American Animators active until 1970 - Letter F



FAGIN, Maurie

Animator: UPA c50-58 (Mr. Magoo 58-59 [Magoo's Three Point Landing 58, Gumshoe Magoo 58, Magoo's Homecoming 59])


FAGO, Vincent [nee Vincenzo Francesco Gennaro DI FAGO] (1914-2002)

Animator: AUDIO PRODUCTIONS 33-34; JAM HANDY 34-38 (Commercial films for Chevrolet, Metropolitan Insurance Co.)

Assistant Animator: FLEISCHER 38-42 (Betty Boop 39, Gulliver's Travels 39, Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41, Popeye -42); FAMOUS 42 (Popeye)


FAHRINGER, Raymond (Ray)

Animator: IWERKS -35-; MINTZ; LANTZ 37-41 (Oswald the Rabbit 38, Baby Face Mouse 38, Andy Panda 40, Woody Woodpecker 41); U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE FIRST MOTION PICTURE UNIT c41-46 (Army Training Films)



Animator: [STUDIO?] 45

Assistant Animator: SHAMUS CULHANE PRODUCTIONS; HANNA-BARBERA; FILMATION; WARNER BROS. c86-87 (The Duxorcist 87, Daffy Duck's Quackbusters 88, Night of the Living Duck 88); HYPERION c90 (Rover Dangerfield 91)

NOTE: Assistant Visual Effects Animator on The Ten Commandments 56 [Burning Bush]


FAIRBANKS, Jerry (1904-1995)

Producer: TV ART PRODUCTIONS c41-49 (Speaking of Animals 41-49, TV Commercials 46-49)

Executive Producer: JERRY FAIRBANKS/TV ART PRODUCTIONS c49-51 (Crusader Rabbit 49-51, TV Commercials 49-51)


FALANGA, Nino (?-2004)

Story?: MGM (Tom and Jerry).; UPA 50s (Mr. Magoo)


FALCONER, Margaret

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



Inbetweener/Assistant Animator: FAMOUS 40s?

Animator: KIM & GIFFORD 70s (Schoolhouse Rock! 73-74)


FALLBERG, Carl Robert (11 Sept 1915-9 May 1996)

Assistant Sequence Director: DISNEY 29 Oct 35-37 (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 37 [Assistant to Perce PEARCE])

Story/Storyboards/Story Director: DISNEY 37-41 (Fantasia 40 [Sorcerer's Apprentice], Bambi 42); WARNER BROS. 70 (The Speedy and Daffy Show, Yosemite Sam); HANNA-BARBERA c70/73/77/81 (The Pebbles and Bamm Bamm Show 71-72, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kids 73-74, Scooby's All-Star Laff-a-Lympics 77-78, Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels 77-80, Galaxy Goof-Ups 78, The Three Robonic Stooges 78, The All-New Popeye Hour/Dinky Dog 78, The New Scooby-Doo Movies 78-79, The Kwicky Koala Show 81-82); FRED CALVERT PRODUCTIONS 74-75 (Sesame Street segments 74-75, Electric Co. Segments 74-76, Tru-Wit [for CBS] 76)


FALLBERG, Rebecca (Becky) (10 June 1923-8 Oct 2007)

Ink and Paint: DISNEY 42-75 (Saludos Amigos 43, The Three Caballeros 45, Song of the South 46, Melody Time 46, Make Mine Music 48, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad 49, Cinderella 50, Alice in Wonderland 51, Peter Pan 53, Lady and the Tramp 55, Sleeping Beauty 59, 101 Dalmatians 61, The Sword in the Stone 63, The Jungle Book 67, The Aristocats 70, Robin Hood 73)

Ink and Paint Supervisor: DISNEY 75-86 (The Rescuers 77, The Fox and the Hound 81, The Black Cauldron 85)

NOTE: Manager of Ink and Paint Department at DISNEY 75-86


FARISH, Benjamin (Ben)

Animator: TRANSFILM c56 (Opportunities Unlimited 56); NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY c75 (Tubby the Tuba 76); FILMATION (Bravestarr 87-88 [To Walk a Mile 87, The Good the Bad and the Clumsy 87, Space Zoo 87, New Texas Blues 88, Night of the Bronco-Tank 88, Strength of the Bear 88])




FARREN, Jack (17 Nov 1922-25 Jan 1997)

Assistant Animator: WARNER BROS. c.1950 (Sylvester 51 [Canned Feud])

NOTE: Live-action TV Series producer 58-88


FARREN, Sidney (Sid)

Assistant Animator?: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. Early 40s-44; WARNER BROS. 44-54- [Friz FRELENG Unit]


FARRISH, Benjamin (Ben)

Inbetweener/Assistant Animator: FAMOUS 40s?


