Animator?: UPA c57


WAISS, George (1 June 1907-17 July 1990)

Animator: LANTZ c37-38 (Andy Panda, Woody Woodpecker); DISNEY c39 (Fantasia 40); FLEISCHER 40 (Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41); PLAYHOUSE PICTURES 67 (The Night Before Christmas 68); FINE ARTS FILMS 68 (Shinbone Alley 71); FILMATION 69-73/77 (Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down 70 [Computer Suitor], Archie’s Funhouse 70, Sabrina and the Groovie Ghoulies 70, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 72, The Brady Kids 72 [You Took the Words Right Out of My Tape, It’s All Greek to Me], The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie 72 [Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Meet the Groovie Ghoulies], My Favorite Martians 73, Mission: Magic! 73, Lassie’s Rescue Rangers 73, Star Trek 73-74 [22 episodes], Space Sentinels 77, The New Archie/Sabrina Hour 77)

Effects Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. 39-40 (Merrie Melodies 40 [Tom Thumb in Trouble, Wacky Wildlife])

Designer/Effects Animator: RAINBOW PICTURES c58 (My Milkman Joe 58)

NOTE: DISNEY newspaper strip artist Dec 42-Aug 46 (Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse); Comic book artist 42-46 (Mickey Mouse, Bucky Bug, Porky Pig, Sniffles and Mary Jane); DISNEY Overseas comic book writer 76


WAIT, Elmer (22 Jan 1890-Mar 1963)

Assistant Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. c35-36 (Porky Pig 37 [Tex AVERY Unit])

Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. c36-37 (Porky Pig 37)


WALBRIDGE, John (19 July 1908-20 Jan 1995)

Character Designer: DISNEY 35-42 (Pinocchio 40, Fantasia 40, Dumbo 41)

Layouts: DISNEY c36 (Silly Symphony 37 [Woodland Café])

Story: DISNEY c45-50 (Make Mine Music 46, Melody Time 48, Alice in Wonderland 51)


WALDMAN, Myron (23 Apr 1908-4 Feb 2006)

Opaquer: ASSOCIATED ANIMATORS 25 (Mutt and Jeff)

Opaquer/Inker/Inbetweener: FLEISCHER 30 [6 months]

Animator: FLEISCHER 31-42 [Head animator 34-42] (Screen Song 31-34 [By the Light of the Silvery Moon 31, Wait Till the Sun Shines Nellie 32, Sing a Song 32, Popular Melodies 33, The Peanut Vendor 33, Boilesk 33, Boo Boo Theme Song 33, I Like Mountain Music 33, Let’s All Sing Like the Birdies Sing 34, Tune Up and Sing 34, Love Thy Neighbor 34], Betty Boop 33-39 [Betty Boop’s Birthday Party 33, Betty Boop in I Heard 33, Betty Boop’s Hallowe’en Party 33, Betty Boop’s Trial 34, There’s Something About a Soldier 34, Betty Boop’s Little Pal 34, Betty Boop’s Prize Show 34, Keep in Style 34, When My Sheep Comes in 34, Baby Be Good 35, Taking the Blame 35, Stop That Noise 35, No! No! A Thousand Time No! 35, A Little Soap and Water 35, A Language All My Own 35, Judge for a Day 35, Betty Boop with Henry the Funniest Living American 35, Little Nobody 35, Betty Boop and the Little King 36, Not Now 36, Betty Boop and Little Jimmy 36, You’re Not Built That Way 36, Training Pigeons 36, Be Human 36, Making Friends 36, Pudgy Takes a Bow-Wow 37, Pudgy Picks a Fight 37, Riding the Rails 38, Honest Love and True 38, Pudgy and the Lost Kitten 38, Rhythm on the Reservation 39], Popeye 34 [Can You Take It?], Color Classic 36-39 [Hawaiian Birds 36, Bunny-Mooning 37, Peeping Penguins 37, Educated Fish 37, Hunky and Spunky 38, The Playful Polar Bears 38, All’s Fair at the Fair 38, Always Kickin’! 39, The Barnyard Brat 39], Gulliver’s Travels 39, Stone Age 40 [Way Back When a Nag Was Only a Horse, You Can’t Shoe a Horsefly, Springtime in the Rock Age], Animated Antics 41 [Twinkletoes in Hat Stuff ], Superman 42 [Superman in The Billion Dollar Limited, Superman in The Magnetic Telescope, Superman in The Japoteurs]); FAMOUS 42/46-56 (Superman 43 [Superman in The Mummy Strikes], Little Lulu 47 [Musicalulu, Loose in a Caboose, Cad and Caddy, A Bout with a Trout 47], Noveltoon 47-54 [Santa’s Surprise 47, Flip Flap 48, There’s Good Boos Tonight 48, The Land of the Lost 48, The Little Cut-Up 49, Teacher’s Pest 50, Winner by a Hare 53, The Oily Bird 54], Casper 49-56 [A-Haunting We Will Go 49, Boos in the Nite 50, Casper Comes to Clown 51, Spunky Skunky 52, Cage Fright 52, Spook No Evil 53, Do or Diet 53, Boos and Saddles 53, Zero the Hero 54, Boos and Arrows 54, Boo Ribbon Winner 54, Hide and Shriek 55, Spooking with a Brogue 55, Bull Fright 55, Red, White and Boo 55, Line of Screammage 56], Screen Song 49-51 [Spring Song 49, Toys Will Be Toys 49, Marriage Vows 49, Strolling Thru the Park 49, The Big Drip 49, Shortenin’ Bread 50, Fiesta Time 50, Drippy Mississippi 51, Miners Forty Niners 51], Kartune 52 [Forest Fantasy], Katnip 52 [Feast and Furious], Herman & Katnip 53 [Herman the Catoonist]); PARAMOUNT 56-57/60-61 (Casper 57-58 [Spooking About Africa 57, Ice Scream 57, Heir Restorer 58, Spook and Span 58], Modern Madcap 61 [The Phantom Moustacher], Noveltoon 61 [Cape Kidnaveral]); HAL SEEGER 61-62 (Out of the Inkwell 61-62, Muggy-Doo, Boy Cat 63 [Boy Pest with Osh], Flukey Luke 64 [Lost Pursuit, Missing Masters, Tired Gun], Muggy-Doo, Boy Fox 65-66 [You Auto Be in Pictures 65, Crumb Bumming 65, Gogh Van Gogh 65, Muggy Doo or Die 65, From Riches to Rags 66], Fearless Fly 65-66 [Martian Meet Their Match 65, Fly by Might 65, Goofy Dr. Goo Fee 65, Invincible Vs. Invisible 65, Fatty Karate 66, Stage Plight 66, Private Fly 66, Napoleon Bonafly 66], Milton the Monster 65-66 [The Pot Thickens 65, Medium Undone 65, Ghoul School 65, Goon Platoon 65, The Dummy Talks 65, V for Vampire 65, Montrous Escape 65, The Flying Cup and Saucer 66, Monstrous Monster 66, Mummy’s Thumb 66], Batfink 66-67 [The Short Circuit Case 66, The Sonic Boomer 67, Nuts of the Round Table 67, Myron the Magician 67, Ebenezer the Freezer 67, The Dirty Sinker 67, A Living Doll 67, Go Fly a Bat 67, Spin the Batfink 67, The Mark of Zero 67, The Indian Taker 67, Goldstinger 67, The Beep Bopper 67, Topsy Turvy 67, The Kangarobot 67, Robber Hood 67, Backwards Box 67, Double Double Crossers 67, Hugo the Crimefighter 67, Unhappy Birthday 67, The Copycat Bat 67, Blankenstein 67, Ego A-Go-Go 67, Father Time Bomb 67, Batfink: This Is Your Life 67]; SHAMUS CULHANE PRODUCTIONS 75-76 (Noah’s Animals 76, King of the Beasts 77)

Directing Animator: FLEISCHER 40-41 (Color Classic 40 [Ants in the Plants], Popeye 41 [Problem Pappy, Popeye Meets Rip Van Winkle], Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy 41, Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41); FAMOUS 47-56 (Little Lulu 48 [The Dog Show-Off], Screen Song 49-50 [Spring Song 49, Snow Foolin’ 49, Jingle Jangle Jungle 50, Fresh Yeggs 50], Casper 50-56 [Boos in the Nite 50, Once Upon a Rhyme 50, To Boo or Not to Boo 51, Boo Scout 51, Casper Comes to Clown 51, Casper Takes a Bow Wow 51, The Deep Boo Sea 52, Frightday the 13th 53, By the Old Mill Scream 53, Little Boo-Peep 53, Boo Moon 54, Puss n’ Boos 54, Red, White and Boo 55, Dutch Treat 56], Noveltoon 50 [Land of the Lost Jewels, Pleased to Eat You], Kartune 51-52 [Vegetable Vaudeville 51, Dizzy Dinosaurs 52]; PARAMOUNT 56-57 (Casper 57 [Hooky Spooky, Peekaboo, Ghost of Honor, Ice Scream])

Director/Head of Animation Department: HAL SEEGER 58-60/61-68 (TV commercials [Jell-O et al], Out of the Inkwell 62-63, Milton the Monster 65-68, Batfink 66-67, Flukey Luke)

Director/Producer: WALDMAN c69-80s (TV Commercials [Burlington bed sheets, starring Popeye and Olive Oyl et al])

Director/Art Director/Backgrounds: JOLERON c83 (The Tin Woodsman in Search of a Heart: A Joleron Production Starring the Tin Woodman from the Land of Oz 84 [for American Heart Association])

NOTE: Created Betty Boop’s pet dog Pudgy at FLEISCHER. Newspaper Strip artist 46-49 (Happy the Humbug); Book writer/illustrator 43 (Eve)



Animator?: TERRY -26-


WALKER, Alexander (Sandy)

Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. c33-35 (Buddy 34-35, Merrie Melodies 34-37, Porky and Beans 36, Porky Pig 36)

Animation Checker: HARMAN-ISING c35-38; SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. c38-41-


WALKER, Alfred J. (Al) (18 Dec 1908- )

Inbetweener: DISNEY 38-40 (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 37 [Dwarfs], Bambi 42 [Thumper])

NOTE: Comic Book artist for FICTION HOUSE 40-43/46-48


WALKER, Harold (Hal)

