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Do you have to say "x dubbed over the actor's voice" or can you just say "dubbed over the actor"? I am wondering if we need to say actor's voice or use actor's instead of actor to imply it's the actor's voice we're referring to.

Here's an example:

An interpreter dubbed over the president of the United States as he was giving his speech.

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Either way is fine. Obviously in a dubbed movie it's the voices that have been dubbed over, but you can just say you dubbed over the actors.

However it's not usually the person speaking who is doing the dubbing. That's done by a sound engineer or someone with a similar job. In your example it's more common to use the passive voice:

An interpreter was dubbed over the President of the United States as he was giving his speech.

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