FAVATA, Raymond (Ray)

Designer: ACADEMY PICTURES c49-61 (TV Commercials)


FEIFFER, Jules (1929- )

Designer: TERRYTOONS 58 (Tale of a Dog 59)

Story: FAMOUS 61 (Munro 61)



Director/Producer: CARTOON FILM SERVICE 13 (Pathé Newsreel [Hodge Podge])

Animator/Director/Producer: B.D.F. FILM CO. 18-26 (B.D.F. Cartoons 18-26)



Assistant Animator: DISNEY 32 (Silly Symphony 32 [Santa's Workshop], Mickey Mouse 33 [Mickey's Mechanical Man, Mickey's Mellerdrammer])

Animator: DISNEY 32-33 (Silly Symphony 33 [Father Noah's Ark]); FLEISCHER 33 (Screen Song 34 [This Little Pig Went to Market]); SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. 33-36; IWERKS 36-38; FILMATION c72-74 (Lassie's Rescue Rangers 73-75)

Animator/Director: HARMAN-ISING/MGM 36 (Happy Harmonies 36 [To Spring])

Director: CARTOON FILMS 38-41 (Breakfast Pals 38 [for Kellogg], Gran Pop 39, Color Rhapsody 41 [The Carpenters], War Graphs 40 [Invasion of Norway], This Changing World 41 [Broken Treaties, How War Came]); UPA c60-61 (The Dick Tracy Show 61-62); PARAMOUNT c60-61 (Popeye 60-61); HARVEY/FAMOUS c62-69 (The New Casper Cartoon Show 63-70)

Owner/Animator/Director: PAUL FENNELL 40s-60s

Director/Producer: LARRY HARMON c57-60 (Bozo the Clown 58-62)

Storyboards: FILMATION 71-74/78-81 (The Brady Kids 72-74, The US of Archie 74-76, The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty 75, Flash Gordon 79-80, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle/Quacula 79-80, The New Adventures of Tom and Jerry 80-82, The New Adventures of Zorro 81)

Animator/Storyboards: FILMATION c72-74 (Star Trek 73-75)


FERGUS, Jack [also FERGES]

Assistant Animator: DISNEY c56-58 (Sleeping Beauty 59 [Kings, lackeys & goons] [Assistant to Art STEVENS])

NOTE: WED Designer 60s


FERGUSON, Donald (Don)

Designer: JAY WARD c66-69 (George of the Jungle 67-70)

NOTE: Newspaper Strip writer for DISNEY c77-95 (Winnie the Pooh, Donald Duck)


FERGUSON, Mary Lou (1920-16 Oct 2007)



FERGUSON, William Norman (Norm, “Fergie”, “Fergy”) (2 Sept 1902-4 Nov 1957)

Animator: TERRY 26-29 (Aesop's Fables); PAT SULLIVAN?; DISNEY 29-24 Jan 54 (Mickey Mouse 30-41/51-52 [The Fire Fighters 30, The Chain Gang 30, The Gorilla Mystery 30, The Picnic 30, Pioneer Days 30, Traffic Troubles 31, The Moose Hunt 31, The Delivery Boy 31, Mickey Steps Out 31, Blue Rhythm 31, Fishin' Around 31, The Barnyard Broadcast 31, The Beach Party 31, Mickey Cuts Up 31, Mickey's Orphans 31, The Duck Hunt 32, The Mad Dog 32, Mickey's Nightmare 32, Trader Mickey 32, The Whopee Party 32, The Wayward Canary 32, The Klondike Kid 32, Mickey's Good Deed 32, Mickey's Pal Pluto 33, Ye Olden Days 33, Puppy Love 33, The Pet Store 33, Shangaied 34, Playful Pluto 34, Gulliver Mickey 34, Camping Out 34, Orphan's Benefit 34, On Ice 35, Thru the Mirror 36, Alpine Climbers 36, Donald and Pluto 36, Mickey's Elephant 36, Moose Hunters 37, Pluto's Quin-puplets 37The Pointer 39, Orphan's Benefit 41, R'coon Dawg 51, Pluto's Party 52], Silly Symphony 30-36 [Frolicking Fish 30, Arctic Antics 30, Midnite in a Toy Shop 30, Monkey Melodies 30, Winter 30, Playful Pan 30, Birds of a Feather 31, Mother Goose Melodies 31, The Bird Store 32, Just Dogs 32, Flowers and Trees 32, King Neptune 32, Bugs in Love 32, Santa's Workshop 32, Birds in the Spring 33, Father Noah's Ark 33, Three Little Pigs 33, Old King Cole 33, The Flying Mouse 34, The Golden Touch 35, Who Killed Cock Robin? 35, Three Little Wolves 36, Mother Pluto 36], The Practical Pig 39, Pluto 40-41/51 [Bone Trouble 40, Pantry Pirate 40, Pluto's Playmate 41, Plutopia 51, Cold Turkey 51]); SHAMUS CULHANE PRODUCTIONS c52-55 (TV Commercials [Alka-Seltzer]); STORYBOARD, INC. c55-57 (TV Commercials)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY Aug 29-29 (Mickey Mouse 29 [Mickey's Choo-Choo])

Supervising Animator: DISNEY c35-40/49-52 (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 37, Fantasia 40, Cinderella 50, Alice in Wonderland 51, Peter Pan 52)

Sequence Director: DISNEY 38-41 (Pinocchio 40, Dumbo 41)

Production Supervisor: DISNEY c41-43 (Saludos Amigos 43)

Director/Production Supervisor: DISNEY c44-45 (The Three Caballeros 45)


