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Independent Stop-Motion Animator Jane Aaron Dies at 67

New York-based internationally recognized, award-winning animator, author and illustrator Jane Aaron designed, produced and directed more than 150 short animated films for ‘Sesame Street.’

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Comedian and Looney Tunes Voice Actor Stan Freberg Dies at 88

Satirist, comedian and voice actor Stan Freberg voiced characters for the now-classic Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoons, working with the genre’s king, Mel Blanc.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

NFB French Animation Founder René Jodoin Dies at 94

NFB director-producer was an early collaborator of Norman McLaren, founder of the NFB’s French Animation Studio, and the recipient of the 2001 Prix Albert-Tessier.

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‘Incredibles’ Voice Actor Elizabeth Peña Dies at 55

Latin actress voiced the role of the mysterious Mirage in Pixar’s ‘The Incredibles,’ as well as voicing characters in the television series ‘Maya & Miguel,’ ‘Justice League’ and ‘American Dad.’

 

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SNL Star and Voice of Apu's Wife Jan Hooks Passes at 57

The comedienne and actress had a recurring role on ‘The Simpsons,’ voicing the ever-patient Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon, who puts up with her husband Apu's long hours at the Kwik-E-Mart while caring for octuplets.

Disney Headline News

Disney Plans ‘Aladdin’ Telecasts in Remembrance of Robin Williams

In remembrance of Robin Williams, special presentations of the animated film ‘Aladdin’ are set for this weekend on Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.

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