Margaret Nichols Dies at 82
Nichols was a sequence director on the TV series Robotix (1985), G.I. Joe (1985–86), Jem (1985–88), Transformers (1986–87) and The Little Wizards (1987), as well as the 1985 video Bigfoot and the Muscle Machines and TV-movie The GLO Friends Save Christmas. Her first screen credit was as a layout artist for the 1970 TV-movie Uncle Sam Magoo. Nichols was a background and layout artist for the 1971 musical film Shinbone Alley.
At Disney, Nichols was a key clean-up artist for the movie The Black Cauldron (1985), and a character key for The Little Mermaid (1989) and The Rescuers Down Under (1990). She was a timing director and sheet timer for X-Men (1992–94), and a timing director for the 1994 TV series The Tick.