Animation director Jeff Hale, whose half century of work included the controversial Lenny Bruce short ‘Thank You Mask Man,’ has died.
Category: In Passing
Often earnest, sometimes campy, ‘Star Trek’ employed the distant future and primitive special effects -- at least by today’s standards -- to take on social issues of the 1960s.
The creator of the popular anime series ‘RWBY’ dies from an allergic reaction during a medical procedure that left him in a coma.
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.
Actress lent her voice to countless iconic cartoon characters including Dexter from ‘Dexter's Laboratory’ and Chuckie from ‘Rugrats.’
First published in 1963, Bridwell’s ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ series has 129 million books in print, an Emmy Award–winning television series, a motion picture and more.
With a career spanning 53 years, animation veteran worked as a painter and inker for Leon Schlesinger Productions, the MGM Cartoon Department, UPA precursor Graphic Films, and Bob Clampett’s Snowball Studios.
Taylor co-wrote and directed Fritz the Cat sequel Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat, the first animated film to compete at Cannes for the Palme D’Or.
In addition to a career spanning 35 years as an animator and artist whose work has garnered over fifty awards, Lauria was much sought out internationally as an animation, layout and character design instructor.
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.’
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.
Animation veteran was a three-time Daytime Emmy Award winner for her work on the 1990s series ‘Animaniacs’ and ‘Pinky and the Brain.’
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.
Comedian, actor and voice-over icon brought star power and improvisation-driven performance to the world of voice acting.
Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning maestro of makeup who helped create the effects for ‘The Exorcist,’ dies at the age of 92.
Richard Percy Jones, who voiced the title character in Disney's 1940 animated film ‘Pinocchio,’ dies at the age of 87 from undetermined causes.
Swiss surrealist artist H.R. Giger, who designed the monster and revolutionary sci-fi sets for the film Alien, dies following injuries sustained from a fall.
British actor Bob Hoskins, who played Eddie Valiant in the 1988, live-action/animated hybrid classic ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ dies at the age of 71.
A memorial fund is established for Miranda Jackson, who contributed to to animated features such as Over the Hedge, Gnomeo and Juliet and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.
Industry veteran and former head of the CalArts Character Animation program dies at the age of 75 from causes related to pulmonary fibrosis.
Legendary animator and director Jimmy Murakami, whose work includes the classic When the Wind Blows and The Snowman cartoons, has died at the age of 80.
Broadcasting legend Arthur Rankin Jr. -- the animator, producer and director behind some of television’s most enduring holiday specials -- is dead at the age of 89 following a bout of illness.