FERN, David (Dave)

Animator: TERRYTOONS c59 (Clint Clobber 59 [The Flamboyant Arms])


FERRITER, Thomas K. (Tom) (23 Apr 1928-20 Aug 2002)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY c60-64 (101 Dalmatians 61, The Sword in the Stone 63 [Assistant to Stan GREEN]); HANNA-BARBERA c65 (The Man Called Flintstone 66); KRANTZ c73 (The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat 74)

Layouts: PANTOMIME PICTURES 69 (Hot Wheels 69-71)

Key Assistant Animator: DISNEY c79-81 (The Fox and the Hound 81)

Animator: DISNEY c82 (Sport Goofy in Soccermania 83)

Creative Collaborator: DISNEY c82 (Mickey's Christmas Carol 83)

Key Cleanup Animator: DISNEY c83-84 (The Black Cauldron 85)

Coordinating Animator: DISNEY c84-87 (The Great Mouse Detective 86, Oliver & Company 88)

Cleanup Artist: DISNEY c87-88 (The Little Mermaid 89)


FERRO, Pablo

Designer: ELEKTRA FILMS (TV Commercials)


FEUER, Otto (21 Dec 1907-18 Dec 1998)

Animator: FLEISCHER c33-42 (Betty Boop 38 [Out of the Inkwell], Popeye, Gulliver's Travels 39, Gabby 41 [Gabby Goes Fishing], Color Classic 41 [Vitamin Hay], Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41, Superman 42 [Superman in Volcano 42]); FAMOUS 42-46 (Superman 43 [Superman in The Secret Agent 43], Popeye 43 [Cartoons Ain't Human], Little Lulu 44-45 [It's Nifty to Be Thrifty 44, Beau Ties 44, Daffydilly Daddy 45, Snap Happy 45], Raggedy Ann 44 [Suddenly It's Spring!], Noveltoons 44-46 [Cilly Goose 44, When G.I. Johnny Comes Home 45, Scrappily Married 45, Old MacDonald Had a Farm 45, Sudden Fried Chicken 46]; PARAMOUNT 60 (Modern Madcap 60 [Bouncing Benny]); HAL SEEGER c64-67 (Milton the Monster 65-68); FILMATION c67-84 (Fantastic Voyage 68, The Batman/Superman Hour 68-69, Treasure Island 72, The Brady Kids 72-74, Oliver Twist 73, Lassie's Rescue Rangers 73-75, Star Trek 73, Journey Back to Oz 74, The US of Archie 74, The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty 75)

Co-Founder/Animator: ANIMOTION ASSOCIATES 55-58 [with Rube GROSSMAN and Graham PLAICE] (TV Commercials)


FIGLOZZI, Donald (Don)

Animator [total 18 years]: FLEISCHER -30-37- (Popeye); JAM HANDY; AUDIO CINEMA; DISNEY 40s; TERRYTOONS -48


FINGER, William (Bill) (1914-1974)

Story: FILMATION c66-68 (The New Adventures of Superman 66-67, The Superman-Aquaman Hour of Adventure 67-68)


FINN, Herbert (Herb)

Story: HANNA-BARBERA 60s (The Flintstones 61-66, Jonny Quest 64-65)


FISCHINGER, Oskar (22 June 1900-31 Jan 1967)

Special Effects: UFA [Berlin, Germany] (Frau in Mond 28)

Animator/Director/Producer: FISCHINGER [in Germany] 29-36 (Studien #1-13, Hungarian Dance, Liebesspiel 31, Kreise 33, Muratti Cigarettes Commercial c34, Komposition in Blau 34-35, Studie #11A 35 et al)

Special Effects: PARAMOUNT 36-37 (Animated intro. to The Big Broadcast 37)

Animator/Director: MGM c38 (Optical Poem 38)

Special Effects: DISNEY Nov 38-May 39 (Fantasia 40)

Animator/Director/Producer: FISCHINGER 40-46 (Allegretto 40, An American March 40, Radio Dynamics 42, Motion Painting #1 46)

NOTE: Born in Germany


FITZGERALD, Owen (30 Nov. 1916-July 1994)

