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Disney Animation, Imagineering Legend X Atencio Dies at Age 98

Iconic artist worked on ‘Pinocchio’ and ‘Fantasia,’ and played key roles in creating the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘Haunted Mansion’ rides at Disneyland.

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‘Wallace and Gromit’ Voice Actor Peter Sallis Dead at 96

British actor and voice talent was the voice of Wallace in ‘Wallace and Gromit,’ the eccentric cheese-loving inventor in the stop-motion animated films from Aardman and Oscar-winning director Nick Park.

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‘Bambi’ Artist Tyrus Wong Dead at 106

Chinese immigrant artist who created the haunting visual style of Walt Disney’s beloved animated classic overcame poverty, discrimination and a lack of recognition to become one of the most celebrated Chinese-American artists of the 20th century.

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Another Bright Star in the World of Animation Shines in the Heavens: Eduard Nazarov 1941-2016

On September 11, 2016 the world lost a renowned animator with the passing of Russian director Eduard Vasilevich Nazarov in Moscow at the age of 75.

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‘Rugrats’ Voice Actor Jack Riley Dead at 80

Veteran character actor voiced the role of absentminded toy inventor Stu Pickles on the popular ’90s cartoon ‘Rugrats,’ its subsequent movies, and its 2003 spin-off, ‘All Grown Up!’

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Argentine Comic Artist Carlos Nine Dies at Age 72

Iconic artist whose work has appeared in publications including ‘Fierro,’ ‘Clarín,’ ‘Le Monde,’ ‘The New York Times,’ ‘The New Yorker’ and ‘Playboy’ was the 2012 recipient of Argentina’s Platinum Konex Award, which honored him as the foremost illustrator of the decade.

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Studio Ghibli Animator Makiko Futaki Passes Away at 57

Renowned Japanese animator known for her work on nearly every major Studio Ghibli production, as well as Katsuhiro Otomo’s ‘Akira’ adaptation, dies following treatment for an unspecified illness at a Tokyo hospital.

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Former UCLA Animation Workshop Head Dan McLaughlin Dead at 84

A 1958 graduate of the UCLA Theater Arts Department, McLaughlin served as head of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Animation Workshop from 1970 until his retirement in 2007.

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Voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck Joe Alaskey Dies at 63

One of the most celebrated successors of legendary voice actor Mel Blanc, Alaskey was one of Blanc’s only successors to work alongside the veteran voice performer prior to his death in 1989.

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Paul Tibbett Talks About That Time David Bowie Did Voice Work for ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’

David Bowie voiced The King of Atlantis, otherwise known as Lord Royal Highness, in the 2007 one-hour ‘Atlantis SquarePantis’ TV special that kicked off season five.

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