Animator: PAT SULLIVAN c23-29 (Felix the Cat); FLEISCHER c34-41 (Popeye 35/42 [Beware of Barnacle Bill 35, Pleased to Meet Cha! 35, Dizzy Divers 35, Blunder Below 42], Screen Song 36 [I Feel Like a Feather in the Breeze], Betty Boop 37-38 [The Foxy Hunter 37, Be Up to Date 38, Pudgy the Watchman 38], Gulliver’s Travels 39, Stone Age 40 [Way Back When Women Had Their Weight], Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41, Superman 41, The Raven 42)


WALKER, James Timothy

Director: SAM NICHOLSON/CRESTON c60-61 (Calvin and the Colonel 61-62); HANNA-BARBERA c86-01 (Yogi’s Great Escape 87, Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island 98, The Mansion Cat 00, Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring 02)

Assistant Animator: FINE ARTS FILMS c69 (Shinbone Alley 70)

Animator: DE PATIE-FRELENG c76-77 (Baggy Pants and the Nitwits 77-78, What’s New, Mr. Magoo? 77-79); HANNA-BARBERA c77-78 (The Godzilla Power Hour 78, The Godzilla Super 90 78-79, Challenge of the Super Friends 78-79, Scooby’s All-Stars 78-79); SANRIO c78 (Winds of Change aka Metamorphoses 78); FILMATION c78-79 (Flash Gordon 79-80, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle/Quacula 79-80)

Assistant Director: HANNA-BARBERA c83-86 (Challenge of the GoBots 84-85)

Sheet Timer: HANNA-BARBERA c01 (Samurai Jack 01-02)


WALKER, John E. (Johnny)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY -52-58 (Sleeping Beauty 59 [Assistant to Marc DAVIS])

Director: UPA c60-61 (The Dick Tracy Show 61-62), SAM NICHOLSON c61 (Calvin and the Colonel 61-62); DE PATIE-FRELENG c65-66 (The Super Six 66-67); JAY WARD c66-69 (George of the Jungle 67-70); HANNA-BARBERA c81-82 (Heidi’s Song 82, The All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show 83-84); MARVEL c82-86 (Dungeons and Dragons 83-87); FILM ROMAN c87-94 (Garfield and Friends 88-95)

Animator: UPA c62 (Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol 62); FUNNY COMPANY c63 (The Funny Company 63); HANNA-BARBERA c69-72/76/77-81 (The Harlem Globetrotters 70-73, A Flintstone Christmas 77, The Godzilla Power Hour 78, The Godzilla Super 90 78-79, Challenge of the Super Friends 78-79, The New Shmoo 79, Godzilla 79/81, The Godzilla/Globetrotters Adventure Hour 79-80, The Godzilla/Hong Kong Phooey Hour 80-81, The Kwicky Koala Show 81-82); KRANTZ/BAKSHI c70-71 (Fritz the Cat 72); BAKSHI c72-74 (Heavy Traffic 73, Coonskin 75); SANRIO 77-78 (Winds of Change aka Metamorphoses 78); S4C INTERNATIONAL [UK] c90 (Joshua Jones 91)

Layouts: HANNA-BARBERA c76-77 (The All-New Super Friends Hour 77-78, Scooby’s All-Stars 78-79)

Story Director: HANNA-BARBERA c77-78 (Yogi’s Space Race 78-79)

Assistant Director: RUBY-SPEARS c84-85 (The Centurions 85-86)

Producer: MARVEL/SUNBOW c85-86 (G.I. Joe 86-87)


WALKER, Kenneth (Ken)

Animator: DISNEY c46-51 (Goofy 47 [Foul Hunting], Mickey Mouse 52 [Pluto’s Party], Donald Duck 52 [Trick or Treat]); FILM GRAPHICS, INC. c54 (The Village and the School 54 [for US Information Agency]); HAL SEEGER c64-67 (Milton the Monster 65-68); FOCUS FILMS c73 (The Mad Magazine TV Special 74); DE PATIE-FRELENG c73-74/81 (Bailey’s Comets 73-75, Pink Panther [Trail of the Lonesome Pink 74], The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat 82)



Title Card Designer/Letterer: DISNEY Late 30s (Donald Duck [Good Scouts 38])


WALLETT, William P. (Bill) (15 Mar 1907-10 Apr 1987)

Story Sketch Man: DISNEY c38-41 (Fantasia 40 [Rite of Spring])


WALLICK, Sidney (1 Sept 1904-Dec 1983)

Animator?: FLEISCHER -30-31-


WALSH, Stanley (Stan) (26 July 1920-3 Jan 1996)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY 39-41/45-50 (Mickey Mouse 41 [Pluto’s Playmate])

Co-Founder/Director: QUARTET FILMS 52- -70 (TV Commercials: Tony the Tiger et al)

Animator: SKETCHBOOK FILM PRODUCTIONS c54 (Tom Schuler – Cobbler, Statesman 54 [for US Information Agency]); BAGDASARIAN/DIC c80 (A Chipmunk Christmas 81)

Animator/Director: STORYBOARD, INC./HUBLEY c55- -68 (TV Commercials: Bank of America, Snowdrift 57, A Date with Dizzy 68)

Story Director: HANNA-BARBERA c71-72 (Wait Till Your Father Gets Home 72-73 [Help Wanted 72, Love Story 72, Chet’s Job 72, Chet’s Fiancée 72, The Mouse 72, Duty Calls 72, The New Car 72, The Prowler 72, Mama’s Identity 72, The Patient 73, The swimming Pool 73, Sweet Sixteen 73, Music Tycoon 73, Accidents Will Happen 73, Papa in New York 73, The Lady Detective 73, Permissive Papa 73, Papa, the Housewife 73]

Sequence Director: SANRIO c76-78 (Winds of Change aka Metamorphoses 78)

NOTE: Comic book artist 51-54 (Mickey Mouse, Pluto); Children’s book artist 54 (Donald Duck and Chip ‘n’ Dale)


WALTZ, ? [= Stan WALSH?]

Animator: DISNEY c40 (Pluto 41 [Pluto’s Playmate])

WALWORTH, John C. (7 Sept 1913-31 Dec 1991)

Opaquer: AUDIO PRODUCTIONS 33/35 (Western Electric Commercials 33/35)

Assistant Animator: LANTZ 37 [1 week]; FLEISCHER c37-38 (Betty Boop, Gulliver's Travels 39)

Animator/Model Sheets: FLEISCHER c38-42 (Color Classic 39-40 [The Fresh Vegetable Mystery 39, A Kick in Time 40], Popeye 40-41 [Popeye Meets William Tell 40, Nix on Hypnotricks 41, ], Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41); FAMOUS 42-45 (Popeye 43/45 [A Jolly Good Furlough 43, The Hungry Goat 43, Tops in the Big Top 45], Noveltoon 43/45/47 [Blackie and Wolfie - No Mutton fer Nuttin' 43, Dogface - A Self-Made Mongrel 45, Buzzy - The Stupidstitious Cat 47], Little Lulu 44/46 [Eggs Don't Bounce 44, Lulu Gets the Birdie 44, Lulu in Hollywood 44, Lulu's Indoor Outing 44, Lulu at the Zoo 44, Bargain Counter Attack 46, Bored of Education 46], Casper 45 [Casper the Friendly Ghost]); COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS; UNIVERSAL; MGM

NOTE: Designed freebies for Lionel, General Foods, Quaker, Kellogg, McDonald's, Burger King


WANG, Juliana

Inbetweener: FAMOUS 50s


WARD, Jack

Story: FLEISCHER c32-42 (Stone Age 40 [], Popeye 40-42 [Doing Impossikible Stunts 40]); FAMOUS 42- -47 (Popeye 42- -47, Little Lulu 43-46, Noveltoons 44-46)

NOTE: Also VAN BEUREN Music Assistant


WARD, J. Troplong (Jay) (20 Sept 1920-12 Oct 1989)

Animator: FLEISCHER 30s-42; FAMOUS 42-48

Business Manager/Story Editor/Co-Producer [with Alex ANDERSON]: TV ART PRODUCTIONS May 48-51 (Crusader Rabbit 49-51, TV Commercials 49-51 [Italian Swiss Colony wine, Kraft’s Cottage Cheese, Friskies Dog Food])

Owner/Producer/Story: JAY WARD 58-85 (TV Commercials 59-85 [Quaker, Cap’n Crunch, Tom Slick], Rocky and His Friends 59-61 [Rocky and Bullwinkle, Fractured Fairy Tales, Aesop and Son, Mr. Know It All], The Bullwinkle Show 61-63 [Rocky and Bullwinkle, Fractured Fairy Tales, The Improbable History of Mr. Peabody, Dudley Do-Right, Bullwinkle’s Corner], Fractured Flickers 63, The Adventures of Hippity Hopper 64-67, The George of the Jungle Show 67-70 [George of the Jungle, Super Chicken])


WARREN, Eleanor Gale

Animation Checker: GEORGE PAL 40s; BAKSHI c74-75 (Coonskin 75); MELENDEZ c65-66 (A Charlie Brown Christmas 65, It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown 66, Snoopy Come Home 72)


WARREN, Eugene (Gene)

Title Card Designer/Letterer?: DISNEY 40s-45? (Goofy 43 [Victory Vehicles], Donald Duck 43-46 [Home Defense 43, Cured Duck 45, Dumbbell of the Yukon 46], Pluto 44 [First Aiders])

Layouts: JOHN SUTHERLAND c46 (Daffy Ditty 46 [The Lady Says No])

Animator/Effects Animator: GEORGE PAL c46/58- -62 (Puppetoons/Madcap Models 46-47 [Animated models], Tom Thumb 58, The Time Machine 60, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 62); FAIRVIEW/JACK HARRIS c60 (Dinosaurus 60); ZENITH PICTURES c62 (Jack the Giant Killer 62)


WASHAM, Benjamin Alfred (Ben) (17 Mar 1915-28 Mar 1984)

Assistant Animator/Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS c41-44 (Daffy Duck 42, Merrie Melodies 43-44, Sniffles 44)