Assistant Animator: DISNEY 12 July 37-31 July 39

Layouts: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. c39-43 (Merrie Melodies 40-44 [Shop, Look and Listen 40, The Fighting 69 ½ 41, The Cat's Tale 41, The Trial of Mr. Wolf  41, Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt 41, The Wacky Worm 41, Sport Chumpions 41, Rookie Revue 41, Rhapsody in Rivets 41, Hop, Skip and a Chump 42, Lights Fantastic 42, Double Chaser 42, Foney Fables 42, The Sheepish Wolf 42, The Hare-Brained Hypnotist 42, Ding Dong Daddy 42, Pigs in a Polka 43, Fifth Column Mouse 43, Greetings Bait 43, Hiss and Make Up 43, Meatless Flyday 44], Porky Pig 41-42 [Porky's Bear Facts 41, Notes to You 41, Porky's Pastry Pirates 42], Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd 42 [The Wabbit Who Came to Supper, Fresh Hare], Bugs Bunny 43-44 [Jack-Wabbit and the Beanstalk 43, Little Red Riding Rabbit 44, Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips 44], Looney Tunes 42 [Saps in Chaps], Private Snafu 43-44 [Gripes 43, Rumors, Snafuperman 44], Daffy Duck 43-44 [Yankee Doodle Daffy 43, Daffy the Commando 43, Slightly Daffy 44]), Porky Pig and Daffy Duck 44 [Duck Soup to Nuts]; MGM c44 (Private Snafu [How to Get a Fat Jap Out of a Cave]); U.S. ARMY FILM DEPARTMENT 44-45 (Army Training Films); WARNER BROS. c58-60 (Bugs Bunny 59 [A Witch's Tangled Hare], Merrie Melodies 61 [The Mouse on 57th Street]); DE PATIE-FRELENG c72-74 (The Barkleys 72-73, The Blue Racer 73 [Fowl Play, Freeze a Jolly Good Fellow, Snake Preview], Bailey's Comets 73, Pink Panther 74 [Pink Aye]); HANNA-BARBERA c73-82/83-84/92 (Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch 74-75, The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour 76, Dynomutt Dog Wonder 76-78, The Great Grape Ape Show 77, The All-New Super Friends Hour 77, The C.B. Bears 77-78, Scooby's All-Star Laff-a-Lympics 77-78, Dynomutt Dog Wonder 78, Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels 77-80, Yogi's Space Race 78-79, Jana of the Jungle 78-79, Buford and the Galloping Ghost 79, The New Fred and Barney Show 79, The World's Greatest Super Friends 79, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo 79, The Flintstones Comedy Show 80, The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang 80-81, Space Stars 81-82 [Space Ghost, Herculoids], The Kwicky Koala Show 81-82, The Smurfs 81-82, Pac-Man 82, The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo/Puppy Hour 82-83, The Dukes 83, My Smurfy Valentine 83, Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show 84-85, Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda 90, Monster in My Pocket: The Big Scream 92, Once Upon a Forest 93, Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby 93); RUBY-SPEARS 83-84 (Alvin and the Chipmunks 83, Mr. T 83, I Love the Chipmunks Valentine Special 84, The Cabbage Patch Kids: First Christmas 84, Rose-Petal Place: Real Friends 85); WARNER BROS. TV c88/91/92 (Bugs Vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars 88, Tiny Toons Adventures 91 [The Return to the ACME Acres Zone], Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers 92, The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog 93); DIC ENTERPRISES 88-89 (Camp Candy 89-90); GRAZ ENTERTAINMENT 91 (Conan the Adventurer 92); BEVANFIELD FILMS/PEGBAR PRODUCTIONS 94 (What-a-Mess 95)

Concept Drawings/Layouts: DIC ENTERPRISES 82-83 (Alvin and the Chipmunks 83-84)

Background Layout: HANNA-BARBERA c89 (Jetsons: The Movie 90)

Storyboards: WARNER BROS. TV 89-91/91-92 (Tiny Toons Adventures 90 [The Wide World of Elmira], Batman 92 [Christmas with the Joker]); MGM TV 92-93 (The Pink Panther 93-94)

NOTE: Comic Book artist 44- -78 (Hi-Jinx, Spencer Spook, Bob Hope, Jerry Lewis, Fox & Crow, Ozzie and Harriet, Dennis the Menace, Mickey Mouse, Laff-a-Lympics); Newspaper strip artist 60-71/88-90 (Dennis the Menace, Bugs Bunny)



Backgrounds: DISNEY c36-37 (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 37)

Effects Animator: DISNEY c38-43 (Donald Duck 40-41/43 [Put-Put Troubles 40, Golden Eggs 41, A Good Time for a Dime 41, Truant Officer Donald 43], Pluto 40-41 [Bone Trouble 40, Pluto's Playmate 41], Goofy 41 [Baggage Buster], Mickey Mouse 41 [The Little Whirlwind, A Gentleman's Gentleman, Canine Caddy, The Nifty Nineties], Bambi 42)



Assistant Animator: McCAY c16-21 (Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend 16-20 [Bugs Vaudeville, The Pet, The Flying House])


FLAX, Leon A.

Animator: FLEISCHER -30-31-


FLEISCHER, David (Dave) (14 July 1894-25 June 1979)

Director: FLEISCHER 23-42 (Out of the Inkwell 23-27, Fun From the Press 23, Inklings 24-27, Betty Boop 30-39, Popeye 33-42, Gulliver's Travels 39, Gabby 40-41, Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41, Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy 41, Superman 41-42, The Raven 42)

Story: FLEISCHER c40-41 (Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41)

Executive Producer: COLUMBIA/SCREEN GEMS Apr 42-Dec 43 (The Fox and the Crow, Li'l Abner)

Production Manager: FAMOUS Dec 43-44

Story/Effects Developer: UNIVERSAL c44-67 (Effect Animation in The Birds 63, Thoroughly Modern Millie 67)


FLEISCHER, Max (19 July 1883-11 Sept 1972)

Animator: BRAY 16-21 (Bray Pictograph Series 16, Out of the Inkwell 16-21); IWERKS Early 30s (Flip the Frog)

Animator/Producer: FLEISCHER 21-26 (Out of the Inkwell 21-23, Einstein's Theory of Relativity 23, Darwin's Theory of Evolution c24, Song Car-Tunes 24-26, That Little Big Fellow's Voice 26, Now You're Talking 27, Finding His Voice 29)

Producer: FLEISCHER 21-42 (Out of the Inkwell 21-27, Fun From the Press 23, Inklings 24-27, Betty Boop 30-39, Popeye 33-42, Gulliver's Travels 39, Gabby 40-41, Mr. Bug Goes to Town 41, Superman 41-42)

Director: JAM HANDY c48 (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 48 [for Montgomery Ward & Co.])

