Bob Clampett

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Birth Name: Bob Clampett
Born: 05/08/1913
Birth Place: San Diego, California, USA
Death Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died: 05/02/1984

Born Robert Emerson Clampett on May 13, 1913 in San Diego, CA to Joan and Robert Clampett, Bob and his family soon moved north to Hollywood, where at a very early age he exhibited impressive artistic ability. Not surprisingly, the young boy was also fascinated by the growing medium of film and made short movies of his own as a preteen. Puppetry was also an early hobby for Clampett who, as an adolescent, designed a crude dinosaur-like sock puppet - an early prototype of one of his greatest creations, the Sea-Sick Sea Serpent, Cecil. It was, however, illustration that he devoted the majority of his time to, and by high school, Clampett had not only managed to sell a cartoon to The Los Angel... Continue Bio >>

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1988 Beany and Cecil