Animator: WARNER BROS. 44-60/62 (Bugs Bunny 45-46/49-57/59, Merrie Melodies 45-46/52/53/55/56/58/59/61, Sniffles 46, Inki 47/50, Porky Pig 47-51, Hubie & Bertie 48-51, The Three Bears 48/49/51, So Much for So Little 49, Pepe le Pew 49/51-53, Road Runner 49/52/55-60, Charlie Dog 50/51, Claude Cat 50/52, Looney Tunes 51/53/54/63, Marc Anthony and Pussyfoot 53/58, Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog 53/60 [Chuck JONES Unit]); INDUSTRIAL FILM AND POSTER SERVICE c43 (Hell-Bent for Election 44); SAM NICHOLSON/TOTAL TELEVISION c59-62 (King Leonardo and His Short Subjects 60-63); SAM NICHOLSON/CRESTON c60 (Calvin and the Colonel 61); UPA 61 (Gay Purr-ee 62), MGM c62- -67 (Tom and Jerry 63-67); EAGLE FILMS/DE TIEGE c63-64 (The Man from Button Willow 65); CHUCK JONES c75 (Mowgli’s Brothers 76 [Tabaqui]); MURAKAMI-WOLF-SWENSON c88-89 (California Raisins 89-90)

Co-Director: MGM c66 (Tom and Jerry 66); CHUCK JONES/MGM 66 (Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas 66)

Supervising Animator: CHUCK JONES/MGM c69 (The Phantom Toll Booth 69)



Layouts/Backgrounds/Color Designer: MINTZ/COLUMBIA 30s-36 (Scrappy 33-36); COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS 37-46- (Scrappy 37-39, Krazy Kat 39, Fox and Crow 41-46, Color Rhapsody 42 [Song of Victory], Tito 42/45)


WATSON, Donald (Don)

Backgrounds: HANNA-BARBERA c65-72/89 (The Man Called Flintstone 66, Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles 66-68, The Harlem Globetrotters 70-73, Help! It’s the Hair Bear Bunch 71-72, The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie 72-73, Potsworth & Co. 90); DE PATIE-FRELENG c74-76 (The Oddball Couple 75-77); FILMATION c78-79 (Flash Gordon 79-80, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle/Quacula 79-80)

Layouts: WARNER BROS. c71 (Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Meet the Groovy Ghoulies 72); FRED CALVERT c72 (Nanny and the Professor and the Phantom of the Circus 73, The Mini-Munsters 73); FILMATION c72-74/78 (Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 72-79)



Creator/Story: SAM NICHOLSON/TOTAL TELEVISION c59-62 (King Leonardo and His Short Subjects 60-63); TOTAL TELEVISION c62-66 (Tennesse Tuxedo 63-66, Underdog 64-67)


WEAVER, William R. (Bill) (14 Aug 1920-18 Feb 1989)

Inbetweener: DISNEY 29 Aug 39-12 Sept 41 (Pinocchio 40)

Animator: TED ESHBAUGH 43 (Cap’n Cub 45)

Layouts: COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS c45-48 (Phantasy 46-48 [The Schooner the Better 46, Fowl Brawl 47, Leave Us Chase It 47, Tooth or Consequences 47, Pickled Puss 48], Fox and Crow 47, Color Rhapsody 46 [Loco Lobo 46, Big House Blues 47])

NOTE: Comic book artist 49-52/56-63 (Mickey Mouse, Mother Pluto, Pedro Junior Mailman, Woody Woodpecker, Uncle Wiggily); Newspaper strip artist c52-56/67 (Woody Woodpecker, Donald Duck, Scamp)


WEBER, William (Bill)

Animator: LANTZ c32-33 (Oswald the Rabbit 32-33, Pooch the Pup 33)


WEBSTER, Michael

Animator: TV Commercials 50s-60s

NOTE: VP of Tomorrow Entertainment; VP of DISNEY TV Animation 84+


WEEKS, Clair H. (14 Sept 1911-26 Aug 1996)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY 36-43/46-Aug 52/56 (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 37, Ferdinand the Bull 38, Silly Symphony 39 [The Ugly Duckling], Bambi 42, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad 49 [Mr. Toad], Cinderella 50 [Assistant to Frank THOMAS], Alice in Wonderland 51, Peter Pan 52, The Little House 52, Sleeping Beauty 58 [Assistant to Marc DAVIS])

NOTE: Animation teacher in India and Middle East 56-72, in USA 72+


WEHRLE, Joseph A. (Joe) (10 May 1911-9 Oct 1988)

Animator: DISNEY c37-39 (Pinocchio 40)


WEIDMAN, David (Dave)

Designer: STORYBOARD, INC. 50s (TV Commercials [Faygo Beverage et al])

Backgrounds: UPA c55-56; TV SPOTS 57-58 (Crusader Rabbit 57-59); SAM NICHOLSON/CRESTON c60-61 (Calvin and the Colonel 61-62); HANNA-BARBERA c67-70 (The Wacky Races 68-70, Dastardly and Muttley and Their Flying Machines 69-71)

Color Styling: UPA c62-64 (Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol 62, The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo 64-65)


WEINRIB, Leonard (Lennie)

Co-Creator/Story: DE PATIE-FRELENG c69-71 (The Further Adventures of Dr. Doolittle 70-72)

NOTE: Provided voices for various animated shorts and features


WEIR, Joyce

Animator: UPA c44-?


WEISINGER, Mortimer (Mort) (25 Apr 1915-May 1978)

Story Consultant: FILMATION c66-67 (The New Adventures of Superman 66-67)

Story/Story Editor: HANNA-BARBERA

NOTE: Comic book writer/editor at DC COMICS 41-70


WEISS, George

Producer: SCREEN CLASSICS 30s (Trader Korn’s Laffalong)


WEISS, Samuel (Sam) (?-24 Mar 2001)

Art Director: TV SPOTS c57-59 (Crusader Rabbit 57-59); JAY WARD c59-61 (Rocky and His Friends 59-61)

Layouts: UPA c60-61 (The Dick Tracy Show 61-62); PANTOMIME PICTURES/KEN SNYDER c64-65 (Roger Ramjet 65-66)

Production Designer: UPA c62 (Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol 62); EAGLE FILMS/DE TIEGE c63-64 (The Man from Button Willow 65)

Director: PANTOMIME PICTURES 69 (Hot Wheels 69-71); BOSUSTOW c74 (The Legend of John Henry 74); MARVEL c82-84 (G. I. Joe 83-85, G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra 84); BOSUSTOW ENTERTAINMENT c85-95; CRM (Training films)

Sequence Director: MARVEL/SUNBOW c82 (G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero 83)

Producer: MARVEL/SUNBOW c84-85 (G. I. Joe 85-86)

Supervising Producer: MARVEL/SUNBOW c85-86 (G. I. Joe 86-87)


WEISS, William M. (Bill)

General Manager: TERRYTOONS 56-Apr 58

Creative Director: TERRYTOONS Apr 58-66


WELCH, Edward (Eddie)

Production Manager: JEFFERSON FILM CORP. 21-22 (Mutt and Jeff 21-23)


WELDON, William U. (26 Dec 1915-9 Apr 2000)




Animator?: FLEISCHER -30-31-



Inbetweener/Assistant Animator: FLEISCHER 32- -42

Assistant Animator: FAMOUS 42-43

NOTE: Comic book writer/artist 43-69 (Harry Hare, Filbert Fox, Laffy Daffy, House of Mystery)


WEST, Robert [“Tiger”]

Animation Checker/Scene Planner: DISNEY 44 [for Ub IWERKS]

Assistant Animator: DISNEY [Assistant to Bob CARLSON]; MGM 50-53 (Tom & Jerry); LANTZ 54

Assistant Effects Animator: DISNEY c53 [Assistant to Joshua MEADOR]

Vice-President/Production Manager: GRANTRAY-LAWRENCE 53-58

Animator: HANNA-BARBERA; DE PATIE-FRELENG c77-78 (Pink Panther 78 [Doctor Pink, Pink in the Drink, Pink Pull, Pink Quackers, Pink Z-z-z, Star Pink]); DIC

Xerox Supervisor: HANNA-BARBERA 68- -79 (Dear Mr. President 72, Charlotte’s Web 73)

WETZEL, Ross (11 Mar 1917-16 Apr 2013)

Trainee Animator: DISNEY 38

Clean-Up: DISNEY 39-41 (Pinocchio 40 [assistant to Ollie JOHNSTON on Pinocchio], Fantasia 40 [assistant to Ollie JOHNSTON on Flying Horses], Bambi 42 [assistant to Eric Larson])

Animator: U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE FIRST MOTION PICTURE UNIT 42-46 (Army Training Films)

Owner/Animator: THE CARTOONISTS 47- (TV Commercials: Tony the Tiger, Toucan Sam et al)

NOTE: DISNEY Comic Strip Department 39 (Mickey Mouse); King Features 41; Newspaper strip artist 39-41 (Mickey Mouse 39, Felix the Cat 41); Advertising art for Northern Tissue 41/46



Ink and paint: DISNEY 55

Assistant Effects Animator: DISNEY [Assistant to Jack BOYD]

Scene Planner: DISNEY c56-58 (Sleeping Beauty 59)

Assistant Animator: FRED CALVERT PRODUCTIONS c66-68

Animator: HANNA-BARBERA c68-69 (Scooby Doo Where Are You? 69-71); FILMATION c71-77 (Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 72-79)

Director: FILMATION c77-81 (The Captain and the Kids 78, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle/Quacula 79-80, Sport Billy 79-80, Flash Gordon 79-80, Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All 82)

Producer: MARVEL c83-84 (The Transformers 84-85)


WHEELER, Charles (Chuck)

Assistant Director: DISNEY c46 (Pluto 47 [Bone Bandit] [Assistant to Charles NICHOLS])



Animator: DISNEY Early 50s; STORYBOARD, INC. c54-60s (TV Commercials); FILMATION c72-74 (Lassie’s Rescue Rangers 73-75)

Layouts: PANTOMIME PICTURES c69-70 (Sky Hawks 69-71); HANNA-BARBERA c70-72/75-76 (The Harlem Globetrotters 70-73, The Pebbles and Bamm Bamm Show 71-72, Charlotte’s Web 73, Dynomutt Dog Wonder 76-78); FILMATION c72 (Treasure Island 72, Oliver Twist 73)

Character Designer: HANNA-BARBERA c76-80 (The All-New Super Friends Hour 77-78, The Godzilla Power Hour 78, Scooby’s All-Stars 78-79, The Godzilla Super 90 78-79, Godzilla 79/81, The Godzilla/Globetrotters Adventure Hour 79-80, The Godzilla/Hong Kong Phooey Hour 80-81)