Art Department Head: BRAY 58-


FLETCHER, James L. (Jim) (9 Jan 1930-14 Dec 2004)

Inbetweener/Breakdown: DISNEY 54-56

Assistant Animator: DISNEY 56-58 (Sleeping Beauty 59 [Three Fairies])

Assistant Animator: UPA c58-59 (Mr. Magoo); FORMAT FILMS c59-61 (The Alvin Show); SNOWBALL c59-62 (Beany and Cecil 59-63); WARNER BROS. c62-63 (Daffy Duck, Road Runner); EAGLE FILMS/DE TIEGE c63-64 (The Man from Button Willow 65)

Layouts: HANNA-BARBERA c68-74/76-79 (Dastardly and Muttley and Their Flying Machines 69-71, Scooby-Doo Where Are You? 69-71, Josie and the Pussycats 70-72, Help! It's the Hair Bear Bunch 71-72, Goober and the Ghost Chasers 73-75, Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch 74-75, Scooby's All-Star Laff-a-Lympics 77-78, Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels 77-80); FILMATION c74-76 (Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids 75-79); MARVEL/SUNBOW c84-85 (G. I. Joe 85-86); STEVE HAHN PRODUCTIONS c85 (Starchaser 85)

Art Director: FILMATION c76-82 (The Space Sentinels 77, Sport Billy 79-80, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle/Quacula 79-80, Mighty Mouse in The Great Space Race 82)

Storyboards: MARVEL c83-85 (Transformers 84-86); ANIMATION FILMMAKERS c86-87; HANNA-BARBERA c87-88 (Yogi Bear 88-89); AMBLIMATION/WARNER BROS. c90-91 (Tiny Toon Adventures: Never Too Late to Loon 90, Tiny Toons 91-92, Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation 92); MGM TV c92-93 (The Pink Panther 93-94); HYPERION PICTURES c93-99

Layouts/Model Designer: MARVEL/SUNBOW c85-86 (G. I. Joe 86-87)

Background Layouts: WARNER BROS. c93-97 (Animaniacs 93-98)


FLEURY, Eugene (Gene)

Backgrounds: DISNEY -41; SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. Feb 41-Apr 43 (Merrie Melodies [Conrad the Sailor 42, The Dover Boys 42, The Unbearable Bear 43, The Aristo Cat 43], Bugs Bunny [The Case of the Missing Hare 42] – all for Chuck JONES Unit); U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE FIRST MOTION PICTURE UNIT 43-44 (Army Training Films: Point Rationing of Foods et al)

Story Sketch: LANTZ 44 (Lend Lease 44 [for Office of Information and Education])

Character Designer: LOU BUNIN 51 (Alice in Wonderland 51 [puppet animation])


FLOHRI, Emil (1869-24 Dec 1938)

Backgrounds: DISNEY c29-38 (Mickey Mouse, Silly Symphony)


FLORA, James

Story: TERRYTOONS c59 (The Fabulous Fireworks Family 59)


FOCHT, William (Bill)

Backgrounds: TERRYTOONS c59-66 (Hector Heathcote 60-63/70, Heckle & Jeckle 60/66, Hashimoto 61-63, Deputy Dawg 62, The Adventures of Lariat sam 62); HAL SEEGER c66-67 (Batfink 67)



Animator: BRAY 17 (Quacky Doodles); BARRÉ-BOWERS c17-21 (Mutt and Jeff 18-21); JEFFERSON FILM CORP. 21-23 (Mutt and Jeff 21-23)


FOLLMER, Frank (?-30 Jan 2000)

Animator/Model Sheets: DISNEY 37-42 (Mickey Mouse 38-41 [The Brave Little Tailor 38, The Little Whirlwind 41], Donald Duck 38/40 [Good Scouts 38, Put-Put Troubles 40])


FORD, Bylington

Animator: ANIMATED FILM CORP. 15-17 (Creation 16)



Animator: PARAMOUNT c62 (Beetle Bailey and His Friends 62); KING FEATURES/SUBAFILMS c67 (Yellow Submarine 68); YORAM GROSS FILMS [Australia] c76 (Dot and the Kangaroo 77)


FORD, Thomas (Tom)

Backgrounds: FAMOUS 47-52 (Popeye 47-52, Noveltoon 49-52, Screen Song 48-50)


FORGIONE, Robert (Bob) (1929- )

Story: STUDIO? (TV Commercials [Lucky Strike, Pepsi, Bromo])


FORKUM, Raymond (Ray)

Backgrounds: DISNEY c38-41 (Fantasia 40)


