files/pictures/picture-35.jpgVeteran animation producer Alex Johns has died, reports VARIETY
. He passed on Aug. 7 following a long-term illness. He was 43 years old.
Johns was a producer on Warner Bros.' THE ANT BULLY, as well as FUTURAMA and OLIVE, THE OTHER REINDEER. He began his career in animation as a production coordinator on THE REN AND STIMPY SHOW.
Despite being colorblind, he started his Hollywood career in the 1980s colorizing classic films.
His mother and four brothers survive him.