NOTE: DISNEY newspaper strip artist 55-73 (True Life Adventures); Children’s book illustrator


WHEELER, William

Animator: IWERKS 30s



WHITAKER, Wetzel O. [Judge] (30 Sept 1908-1 Nov 1985)

Animator: DISNEY c39-51 (Donald Duck 40-51 [Donald’s Dog Laundry 40, Put-Put Troubles 40, Donald’s Vacation 40, Fire Chief 40, Timber 41, Early to Bed 41, Truant Officer Donald 41, Old MacDonald Duck 41, Chef Donald 41, Donald’s Snow Fight 42, Donald Gets Drafted 42, The Vanishing Private 42, Sky Trooper 42, Home Defense 43, Trombone Trouble 44, The Plastics Inventor 44, Donald’s Off Day 44, The Clock Watcher 44, No Sail 45, Lighthouse Keeping 46, Straight Shooters 47, Bootle Beetle 47, Tea for Two Hundred 48, Honey Harvester 49, All in a Nutshell 49, The Greener Yard 49, Slide Donald Slide 49, Lion Around 50, Food for Feudin’ 50, Bee at the Beach 50, Chicken in the Rough 51, Corn Chips 51], Goofy 46 [A Knight for a Day], Make Mine Music 46, Fun and Fancy Free 47, Melody Time 48, Cinderella 50, Alice in Wonderland 51, Peter Pan 52, Lambert the Sheepish Lion 52)

Owner/Producer: WHITAKER c64 (Man’s Search for Happiness 64)

NOTE: Director/Producer of live-action religious films 60-74



Assistant Animator: CRAWLEY FILMS/RANKIN BASS c63 (Return to Oz 64)


WHITE, Patrick J.

Storyboards: JOHN SUTHERLAND c47-48 (Chiquita Banana Minute Movie Playlets 47-48)


WHITE, Spaulding

Animator: DISNEY 40s; TV ART PRODUCTIONS 48-50 (Crusader Rabbit 48-51)


WHITE, Volney L. (20 May 1907-23 Dec 1966)

Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. c36-38 (Porky Pig 36-38 [Porky’s Poultry Plant 36, Porky in the Northwoods 36, Porky’s Building 37, The Case of the Stuttering Pig 37, Porky at the Crocadero 38, Porky’s Hare Hunt 38, Wholly Smoke 38], Merrie Melodies 37 [Speaking of the Weather 37], Egghead 38 [A-Lad-in Bagdad 38]); TERRYTOONS c39-40; TV ART PRODUCTIONS 48-50 (Crusader Rabbit 49-51); UPA c61-62 (Gay Purr-ee 62)

Director: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. c38; TERRYTOONS 40 (Gandy Goose 40 [The Magic Pencil], Wot’s All th’ Shootin’ fer? 40, Rover’s Rescue 40, Love in a Cottage 40, Touchdown Demon 40, Hairless Hector 41, When Knights Were Bold 41)


WHITMAN, Vincent (10 Mar 1893-Mar 1973)

Animator/Director/Story: LUBIN 14-15 (VW Cartoons 14-15)


WHITNEY, James (1921-1982)

Animator/Director: MOTION PICTURE GRAPHICS, INC. 52-55

Animator/Director/Producer: JAMES WHITNEY (Yantra 55, Lapis 65, Dwija 76, Wu Ming 77, Kang Jing Xiang 82)

NOTE: Brother of John WHITNEY.


WHITNEY, John Sr. (8 Apr 1917-22 Sept 1995)

Animator/Director/Producer: JOHN WHITNEY (Mozart Rondo 49, Hot House 49, Celery Stalks at Midnight 51); MOTION PICTURE GRAPHICS, INC. 52-75- (TV Commercials, Catalog 1961 61, Permutations 66, Matrix series 70s, Arabesque 75)

Director: UPA 55

Effects Animator/Director/Producer: MOTION GRAPHICS, INC. c57-70 (Animated titles and sequences in live-action films: Vertigo 58, The Glass Bottom 66, The Andromeda Strain 71)

NOTE: Brother of James WHITNEY. Worked as film specialist at CHARLES & RAY EARNES STUDIO c56


WHITTIER, Gordon (2 Nov 1908-28 Jan 1991)

Animator: FAMOUS 42- -60s (Little Lulu 45-48 [Man’s Pest Friend 45, Loose in a Caboose 46, Musica-Lulu 47, Cad and Caddy 47, A Bout with a Trout 47], Screen Song 49/51 [Toys Will Be Toys 49, Snow Fooling 49, Drippy Mississippi 51], Noveltoons 50 [Teacher’s Pest], Casper 54 [Boo Moon], The New Casper Cartoon Show 63); FOCUS FILMS c73 (The Mad Magazine TV Special 74); NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY c76 (Tubby the Tuba 76)


WICKERSHAM, Robert (Bob) (“Bob WICK’’) (c1908-21 Apr 1962)

Animator: MINTZ c32 (Scrappy); HARMAN-ISING/WARNER BROS. c32-33 (Bosko 33); IWERKS c33; DISNEY c33-37 (Silly Symphony 33-38 [The Night Before Christmas 33, The Flying Mouse 34, The Robber Kitten 35, Who Killed Cock Robin? 35, Three Orphan Kittens 35, Broken Toys 35, Elmer Elephant 36, Three Blind Mouseketeers 36, More Kittens 36, Little Hiawatha 37, The Old Mill 37, Wynken Blynken and Nod 38], Mickey Mouse 34-38 [Playful Pluto 34, Mickey’s Steamroller 34, Mickey Plays Papa 34, The Dognapper 34, Mickey’s Man Friday 35, The Band Concert 35, Pluto’s Judgment Day 35, Thru the Mirror 36, Pluto’s Quin-puplets 37, Lonesome Ghosts 37, Mickey’s Parrot 38], Donald and Goofy 38 [Polar Trappers], Donald Duck 38 [Donald’s Golf Game]); FLEISCHER c39-41 (Color Classic 40 [A Kick in Time], Popeye 40 [Popeye Meets William Tell]; COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS 41 (Color Rhapsody 41 [Red Riding Hood Rides Again]); WARNER BROS. 51 (Bugs Bunny 51 [Big Top Bunny], Daffy Duck 51 [Thumb Fun]); TERRYTOONS c52-54

Animator/Story: FLEISCHER 40 (Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41)

Story: FLEISCHER 40-41 (Gabby 41 [All’s Well, Gabby’s Swing Cleaning, It’s a Hap-Hap-Happy Day], Animated Antics 41 [Animated Antics], Color Classic 41 [Vitamin Hay])

Director: COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS 41-46 (Color Rhapsody 42/43/45/47 [The Fox and the Grapes 41, Concerto in B Flat Minor 42, Woodman Spare That Tree 42, Song of Victory 42, Tito’s Guitar 42, Slay It with Flowers 43, Tree for Two 43, A-Hunting We Won’t Go 43, Imagination 43, Rippling Rhythm 45, Cockatoos for Two 47, Mother Hubba Hubba Hubbard 47], Fable [Under the Shedding Chestnust Tree 42, Wolf Chases Pigs 42], The Fox and the Crow 42-46 [Tollbridge Troubles 42, Plenty Below Zero 43, Room and Board 43, Way Down Yonder in the Corn 43, The Dream Kids 44, Mr. Moocher 44, Be Patient, Patient 44, The Egg Yegg 45, Phoney Baloney 45, Foxy Flatfoots 46, Mysto Fox 46], Phantasy [Willoughby’s Magic Hat 43, Magic Strength 44, Booby Socks 45, Snap Happy Traps 46, Uncultured Vulture 47], Li’l Abner 44 [Sadie Hawkins Day, Porkuliar Piggy], Flippy 46 [Catnipped, Silent Tweetment]); CARRY-WESTON 46 (The Inside Story of Seaman Joe 46)

Director/Story: COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS 44-45 (The Fox and the Crow 45 [Ku-Ku Nuts], Color Rhapsody 45/46 [Tito: Fiesta Time, Picnic Panic])

Owner/Animator/Director: TV SPOTS 48-54 (TV Commercials)

Character Designer/Director/Producer: SWIFT-CHAPLIN c55-62 (TV Commercials [Jolly Green Giant et al])

NOTE: Comic book artist/writer 45-52 (The Fox and the Crow, Flippity and Flop, Daniel Spaniel, Colonel Punchy Penguin, Whitey, The Kilroys, Spencer Spook, Teepee Tim)



Backgrounds: UPA c70 (Uncle Sam Magoo 70)


WIGGENHORN, Bard (18 June 1911-Apr 1995)

Animator: DISNEY c40 (Mickey Mouse 41 [The Little Whirlwind], Pluto 41 [Pluto’s Playmate]); UPA c59 (Mr. Magoo 59 [Terror Faces Magoo])


WILDE, Percival

Story: UPA [NY] c55 (The Rise of Duton Lang 55)


WILDEY, Douglas S. (Doug) (2 May 1922-4 Oct 1994)

Animator/Layouts/Production Designer: CAMBRIA Early 60s (Space Angel 62-63, TV Commercials for Dynaman, Ralston)

Supervising Art Director/Story: HANNA-BARBERA 64 (The Adventures of Jonny Quest 64-65)

Animation Supervisor/Art Director: GRANTRAY-LAWRENCE 66-67 (The Marvel Superheroes 66-68 [Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man, Sub-Mariner])

Character Designer/Model Sheets: FILMATION 68 (The Batman/Superman Hour 68-69)

Layouts/Story Director: PANTOMIME PICTURES c69-70 (Sky Hawks 69-71)

Animator: HANNA-BARBERA c67 (Fantastic Four 67-68)

Associate Producer/Director: DE PATIE-FRELENG 74-77 (Return to the Planet of the Apes 75-76)

Art Director/Character Designer: HANNA-BARBERA c77-81 (The Godzilla Power Hour 78, Jana of the Jungle 78, The Godzilla Super 90 78-79, Godzilla 79/81, The Godzilla/Globetrotters Adventure Hour 79-80, The Godzilla/Hong Kong Phooey Hour 80-81)

Character Designer/Story Director: RUBY-SPEARS c82-85 (Mr. T 83-86)