FORTE, Martin

Backgrounds: HANNA-BARBERA c64/69-72/77-89 (Jonny Quest 64 [Double Danger], Josie and the Pussycats 70-72, The Pebbles and Bamm Bamm Show 71-72, Charlotte's Web 73, Challenge of the Super Friends 78, The World's Greatest Super Friends 79, Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood 79, Scooby's All-Stars 78-79, The New Shmoo 79, Casper and the Angels 79-80, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo 79-80, The Kwicky Koala Show 81-82, The Smurfs 81-82, Heidi's Song 82, The Shirt Tales 82-84, The All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show 83-84, The Jetsons 85 [The Swiss Family Jetson], GoBots: War of the Rock Lords 86, Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf 88, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo 88-90); FILMATION c67-69 (Fantastic Voyage 68, The Archie Show 68-69, The Batman/Superman Hour 68-69, The Hardy Boys 69-70)

Key Backgrounds: HANNA-BARBERA c86 (Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers 87)


FOSTER, Donald E. (Don) (10 Nov 1917-12 May 2000)

Designer: MGM 66 (Tom and Jerry 67); CHUCK JONES/MGM 66 (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas 66)



Inbetweener: DISNEY -58-

Animator: FILMATION c68-70 (Fantastic Voyage 68, The Batman/Superman Hour 68 [3 episodes], The Archie Show 68-70, The Hardy Boys 69-71); KRANTZ c72-73 (The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat 74); HANNA-BARBERA c72-73 (Inch-High, Private Eye 73, Goober and the Ghost Chasers 73, Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch 74); DE PATIE-FRELENG c74 (Return to the Planet of the Apes 75 [13 episodes]); [STUDIO?] c75 (Once Upon a Girl 76)

Assistant Animator: BAKSHI/KRANTZ c70-71 (Fritz the Cat 72); RICK REINERT c80 (Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons 81)



Animator: TERRY -26-29

Animator/Director: VAN BEUREN Early 29-32 (Aesop's Fables 29-32, Tom and Jerry 31-32); TERRYTOONS c33-38

Director: TERRYTOONS 37-38 (Gandy Goose 38)

Story: TERRYTOONS 40s-50s (Heckle & Jeckle 46-50)

NOTE: Head of Story Department at TERRYTOONS


FOSTER, Robert M. (Bob) (1943- )

Assistant Animator: FILMATION 69; DE PATIE-FRELENG 69-70 [4 months] (Dr. Seuss' The Lorax 72); KRANTZ/BAKSHI c71 (Fritz the Cat 72); SPUNBUGGY 72 (TV Commercials); HABOUSH 72 (TV Commercials); FILM FAIR 72 (TV Commercials)

Assistant Effects Animator: DISNEY 70-71 (Bedknobs and Broomsticks 71)

Story Sketch: DISNEY 71 (Catfish Bend [unproduced project])

Layouts: HANNA-BARBERA 72-74/76-78 (The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Scooby Doo 72, The Roman Holidays 72-73, Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch 74-75, Hong Kong Phooey 74-76, The C.B. Bears 77-78, The Godzilla Show 79, The New Shmoo 79)

Layouts/Story/Storyboards: ORSATTI PRODUCTIONS 74-75 (Educational films about the metric system)

Layout Supervisor: AM PRODUCTIONS 78-79 (Fantastic Four 78-79, Laff-a-Lympics 78, Yogi's Ark); XAM PRODUCTIONS 80-85

Storyboards: FILM ROMAN 95 (Garfield); WARNER BROS. TV 95-96/05 (Freakazoid, Tom and Jerry 06); NICKELODEON 97 (Angry Beavers 97); SONY/ADELAIDE PRODUCTIONS 98 (Jumanji); DISNEY 98-99/05-08- (Hercules 98-99, Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas 99 [Donald Duck sequence], Buzz Lightyear of Star Command 00-01, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 06-08, My Friends Tigger and Pooh 06-07, Pooh's Super Sleuth Christmas Movie 07); UNA BELLA PRODUCTIONS 00 (Capertown Cops, The Family Guy 01); WILD BRAIN 02 (Mr. Baby); STRETCH FILMS 02 (Courage the Cowardly Dog); TOM T ANIMATION 02 (Baldo); MEDIAVISION/PORCHLIGHT 03 (Tutenstein); DREAMWORKS SKG 03-04 (Father of the Pride 04); SCHOLASTIC ENTERTAINMENT 04-05 (Maya and Miguel); LAIKA STUDIOS 06 (Jack and Ben 07)

NOTE: Comic Book writer/artist/editor 71-93 (Myron Moose, Crazy, Roger Rabbit, Uncle Scrooge et al); DISNEY Newspaper Strip writer (Donald Duck 80-90); DISNEY Overseas Program writer 80-89 (Goofy, Mickey and the Sleuth, A Goofy Look at…, DuckTales); DISNEY Comic Book editor 90-92


