The CalArts alum and well-respected animation veteran spent almost 40 years as a writer, story artist, and designer on some of the industry's most successful shows.
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Legendary animator, illustrator, producer, and author, who won an Academy Award in 1961 for his animated short, ‘Munro,’ passed away last Thursday at his home in Prague.
The Disney Legend lent her voice talents to hundreds of Disney film, TV and theme park projects as well as characters on ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Babe.’
The legendary artist, known for her surreal designs, environmental concerns and intimate portrayals of human sexuality and emotions, has passed away from cancer.
Named a Disney Legend in 2007, chief archivist dedicated his four-decade career at the studio to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks and beyond.
Winsor McCay Award-winning artist worked on numerous iconic films including ‘Pinocchio,’ ‘Fantasia’ and ‘Cinderella.’
Noted Danish musician and artist was best known for his animated shorts including ‘Anna & Bella,’ which took Oscar gold in 1985.
Prolific writer and collector was a pioneer in U.S. fandom, helping introduce previously obscure Japanese animation and comics to a new generation of consumers.
Prolific writer, editor and publisher co-created many of the industry’s most iconic characters, including Spider-Man, Iron-Man, the Hulk and Black Panther.
Artist was known for his tremendous talent as well as charm managing access to the studio’s secret Love Lounge.
Disney Imagineering CTO remembered for his numerous technical achievements and contributions to popular theme park attractions during his nearly 30-year tenure at the company.
UK kid’s TV pioneer received 2014 BAFTA Special Award for his incredible contribution to children’s media.
The animator’s credits include directing such classic anime features as ‘Grave of the Fireflies’ and the Oscar-nominated ‘The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.’
Actress voiced Daphne Blake for more than 30 years, beginning with the second season of ‘Scooby Doo, Where Are You!’ in 1970.
Career of key member of the team of animators that created the iconic Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd characters spans 60 years.
Winnipeg-born talent was part of the first generation of animators hired and trained by animation legend Norman McLaren during the early years of the National Film Board of Canada.
Iconic artist worked on ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Fantasia,’ and played key roles in creating the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘Haunted Mansion’ rides at Disneyland.
Forerunner and creative leader of Walt Disney Imagineering led the development of Disney theme parks and attractions for next three decades.