Creative Consultant: RUBY-SPEARS c85-86 (Rambo 86, Chuck Norris’ Karate Commandos 86)

NOTE: Comic book writer/artist 47-87 (Gene Autry, Tarzan, Korak, Merlin Jones, Rio); Newspaper strip writer/artist 60-75 (Steve Canyon, The Saint, Ambler)


WILKINS, Stanley (Stan)

Animator: UPA c55-59 (Mr. Magoo, 1001 Arabian Nights with Mr. Magoo 59)


WILL, James (Jim) (10 June 1911-30 Nov 1966)

Animator: DISNEY c40 (Mickey Mouse 41 [The Little Whirlwind], The Reluctant Dragon 41 [Goofy in How to Ride a Horse])

Effects Animator: DISNEY c41 (Bambi 42)



Animator: FLEISCHER c40



Animator: SAM NICHOLSON/CRESTON c60 (Calvin and the Colonel 61)


WILLIAMS, Charles (Chuck)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY c56- -77 (Sleeping Beauty 59 [Three Fairies], The Saga of Windwagon Smith 61, Robin Hood 73, The Rescuers 77)

Animator: DISNEY c73- -76 (Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too 74, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 77)

Assistant Animator Supervisor: DISNEY c77 (Pete’s Dragon 77)


WILLIAMS, Donald (Don)

Animator: LANTZ/UNIVERSAL c32-33/44-45/55 (Oswald the Rabbit 33, Woody Woodpecker 44-45, Chilly Willy 55); HARMAN-ISING c33; SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. 33-37 (Buddy 33-35, Merrie Melodies 34-36, Beans 35-36, Porky Pig 36-37), DISNEY c37-41 (Donald Duck 37 [Donald’s Nephews 38]); MGM c41-44 (The Stork’s Holiday 43); COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS c45 (Phantasy 45); WARNER BROS. 46-49 (Merrie Melodies 46-48, Babbit and Catstello 46, Foghorn Leghorn and Henery Hawk 46, Sylvester 47, Goofy Gophers 47, Daffy Duck 47-49, Pepe le Pew 48, Looney Tunes 48, Porky Pig 49, Bugs Bunny 49 [Art DAVIS and Chuck JONES Units]); HANNA-BARBERA c58-62/81 (Quick Draw McGraw 59-62, Heidi’s Song 82); DE PATIE-FRELENG/WARNER BROS. 63-67 (Speedy Gonzales 64, Sylvester and Speedy Gonzales 64-65, Road Runner Speedy Gonzales and Sylvester 65, Road Runner 65, Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales 65/67); DE PATIE-FRELENG 63-72/74-81 (Pink Panther 64-72/75-76/81, The Inspector 65-69, Roland and Rattfink 68-71, Here Comes the Grump 69-70, The Tijuana Toads 69-72, The Further Adventures of Dr. Doolittle 70-72, The Barkleys 72-73, The Blue Racer 72-73, The Houndcats 72-73, ABC Afterschool Specials 73/77, Bailey’s Comets 73-75, The Oddball Couple 75-77, My Mom’s Having a Baby 77, Dr. Seuss’ Halloween Is Grinch Night 77, Baggy Pants and the Nitwits 77-78, What’s New, Mr. Magoo? 77-79, All-New Pink Panther Show 78-79, Dr. Seuss’ Pontoffel Pock Where Are You? 80, The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat 82); KRANTZ c73 (The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat 74)

NOTE: Comic book artist 43-44 (Kuddley Kubs, Theo, Swifty Smith)



Animator?: TERRY -26-


WILLIAMS, Marshall

Story: FILMATION c67 (Journey to the Center of the Earth 67)


WILLIAMS, Richard (Dick)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY c33 (Silly Symphony 33 [Father Noah’s Ark])

Animator: DISNEY c33-37 (Mickey Mouse 35-37 [Giantland 33, Camping Out 34, The Band Concert 35, Mickey’s Circus 36, Lonesome Ghosts 37]); FLEISCHER c40-41 (Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41)


WILLIAMS, Richard (Dick) (19 Mar 1933- )

Animator: DISNEY c50; UPA c52; TV CARTOONS [London] 55-56 (Commercials [Guinness at the Albert Hall et al])

Owner/Producer/Director: RICHARD WILLIAMS [UK/USA] 56-95 (The Little Island 58, Love Me Love ME 62, A Lecture on Man 62, Circus Drawing, Ivor Pittfalks, Diary of a Madman 64, Animated Titles and Inserts for Films 65-68 [What’s New, Pussycat? 65, The Liquidator 67, Casino Royale 67, Sebastian 68, The Charge of the Light Brigade 68], Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Being a Ghost Story of Christmas 71, The Return of the Pink Panther [animated titles] 74, Raggedy Ann and Andy: A Musical Adventure 78, Commercials [Shell: Tempest 82], Who Framed Roger Rabbit 88 [for DISNEY], The Thief and the Cobbler aka Arabian Knight 95)

Co-Producer/Director: WILLIAMS/TABORI 82 (Ziggy’s Gift 82)

NOTE: Born in Canada


WILLIAMS, Joseph Roy (30 July 1907-7 Nov 1976)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY 5 June 30- -34 (Silly Symphony 30-31 [Arctic Antics 30, The Fox Hunt 31], Mickey Mouse 32-38 [The Mad Dog 32, Mickey’s Mellerdrammer 33, The Mail Pilot 33, Mickey’s Mechanical Man 33, Two-Gun Mickey 34])

Animator: DISNEY 32- -38 (Silly Symphony 33-35 [Lullaby Land 33, The Night Before Christmas 33, Water Babies 35], Mickey Mouse 34-38 [Shangaied 34, Mickey’s Steamroller 34, Mickey Plays Papa 34, Mickey’s Man Friday 35, The Band Concert 35, Orphan’s Picnic 36, Lonesome Ghosts 37, The Brave Little Tailor 38], Donald Duck 37 [Modern Inventions], The Practical Pig 39)

Story: DISNEY 36-48/Mar 51-76 (Silly Symphony 36 [Elmer Elephant], Donald Duck 36/45- -52 [Donald and Pluto 36, Cured Duck 45, Donald’s Double Trouble 46, Sleepy Time Donald 47, Donald’s Dilemma 47, Crazy Over Daisy 50, Trick or Treat 52, Working for Peanuts 53, Spare the Rod 54], Saludos Amigos 43, The Three Caballeros 45, Make Mine Music 46, A Cowboy Needs a Horse 56); MGM c49-51 (Car of Tomorrow 51, One Cab’s Family 52 [Tex AVERY Unit])

NOTE: Magazine cartoonist; DISNEY newspaper strip and Overseas Comic Book writer 63-69 (Mickey Mouse and His Friends, Mickey Mouse)


WILLIAMS, Witmer C. (“Bill”) (31 July 1917-12 Jan 1995)

Animator: DISNEY Late 30s-42-

NOTE: Comic book artist 39-43 (Simba, Clipper Kirk, Espionage, Zero, Spike Mason)


WILLIS, Rodney (Rod)

Animator: CRAWLEY FILMS/RANKIN BASS c63 (Return to Oz 64)


WILSON, Al (1921-5 Aug 2007)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY -52-

Animator/Designer: RAY PATIN 40s (TV Commercials); ERA PRODUCTIONS; UPA; LARRY HARMON c60 (Popeye 60-61)

Graphic Designer: JAY WARD c60-62 (The Bullwinkle Show 61-63); DE PATIE-FRELENG c65-66/68-70 (The Super Six 66-67, The Ant and the Aardvark 69-71 [Hasty But Tasty 69, Science Friction 70, Rough Brunch 71])

Layouts: HANNA-BARBERA c66-68/75-78/83-84 (Herculoids 67-69, The Wacky Races 68-70, Jabberjaw 76-78, Challenge of the Super Friends 78-79, Scooby’s All-Stars 78-79, The New Fred and Barney Show 79, Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show 84-85); DE PATIE-FRELENG c68-71 (Here Comes the Grump 69-70, The Further Adventures of Dr. Doolittle 70-72); BAKSHI-KRANTZ; FRED CALVERT PRODUCTIONS

Graphic Designer: DE PATIE-FRELENG c74-76 (The Oddball Couple 75-77)

Character Designer: DISNEY c84-85 (The Black Cauldron 85)


WILSON, Deborah

Assistant Animator: FINE ARTS FILMS c69 (Shinbone Alley 70)


WILSON, John David (1920- )

Animator: GB ANIMATION/HAND [UK] 45-49 (Animaland, Musical Paintbox); UPA 50-52 (Rooty Tooty Toot 52, Mr. Magoo 53, Christopher Crumpet 53, The Tell-Tale Heart 53)

Assistant Animator/Storyboards/Designer: DISNEY 52-55 (Peter Pan 53, Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom 53, Lady and the Tramp 55, Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck); HANNA-BARBERA Early 60s (The Flintstones)

Layouts: DISNEY 53 (Pigs Is Pigs 54)

Owner/Animator/Director/Producer: FINE ARTS FILMS 55 (Tara the Stonecutter 55, Irma la Douce Animated Trailer 63 [for MGM], Exploring 64-66 [Fish and the Burning Stones, Casey at the Bat, Magic Tinderbox, Smallest Elephant in the World, Hailstones and Halibut Bones, Gulliver’s Travels, Emperor’s Oblong Pancake, King Midas, Salty Sea, Battle of Nunker Hill, Darius Green, Johnny Appleseed, Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Voyage to the Moon, Starseekers, Shakespeare’s Songs])

Animation Script Director: AUDIO VISUAL ASSOCIATES 55

Owner/Animator/Director/Producer: FINE ARTS FILMS 55/68-73 (Petroushka 56 [for NBC], Shinbone Alley 70, The Sonny & Cher Show 70-73 [Animated Titles, Bad Bad Leroy Brown, A Cowboy’s Work Is Never Done, Demon Alcohol, Big Yellow Taxi, Reachin’, Brand New Key, Sweet Gypsy Rose, Angie Baby, Black & White, Both Sides Now, Candy Man, One Tin Soldier, Higher Ground – for CBS], Laugh-In Midnight Special 72-76 [for NBC], Carol Burnett Show 72-76 [for CBS], Cos with Bill Cosby 74 [for ABC], Chocolate Princess 74 [for ABC])