FOSTER, Warren

Opaquer: FLEISCHER Oct 35-c36

Story: FLEISCHER c36-38 (Popeye, Betty Boop); SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. 38-63 (Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck [Bob CLAMPETT Unit 38-43, Frank TASHLIN Unit 43-45, Bob McKIMSON Unit 45-49, Friz FRELENG Unit 49-63]); HANNA-BARBERA 58- -67 (Huckleberry Hound 58-62, Pixie and Dixie 58-62, Yogi Bear 58-62, Loopy de Loop 60-62, The Flintstones 60-65, Hey There, It's Yogi Bear 64, The Hillbilly Bears 65-66, The Man Called Flintstone 66, The Secret Squirrel Show 67-68); JOHN SUTHERLAND



Animator: HARMAN-ISING 30s; DISNEY c41 (Goofy 41 [The Art of Skiing], The Reluctant Dragon 41 [Goofy in How to Ride a Horse])



Animator: DISNEY c56-59 (Man in Flight 57, Donald Duck 59 [Donald in Mathmagicland])


FOX, Gilbert Theodore (Gill) (1915- )

Opaquer: FLEISCHER 37-39 (Popeye, Betty Boop)


FRANCA, Oswaldo

Inbetweener?: DISNEY 50s



Animator?: FLEISCHER -30-31-


FRASER, Dennis

Story: JACK KINNEY PRODUCTIONS c60 (Popeye 60)



Animator: DISNEY c38-54 (Pinocchio 40, Fantasia 40, Dumbo 41, Saludos Amigos 43, Victory Through Air Power 43, Goofy 43-44/46/48/50-53 [Victory Vehicles 43, How to Be a Sailor 44, How to Play Golf 44, A Knight for a Day 46, Double Dribble 46, The Big wash 48, Hold That Pose 50, Lion Down 51, Cold War 51, Tomorrow We Diet 51, Get Rich Quick 51, No Smoking 51, Father's Lion 52, Hello Aloha 52, Man's Best Friend 52, Two Gun Goofy 52, Teachers Are People 52, Two Weeks Vacation 52, How to Be a Detective 52, Father's Day Off 53, Father's Week End 53], Donald Duck 45-46 [The Eyes Have It 45, No Sail 45, Frank Duck Brings ‘Em Back Alive 46], Make Mine Music 46, Fun and Fancy Free 47, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad 49, Cinderella 50, Alice in Wonderland 51, Peter Pan 52, Lady and the Tramp 55); FORMAT FILMS c61-62 (The Alvin Show 61-62); HANNA-BARBERA c62-73/77-85 (The Flintstones 62-63, Adventures of Jonny Quest 64-65, Loopy de Loop 65, The Hillbilly Bears 65-66, Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles 66-68, The Secret Squirrel Show 67-68, Shazzan! 67-69, Josie and the Pussycats 70-72, Help! It's the Hair Bear Bunch 71-72, The New Scooby-Doo Movies 72-74, Charlotte's Web 73, The Godzilla Power Hour 78, The Godzilla Super 90 78-79, Challenge of the Super Friends 78-79, The New Fred and Barney Show 79, The New Shmoo 79, Godzilla 79/81, The Godzilla/Globetrotters Adventure Hour 79-80, The Godzilla/Hong Kong Phooey Hour 80-81, Space Stars 81-82 [Space Ghost, Herculoids], The Kwicky Koala Show 81-82, Super-Friends: The Legendary Powers Show 84-85, The Thirteen Ghosts of Scooby-Doo 85-86)


FRAZIER, Charles

Production Designer: RANKIN-BASS c67 (The Little Drummer Boy 68)



Animator/Director/Story: KEEN (Keen Cartoons 16-17)



Story: UPA 50s (Mr. Magoo 53)



Animator: DISNEY c52-56- (Lady and the Tramp 55); MELENDEZ c66 (It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown 66); DE PATIE-FRELENG c73-76 (The Blue Racer 73, Bailey's Comets 73-75, Pink Panther 74, The Oddball Couple 75-77); RUBY-SPEARS c77-78 (Fangface 78-79); HANNA-BARBERA c80-81 (The Kwicky Koala Show 81-82, Heidi's Song 82)

Owner/Animator/Director: JOHN FREEMAN c55-65

Story: DE PATIE-FRELENG c65-68 (The Super Six 66-69)

Layouts: DE PATIE-FRELENG/WARNER BROS. 68 (Norman Normal 68)

Director: PANTOMIME PICTURES 69 (Hot Wheels 69-71); MARVEL c86 (G.I. Joe: The Movie 87)

Sequence Director: MARVEL/SUNBOW c85-87 (G.I. Joe 86-87, Jem 86-88)



Story: PANTOMIME PICTURES c69-70 (Hot Wheels 69-71, Sky Hawks 69-71)


FRELENG, Allen [= Heck ALLEN + Friz FRELENG?]

