Robert McKimson


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Birth Name: Robert McKimson
Born: 10/13/1910
Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, USA
Died: 09/27/1977

McKimson's career extends back to the silent era when he began working as an animator trainee for the Walt Disney studio in 1928. He soon left Disney to join his older brother Tom at the Romer Grey cartoon studio. After that venture failed, McKimson was hired by Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising to work as an animator at their new studio in 1930. He stayed aboard as they began making cartoons for distribution by Warner Bros. under producer Leon Schlesinger.

Over the course of the decade, McKimson animated cartoon shorts under the direction of Friz Freleng, Frank Tashlin, Chuck Jones and Tex Avery before beginning a glorious five-year stint as Bob Clampett's head animator in 1941. He worked on s... Continue Bio >>


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