Owner/Co-Producer [with Stan FREBERG]: FINE ARTS FILMS 58 (TV Commercials 59 [Butter-Nut Coffee])

Owner/Producer: FINE ARTS FILMS 60 (Journey to the Stars 60, [for NASA Space Pavilion at Seattle World’s Fair])

Owner/Producer: JOHN WILSON PRODUCTIONS PTY. [Australia] 61-67

Owner/Animator: FINE ARTS FILMS 78 (Grease: The Movie 78 [Main title and prologue plus logo – for PARAMOUNT], John Wilson’s Mini-Musicals 81, Stanley the Ugly Duckling 82 [for ABC])

Owner/Animator/Producer: FINE ARTS FILMS 84 (Gotta Serve Somebody 84 [Music Video])

Organizer: DIC c86 (Ghostbusters 87); MARVEL/SUNBOW c86-87 (Fraggle Rock 87, Jem 87-88)

Conceptual Artist/Pre-Production Work: FOX c87 (Ferngully 88)

Director: FOX c89-90 (Peter Pan and the Pirates 90-91); MARVEL c91-95 (Bucky O’Hare 92, Little Shop of Horrors, Space Cats); MTV c91 (The Specialists 92); DIC c94 (The New Adventures of Madeline 95-96)

Supervising Director: PANNONIA FILM/FAMILY FILMS c92 (The Seventh Brother 93)

Character Designer: VORTEX MEDIA ARTS 94 (Madeline Video Game)

Animator: SIRIOL c95 (Kingdom of the Monkeys 96)

NOTE: Born in Great Britain. Art Director for live-action films 44-45 (Great Expectations, The Thief of Bagdad); Founder of ASIFA with Chuck JONES, Ward KIMBALL and Les GOLDMAN 63


WILSON, Rowland Bragg (3 Aug 1930-28 May 2005)

Character Designer: [STUDIO?] 68-c72 (TV Commercials); KIM & GIFFORD c72-73 (Schoolhouse Rock! 73-74); RICHARD WILLIAMS [UK] 73-75; PHIL KIMMELMAN/KMCP 75-80s (TV Commercials, The Trans-Siberian Express 75)

Layout Designer: DISNEY c87-88 (The Little Mermaid 89)

Concept Artist: DISNEY c94-98 (The Hunchback of Notre Dame 96, Hercules 97, Tarzan 99); DON BLUTH c92 (Thumbelina 93)

NOTE: Magazine cartoonist and Newspaper Strip writer/artist (Noon)


WILSON, Sering D.

Director/Owner/Producer: SERING D. WILSON INC. 24-25 (Ebenezer Ebony 25)

WILSON, William

Animator: U.S. ARMY SIGNAL CORPS PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTER c43-45 (War Training Films)

WILZBACH, Allen (Al)

Inbetweener/Assistant Animator: DISNEY c53-58/59-60 (Lady and the Tramp 55, Sleeping Beauty 59, 101 Dalmatians 61)

Animator: HANNA-BARBERA c58-59/61-65/72-85 (Quick Draw McGraw 59-60, Yogi Bear 58-62, The Man Called Flintstone 66, The Addams Family 73-75, The C.B. Bears 77-78, Challenge of the Super Friends 78-79, The New Shmoo 79, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo 79-80, Scooby’s All-Stars 78-79, The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo/Puppy Hour 82-83, The Thirteen Ghosts of Scooby-Doo 85-86, Jetsons: The Movie 90); FRED CALVERT PRODUCTIONS c66-72 (TV Commercials); MISHKIN-HELLMICH-VIRGIEN & FRIENDS 70s-80s (TV Commercials, Faeries 81); FILMATION c86 (Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night 87)

Sequence Artist: TMS c85-86 (Galaxy High School 86-87)

Director: HANNA-BARBERA c90-91 (Yo! Yogi! 91-92); UNIVERSAL (The Land Before Time XII 06)


WINDLEY, Albert (Al) (15 May 1900-Dec 1969)

Photography: KRAZY KAT STUDIO 28-29

Inbetweener?: FLEISCHER 30-31-


WINKLER, Margaret


Producer: WINKLER/R-C PICTURES (Krazy Kat 25); WINKLER/FBO (Krazy Kat 26-27); WINKLER/PARAMOUNT (Krazy Kat 27-29)

NOTE: Wife of Charles MINTZ


WITMER, Thelma D. (18 June 1901-12 July 1996)

Backgrounds: PACIFIC TITLE 32-30s; NATIONAL SCREEN SERVICE 30s; DISNEY c42-54/56-60/65-67 (Why We Fight series 42, Donald Duck 44-53 [Donald’s Off Day 44, No Sail 45, Frank Duck Brings ‘Em Back Alive 46, Clown of the Jungle 47, Bootle Beetle 47, Daddy Duck 48, Inferior Decorator 48, Three for Breakfast 48, Honey Harvester 49, Slide Donald Slide 49, Lion Around 50, Trailer Horn 50, Hook Lion and Sinker 50, Out on a Limb 50, Corn Chips 51, Lucky Number 51, Bee on Guard 51, Donald Applecore 52, Let’s Stick Together 52, The New Neighbor 53]; Make Mine Music 46, Cinderella 50, Alice in Wonderland 51, Peter Pan 52, Ben and Me 53, Lady and the Tramp 55, Donald’s Award 57, Duck for Hire 57, Duck Flies Coop 59, Sleeping Beauty 59, The Hunting Instinct 61, The Jungle Book 67); LA BREA c55; JOHN FREEMAN c55-56; UPA c60; SNOWBALL c60-62 (Matty's Funday Funnies 60-62 [Beany and Cecil]); CRESTON c63; EAGLE FILMS/DE TIEGE 64 (The Man from Button Willow 65); MGM c66 (Tom and Jerry 67 [Guided Mouse-ille]); QUARTET FILMS c66-68 (TV Commercials); HANNA-BARBERA c68-70 (The Perils of Penelope Pitstop 69-71, Where’s Huddles? 70, The Harlem Globetrotters 70-71)


WITT, Vernon George (Vern) (19 May 1914-24 Nov 1986)

Effects Animator: DISNEY c39-42- (Mickey Mouse 41 [A Gentleman’s Gentleman], Pluto 41 [Pluto’s Playmate], Bambi 42)


WOLF, Bernard (Bernie, Berny) (1911-Sept 2006)

Inker: MINTZ 24 (Krazy Kat)

Inker/Animator: INKWELL STUDIOS/FLEISCHER 24-26 (Song Car-tunes 24-26 [Mother Pin a Rose on Me 24, Goodbye My Lady Love 24, East Side West Side 26])

Animator: FLEISCHER 27-33 (Talkartoon 30-32 [Swing You Sinners 30, Minding the Baby 31, Swim or Sink 32], Betty Boop 31-33 [Betty Boop’s Beezy Bee 32, Betty Boop’s Bamboo Isle 32, The Old Man of the Mountain 33], Screen Song 32-33 [Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning 32, When Yuba Plays the Rhumba on the Tuba 33]); IWERKS 33-35 (Willie Whopper 33-35 [The Cave Man 34, Viva Willie 34], ComiColor Cartoons 33-35 [The Valiant Tailor 34, Summertime 35]); DISNEY 20 May 35-12 Sept 41 (Donald Duck 37-39/42 [Modern Inventions 37, Donald’s Ostrich, Self Control 38, Donald’s Better Self, Donald’s Nephews 38, Good Scouts 38, The Hockey Champ 39, Donald’s Cousin Gus 39, Donald’s Snow Fight 42], Pinocchio 40 [Jiminy Cricket], Fantasia 40 [Centaurs, Centaurettes and Cupids], Dumbo 41 [Clowns]); ISING c47; HANNA-BARBERA c89 (Jetsons: The Movie 90)

Character Layouts: MGM 41-42 (Tex AVERY cartoons)

Head Animator: U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE FIRST MOTION PICTURE UNIT Oct 42-46 (Army Training Films)

Owner/Animator/Director/Producer: ANIMEDIA PRODUCTIONS 40s (TV Commercials)

Co-Owner/Animator/Director/Producer: RAPHAEL-WOLF-KLING (TV Commercials)

Co-Executive Producer: HANNA-BARBERA c85-87 (The Flintstone Kids 86-88)

Producer: HANNA-BARBERA c86 (The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones 87)

Producer/Editor: HANNA-BARBERA c87 (The Little Troll Prince 87)

Director: HANNA-BARBERA c87-89 (A Pup Named Scooby-Doo 88-90)

Executive Producer: WARNER BROS. TV c97 (Zorro 97)

NOTE: Puppeteer on the HOWDY DOODY TV Show 47-60


WOLF, Frederick (Fred)


Animator: HANNA-BARBERA 60s (Hey There It’s Yogi Bear! 64)

Co-Owner/Animator/Director/Producer/Story: MURAKAMI-WOLF [with Jimmy MURAKAMI] 65-71 (The Box 68, The Point 71); MURAKAMI-WOLF-SWENSON [with Jimmy MURAKAMI and Charles SWENSON] 71+ (Marlo Thomas and Friends – Free to Be You and Me animated sequences 73, Sooper Goop 76, The Extraordinary Adventures of the Mouse and His Child 77, Puff the Magic Dragon 77, Puff the Magic Dragon: Land of the Living Lies 79, The Little Rascals Christmas Specials 79, Carlton Your Doorman 80, Thanksgiving in the Land of Oz 80, Strawberry Shortcake 80, Strawberry Shortcake Pets on Parade 81, Puff and the Incredible Little Nobody 82, Peter and the Magic Egg)

Owner/Director/Producer: FRED WOLF FILMS c84+ (Wuzzles 85-86, Mickey’s 60th Birthday 88 [for DISNEY TV])

Owner/Supervising Producer/Director: FRED WOLF FILMS c86-91 (DuckTales 87-92 [for DISNEY TV])

Co-Owner/Executive Producer/Story: MURAKAMI-WOLF-SWENSON c87-88 (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 87-89)

Co-Owner/Producer: MURAKAMI-WOLF-SWENSON c87-96 (Barnyard Commandos 90, The Little Clowns of Happytown 92, The New Adventures of Speed Racer 93)

Owner/Producer: FRED WOLF FILMS c88-97- (California Raisins 89-90 [with WILL VINTON PRODUCTIONS], Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 89-90, James Bond Jr. 91-92, The Hollywood Dog 93, Dinobabies 94-95 [with SHANGHAI MORNING SUN PRODUCTIONS], The Fantastic Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor 96-97 [for WARNER BROS. TV], Zorro 97-98 [for WARNER BROS. TV])

Owner/ Producer: FRED WOLF FILMS [Ireland] 89-97- (Budgie the Little Helicopter [UK] 94-97 [USA] 95-98])


WOLFE, Ralph Ellison (19 Aug 1884-June 1985)

Inbetweener: DISNEY 31-33

Animator/Story: DISNEY 33-



WONG, Kaem (26 Oct 1908-23 Apr 1986)

Animator: FILMATION c69-74 (Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down 70, Archie’s Funhouse 70-73, Treasure Island 72, The Brady Kids 72-74, Oliver Twist 73, Lassie’s Rescue Rangers 73-75, Star Trek 73-75)

NOTE: Born in China. Comic book inker c45-50 (Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig)


WONG, Tyrus (Ty) (25 Oct 1910-?)

