Veteran animator and director Carl Urbano died on October 16, 2003 at the age of 94. Starting in 1931, he worked for Winklers, Van Beuren, Harman-Ising, MGM, Hugh Harman, John Sutherland and Hanna-Barbera. He was awarded the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Golden Award in 1981.
In the second half of his career, Urbano, along with Ray Patterson and a few others, formed the directing backbone at the Hanna-Barbera studios for nearly three decades, working on such programs as CHALLENGE OF THE SUPERFRIENDS, POPEYE, SCOOBY-DOO, POPEYE and CASPER specials.
Services will be held Sunday, October 26, 2003 at 3:00 pm at Pierce Bros. Valley Oaks Memorial Park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village, California 91362, (805) 495-0837.
After the services there will be a gathering of friends and family; details will be announced at the service. AWN will bring you more information as it becomes available.