Inspirational Sketches/Backgrounds/Production Designer: DISNEY 37-41 (Bambi 42)

NOTE: Born in China


WOOD, Cornett (12 Sept 1905-16 May 1980)

Effects Animator: DISNEY 35-41 (Silly Symphony 37 [The Old Mill], Mickey Mouse 38/41 [The Brave Little Tailor 38, The Little Whirlwind 41], Donald Duck [Donald’s Lucky Day 39], Fantasia 40, Pinocchio 40, Dumbo 41, The Reluctant Dragon 41 [Goofy in How to Ride a Horse], Bambi 42); SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. 41 (Merrie Melodies 42 [Lights Fantastic])

Backgrounds: WARNER BROS. 42 (Point Rationing of Foods 43)

Layouts: WARNER BROS. c45-50 (Bugs Bunny 46/48-51 [Acrobatty Bunny 46, Gorilla My Dreams 48, Hot Cross Bunny 48, A-Lad-in His Lamp 48, Rebel Rabbit 49, The Grey Hounded Hare 49, The Windblown Hare 49, Hurdy Gurdy Hare 50, Hare We Go 51], Babbits and Catstello 46 [The Mouse-merized Cat], Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd 47 [Easter Yeggs], Foghorn Leghorn Sylvester and Henery Hawk 47 [Crowing Pains], Porky Pig and Daffy Duck 48/50 [Daffy Duck Slept Here 48, Boobs in the Woods 50], Sylvester and Hippity Hopper 48-50 [Hop Look and Listen 48, Hippety Hopper 49, Pop ’Em Pop! 50], Looney Tunes 48-50 [The Shell Shocked Egg 48, A Horse Fly Fleas 48, Swallow the Leader 49, It’s Hummer Time 50], Foghorn Leghorn and Henery Hawk 48-49/51 [The Foghorn Leghorn 48, Hen House Henery 49, Leghorn Swoggled 51], Porky Pig 49 [Paying the Piper], Daffy Duck and Porky Pig 49 [Daffy Duck Hunt], Goofy Gophers 49 [Ham in a Hole], Beaky Buzzard 50 [Strife with Father], Foghorn Leghorn 50 [The Leghorn Blows at Night, A Fractured Leghorn], Porky Pig 50 [An Egg Scramble], Merrie Melodies 51 [Corn Plastered, Early to Bet, Sleepy Time Possum] [Robert McKIMSON Unit])


WOOD, Eugene (Gene)

Story/Producer: TERRYTOONS c61 (The Adventures of Lariat Sam 62)


WOOD, Gloria

Color Styling: UPA c62 (Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol 62)

Backgrounds: CAMBRIA c64-65 (The New Three Stooges 65-66); JAY WARD c66-69 (George of the Jungle 67-70); HANNA-BARBERA c76-78/80-89 (The C.B. Bears 77-78, Scooby’s All-Stars 78-79, The Smurfs 81-89, Hägar the Horrible 89-90); RUBY-SPEARS c79-80 (The Heathcliff and Dingbat Show 80-81)

WOOD, Lenore (27 Mar 1928-1 Aug 1996)

Cel Painter/Assistant Animator: COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS 46- ; SNOWBALL c59-62 (Matty's Funday Funnies 59-62 [Beany and Cecil]); HANNA-BARBERA; TONY BENEDICT/HANNA-BARBERA c70 (Santa and the Three Bears 70); DE PATIE-FRELENG; FILMATION -85

WOOD, Madilyn

Assistant Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. -40s-52-

NOTE: Twin sister of Marilyn Wood


WOOD, Marilyn

Assistant Animator: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. -40s-52-

NOTE: Twin sister of Madilyn Wood


WOODWARD, Marvin (8 Dec 1905-14 Oct 1971)

Animator: DISNEY c31-54 (Silly Symphony 31-34 [The Cat’s Out 31, The Fox Hunt 31, Santa’s Workshop 32, Father Noah’s Ark 33, Lullaby Land 33, The Pied Piper 33, The Flying Mouse 34, The Robber Kitten 35, Broken Toys 35, The Country Cousin 36], Mickey Mouse 31-41/48-53 [Mickey’s Mellerdrammer 33, Ye Olden Days 33, Mickey’s Mechanical Man 33, Camping Out 34, Mickey’s Steamroller 34, Mickey Plays Papa 34, The Dognapper 34, Mickey’s Man Friday 35, Mickey’s Fire Brigade 35, On Ice 35, Orphan’s Picnic 36, Moving Day 36, Mickey’s Circus 36, Mickey’s Amateurs 37, Lonesome Ghosts 37, Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip 40, The Little Whirlwind 41, Symphony Hour 42, Figaro 43, Mickey Down Under 48, R’coon Dawg 51, The Simple Things 53], Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 37, Pinocchio 40, Fantasia 40, Victory Through Air Power 43, Donald Duck 43-44 [Flying Jalopy 43, Home Defense 43, Trombone Trouble 44], Pluto 40/43-48 [Pluto’s Dream House 40, Pluto and the Armadillo 43, Dog Watch 44, The Legend of Coyote Rock 45, In Dutch 46, Squatter’s Rights 46, The Purloined Pup 46, Pluto’s Housewarming 47, Rescue Dog 47, Bone Bandit 48], The Three Caballeros 45, Figaro 46-47 [Bath Day 46, Figaro and Frankie 47], Melody Time 48, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad 49, So Dear to My Heart 49, Cinderella 50, Alice in Wonderland 51, Peter Pan 52, Melody – Adventures in Music 53, Lady and the Tramp 55); TV SPOTS 57-58 (Crusader Rabbit 57-59); HANNA-BARBERA c66 (Jack and the Beanstalk 67)

Director: ED GRAHAM c63-65 (Linus! The Lionhearted 64-66)


WOOLERY, Adrian D. (Ade) (6 Aug 1909-8 Mar 1992)

Animator: DISNEY -41; SAUL BASS 60s (Titles: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 63)

Production Supervisor: INDUSTRIAL FILM AND POSTER SERVICE c43-44 (Hell-Bent for Election 44)

Production Supervisor/Production Manager: UPA c44-51 (The Fox and the Crow 49, Mr. Magoo 50, Jolly Frolics 50-51)

Owner: PLAYHOUSE PICTURES 52-92 (TV Commercials [Coppertone Suntan Lotion, Heinz, Friskies Dog Food, Ford, Burgmeister Beer, DeSoto et al])


WOOLFOLK, William (Bill) (1917-2003)

Story: FILMATION c65-66 (The New Adventures of Superman 66-67)

NOTE: Comic Book writer 41-53 (Steel Sterling, Black Hood, Captain Marvel, Blackhawk, Superman); Newspaper strip writer 43-45 (The Spirit); Novelist

WRIGHT, Karran Eccles (Kay) (30 Sept 1919-3 Apr 1999)

Inbetweener: DISNEY 14 Dec 37-38 (Pinocchio 40)

Color Models: 38-12 Sept 1941 (Fantasia 40, The Reluctant Dragon 41, Bambi 42)

Effects Animator: DISNEY 10 Oct 42-27 Aug 43 (Victory Through Air Power 43)

Breakdown: DISNEY 26 Apr 54-58 (Lady and the Tramp 55, Mickey Mouse Club 55-59, The Truth About Mother Goose 57, Sleeping Beauty 59)

Animator: CAMBRIA 58-59/65 (Clutch Cargo 59-60, The New Three Stooges 65-66 [65 episodes]); EDGEMONT PRODUCTIONS 59 (Time Pulls the Trigger 60 [sponsored by Allied Hygienic Studies, Inc.]); WARNER BROS. 63-64 (The Incredible Mr. Limpet 64); GRANTRAY-LAWRENCE 66-67/69 (Spider-Man 67-68/70 [56 episodes]); PLAYHOUSE PICTURES 68 (The Night Before Christmas 68)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY 59-61/64-11 Dec 64 (101 Dalmatians 61, A Symposium on Popular Songs 62);

Breakdown/Assistant Animator: DISNEY 2 Feb 1965-4 Jun 1965 (Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree 66)

Art Director: CAMBRIA 65 (Captain Fathom 65 [2 episodes])

Director: GRANTRAY-LAWRENCE 66 (The Marvel Super Heroes 66) FILMATION 70/77-79/81 (The Captain and the Kids 71, Tarzan and the Super 7 78, Fabulous Funnies 78, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle 79, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 79-80, Flash Gordon 80 [16 episodes], The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle/Quacula 80, Sport Billy 80 [16 episodes], The New Adventures of Tom and Jerry 80, The Tarzan/Lone Ranger Adventure Hour 80, Mighty Mouse in the Great Space Chase 82); MARVEL 80-81 (Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends 81-82 [26 episodes]); MARVEL 93 (Fantastic Four 94 [2 episodes], Iron Man 94 [1 episode]); FOX 95-99 (Adventures from the Book of Virtues 96-00 [31 episodes])

Layouts: FILMATION 67-68/69-73 (The Batman/Superman Hour 68 [3 episodes], Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies  70-71 [16 episodes], Archie's Funhouse 70, Aesop's Fables 71, The Brady Kids 72 [2 episodes], The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie 72 [Daffy Duck and Porky Pig Meet the Groovie Goolies], Return to Oz 72)

Director/Layouts/Storyboard Supervisor: FILMATION 71 (Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 72)

Key Layouts: FILMATION 71-73 (My Favorite Martians 73, Mission: Magic! 73 [16 episodes]), Treasure Island 73, Lassie's rescue Rangers 73, Star Trek 73-74 [22 episodes], Oliver Twist 74)

Storyboard Supervisor: FILMATION 73-74 (The US of Archie 74 [16 episodes], The New Adventures of Gilligan 74, The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty 75)

Storyboard Director: HANNA-BARBERA 75/77 (Jabberjaw 76 [16 episodes], The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour 76 [16 episodes], Dynomutt Dog Wonder 78)

Story Director: HANNA-BARBERA 76-77/82 (The Skatebirds 77, C B Bears 77, Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels 77, Pac-Man 83 [8 episodes])

Animator/Director: FILMATION 80 (A Snow White Christmas 80)

Story Director/Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 80 (Trollkins 81 [13 episodes])

Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 81-92 (The Smurfs 81 [1 episode], The Shirt Tales 82-84 [23 episodes], Christmas Comes to PacLand 82, Pac-Man 82-83 [21 episodes], The Super Friends Hour 83 [8 episodes], The Dukes 83 [20 episodes], Challenge of the GoBots 84-85 [65 episodes], The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries 84 [13 episodes], GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords 86, The Flintstone Kids 86, The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible 86/90 [Moses 86, David and Goliath 86, Daniel and the Lion's Den 86, The Easter Story 90], Foofur Superstar 86 [13 episodes], Pound Puppies 86-87 [26 episodes], The Flintstone Kids 86-88 [34 episodes], Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers 87, Sky Commanders 87, Rockin' with Judy Jetson 88, Paddington Bear 89, Wake Rattle & Roll 90 [Fender Bender 500], The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda 90-91, Tom and Jerry Kids Show 90-92, Young Robin Hood 92 [26 episodes], Droopy: Master Detective 93); RUBY-SPEARS 84-85 (The Centurions 86)

Sequence Director: FILMATION 81 (Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All  82)

Story Director/Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 82-84 (Pac-Man 83 [8 episodes], SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show 84 [8 episodes], Pink Panther and Sons 84-85)

Executive Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 83 (Lucky Luke 84 [2 episodes])

Animator/Character Designer/Storyboards/Producer: JELLYBEAN PRODUCTIONS 83 (We Think the World Is Round 84)

Story Director/Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 85-86 (The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible 86-87 [Joshua and the Battle of Jericho 86, Samson and Delilah 86, Noah's Ark 86, The Nativity 87])

Associate Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 87 (The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley 88 [13 episodes])

Producer/Storyboards 87 (Yogi's Great Escape 87)

Director/Producer/Storyboard Director: HANNA-BARBERA 87 (The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible 88 [The Creation])

Storyboards: HANNA-BARBERA 89 (Jetsons: The Movie 90)

Co-Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 89 (Tom & Jerry Kids Show 90)

Story Adaptation/Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 89 (The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible 90 Joseph and His Brothers[])

Design Supervisor/Story Adaptation/Producer: HANNA-BARBERA 90-91 (The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible 91-92 [The Miracles of Jesus 91, Queen Esther 92])

NOTE: Comic book artist 43-45/47-54/61-84 (Goobert Ghost, Kangarube, The Moose-Mad Mice, The Fox and the Crow, Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear, Woody Woodpecker, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Moby Duck, Super Goof, Beagle Boys, Gyro Gearloose, The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera); DISNEY Overseas comic book artist 63-65 (Donald Duck, Uncle Scrooge, Mickey Mouse, Goofy); Newspaper strip artist 65 (Donald Duck [inks])


WRIGHT, Norman Hall (8 Jan 1910-21 July 2001)

Story: DISNEY c38-39 (Fantasia 40 [Nutcracker Suite])

Sequence Director: DISNEY c39-42 (Bambi 42)

Assistant Director: DISNEY c41 (Donald Duck 42 [Donald’s Gold Mine] [Assistant to Dick LUNDY])

NOTE: At DISNEY at least until 1967


WRIGHT, Ralph C. (24 June 1913-23 July 1967)

Story/Storyboards: FLEISCHER c38; DISNEY Dec 38-45/50-58/66-71 (The Reluctant Dragon 41 [Goofy in How to Ride a Horse], Goofy 40-44/61 [Goofy’s Glider 40, The Art of Skiing 41, The Art of Self Defense 41, Victory Vehicles 43, How to Play Golf 44, How to Play Football 44, Aquamania 61], Bambi 42, Saludos Amigos 43, Figaro 43, The Three Caballeros 45, Song of the South 46, Donald Duck 47/51-53 [Crazy with the Heat 47, Dude Duck 51, Trick or Treat 52, Don’s Fountain of Youth 53], Mickey Mouse 51 [R’coon Dawg], Pluto 51 [Plutopia], Peter Pan 52, Lambert the Sheepish Lion 52, Lady and the Tramp 55, Sleeping Beauty 58, The Jungle Book 67, The Aristocats 70, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree 66, Bedknobs and Broomsticks 71); DAVE HAND/BGA [GB] 46-50; UPA c58-62 (The Dick Tracy Show 61-62, Gay Purr-ee 62); LANTZ c62 (Chilly Willy 63)

Story Supervisor: GAUMONT BRITISH ANIMATION/RANK [UK] Nov 44-7 Feb 50 (Advertising Films 45-50 [Oxydol, Rowntree’s Cocoa et al], Animaland 48-50, Musical Paintbox 49-50)


WRIGHT, Richard

Animator: DISNEY c39-41 (Bambi 42); FILMATION


WRIGHT, Thomas A.

Storyboards: JOHN SUTHERLAND c47-48 (Chiquita Banana Minute Movie Playlets 47-48)


WRIGHT, William George (Bill) (4 Oct 1917-12 June 1984)

Animator: TELE-COMICS c51; CAMBRIA 58-59 [7 months] (Clutch Cargo 59-60)

Inbetweener: DISNEY 56-58 (Sleeping Beauty 59)

NOTE: Newspaper strip artist 37-83 (Mickey Mouse, Room and Board, Buz Sawyer, Uncle Remus, Scamp, Lippy the Yippie); Comic book writer/artist 42-56/72-83 (Mickey Mouse, Grandma Duck, Goofy, Chip ’n’ Dale, Uncle Wiggily, Woody Woodpecker)


WYNER, Irving (Irv) [also WEINER] (4 Sept 1904-8 Nov 2002)

Backgrounds: PAUL FENNELL c40-41; COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS c42-43; HUGH HARMAN 46; JERRY FAIRBANKS/TV ART PRODUCTIONS c47-50; WARNER BROS. 51-56/59-62/65-69/78- -94 (Tweety and Sylvester 52-57 [Gift Wrapped 52, Ain’t She Tweet 52, A Bird in a Guilty Cage 52, Fowl Weather 53, Tom Tom Tomcat 53, A Street Car Named Sylvester 53, Catty Cornered 53, Dog Pounded 54, Muzzle Tough 54, Satan’s Waitin’ 54, Sandy Claws 55, Tweety’s Circus 55, Red Riding Hoodwinked 55, Tweet and Sour 56, Tree Cornered Tweety 56, Tugboat Granny 56, Tweet Zoo 57], Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam 52-56 [14 Carrot Rabbit 52, Hare Lift 52, Southern Fried Rabbit 53, Hare Trimmed 53, Captain Hareblower 54, Sahara Hare 55, Roman Legion-Hare 55, Rabbitson Crusoe 56], Bugs Bunny 52-56 [Foxy by Proxy 52, Bugs and Thugs 54, Yankee Doodle Bugs 54, Hare Brush 55, Hyde and Hare 55, Napoleon Bunny-Part 56], Sylvester 52-55 [Little Red Rodent Hood 52, Tree for Two 52, A Mouse Divided 53, By Word of Mouse 54, A Kiddies Kitty 55, Pappy’s Puppy 55], Daffy Duck and Porky Pig 52 [Cracked Quack], Daffy Duck 55 [Stork Naked], Elmer Fudd 53 [Ant Pasted], Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd 53 [Robot Rabbit], Goofy Gophers 54-55 [I Gopher You 54, Pests for Guests 55], Sylvester Spike and Chester 54 [Dr. Jerkyl’s Hide], Merrie Melodies 54/56 [Goo Goo Goliath 54, Two Crows from Tacos 56], Bugs Bunny Daffy Duck Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam 55/56 [This Is a Life? 55, A Star Is Bored 56], Speedy Gonzales and Sylvester 55 [Speedy Gonzales], Elmer Fudd and Sylvester 55 [Heir-Conditioned], Sylvester and Elmer Fudd 56 [Yankee Dood It], Looney Tunes 57 [Three Little Bops], The Bugs Bunny Show 60-62, Yosemite Sam and Bugs Bunny 63 [Devil’s Feud Cake], The Road Runner Show 66-68, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour 68-71, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie 79 [aka The Great American Chase: Bugs at Home segments], The Looney Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie 81, Bugs Bunny’s Thried Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales 82, Daffy Duck’s Movie: Fantastic Island 83, The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show 86-87, Merrie Melodies Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends 90-91, That’s Warner Bros! 95-96); DISNEY c56 (Our Friend the Atom 57, Man in Flight 57, The Liberty Story 57); LANTZ c58 (Woody Woodpecker 58 [His Better Elf]); UPA; HANNA-BARBERA; CHUCK JONES c69/72/74-75 (The Phantom Toll Booth 69 [for MGM], Horton Hears a Who 70, A Very Merry Cricket 73, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi 75, The White Seal 75, Carnival of the Animals 76 [for WARNER BROS.]); FILMATION; SANRIO 78 (Winds of Change aka Metamorphoses)

Background Paintings: DISNEY c57 (Magic Highway USA 58)

Layouts: WARNER BROS. c75-76 (The Sylvester and Tweety Show 76-77)





Backgrounds: FILMATION c67-74 (Fantastic Voyage 68, The Batman/Superman Hour 68-69, Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down 70, Archie’s Funhouse 70-73, Treasure Island 72, Oliver Twist 73, Lassie’s Rescue Rangers 73-75, Star Trek 73-75, Journey Back to Oz 74, The US of Archie 74)

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