Story: MGM


FRELENG, Isadore (“Friz”) (21 Aug 1906-26 May 1995)

Animator: KANSAS CITY FILM AD 24-27; DISNEY Jan 27-28 (Oswald the Lucky Rabbit 27-28); LANTZ 29 (Oswald the Rabbit 29); MINTZ/COLUMBIA 29-30 (Krazy Kat); HARMAN-ISING/WARNER BROS. 30-33 (Bosko 30-33, Foxy 31, Piggy 31, Goopy Geer 32, Merrie Melodies 32-33); SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. June 33-Sept 33

Director: SCHLESINGER/WARNER BROS. Sept 33-Oct 37/39-44 (Buddy 34, Porky and Beans 35, Elmer Fudd 40, Merrie Melodies 34-38/40-42, Porky Pig 40/42/44, Bugs Bunny 41-44, Looney Tunes 42, Daffy Duck 43-44, Private Snafu 43-45); MGM Oct 37-39 (The Captain and the Kids 38-39, The Bookworm 39); WARNER BROS. 44-Nov 62 (Porky Pig 49, Bugs Bunny 47-63, Daffy Duck 44-47/49/50/52/53/55, Sylvester 45/48/49/51-56/60/61/63/64, Tweety 47/48, Elmer Fudd 48/49/53/55/62, Tweety & Sylvester 50-62, Goofy Gophers 51/54-56, Merrie Melodies 46-47/54-56, Speedy Gonzales 55/59/61/63/64, Yosemite Sam 62-63); DE PATIE-FRELENG/WARNER BROS. 64-65 (Speedy Gonzales 64, Speedy Gonzales and Sylvester 64-65, Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales 65, Porky Pig and Donald Duck 65, Road Runner Speedy Gonzales and Sylvester 65)

Story: WARNER BROS. c60-63 (Bugs Bunny 60, Tweety & Sylvester 62, Yosemite Sam 63); HANNA-BARBERA Nov 62-63 (Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! 64); DE PATIE-FRELENG 60s-80 (A Pink Christmas 78, Pink Panther in “Olympinks” 80)

Co-Owner [with David DE PATIE]/Executive Producer/Producer/Director: DE PATIE-FRELENG 63-80 (The Pink Panther [Animated film titles] 63, The Pink Panther 64-81, The Super Six 66-69, The Ant and the Aardvark 66-71, Super President 67-68, Roland and Rattfink 68-71, The Pink Panther Show 69-71, The Tijuana Toads 69-72, Goldilocks 70, The Further Adventures of Dr. Doolittle 70-72, Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat 71, The New Pink Panther Show 71-77, Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14 72, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax 72, The Barkleys 72-73, The Houndcats 72-73, The Blue Racer 72-74, The Incredible Indelible Magical Physical Mystery Trip 73, The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas 73, Dr. Seuss on the Loose 73, Bailey's Comets 73-74, Hoot Kloot 73-74, Clerow Wilson's Great Escape 74, The Magical Mystery Trip Through Little Red's Head 74, The Dogfather 74-76, Dr. Seuss' The Hoober-Bloob Highway 75, The Tiny Tree 75, Return of the Planet of the Apes 75-76, The Oddball Couple 75-77, The Pink Panther Laugh and a Half Hour and a Half Show 76-77, Dr. Seuss' Halloween Is Grinch Night 77, My Mom's Having a Baby 77, Pink Panther in A Pink Christmas 78, The All New Pink Panther Show 78-79, Bugs Bunny's Looney Christmas Tales 79 [for WARNER BROS. TV], Pink Panther in “Olym-Pinks” 80, Daffy Duck's Easter Show 80 [for WARNER BROS. TV], Dr. Seuss' Pontoffel Pock Where Are You? 80, Where Do Teenagers Come From? 80, Dennis the Menace: Mayday for Mother 81, Pink Panther in “Pink at First Sight” 81, The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Cat 82, Meatballs and Spaghetti 82-85 [for MARVEL], Pink Panther and Sons 84-85 [with HANNA-BARBERA], The Bugs Bunny Easter Special 87 [for WARNER BROS. TV], Pink Panther and Friends 89-90, Driving Mr. Pink 95)

Director/Producer: WARNER BROS. 80/83 (Friz Freleng's Looney Looney Bugs Bunny Movie 81, Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island 83)

Co-Director/Producer: WARNER BROS. 82 (Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales 82)


FREUD, Burton [= FREUND, Bert?]

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



Layouts/Storyboards: DE PATIE-FRELENG c65-66 (The Super Six 66-67)

Layouts: HANNA-BARBERA c66-69 (Shazzan! 67-69, The Wacky Races 68-70)


FRIEDMAN, Edgar (Ed, Eddie) (1912-29 Apr 2005)

Animator: IWERKS 33-36; MINTZ/SCREEN GEMS; DISNEY; UPA c56-59 (Mr. Magoo 57-59, 1001 Arabian Nights with Mr. Magoo 59); EAGLE FILMS/DE TIEGE c63-64 (The Man from Button Willow 65); BAGLE PRODUCTIONS; ED GRAHAM 64 (Linus! The Lionhearted 64-66); FORMAT FILMS c66 (The Spy Swatter 67); DE PATIE-FRELENG/WARNER BROS. 67 (Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales 67); FILMATION c68-74 (The Batman/Superman Hour 68-69, Treasure Island 72, The Brady Kids 72-74, Oliver Twist 73, Lassie's Rescue Rangers 73-75, Star Trek 73-75, Journey Back to Oz 74, The US of Archie 74, The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty 75); SANRIO c76-77 (Winds of Change aka Metamorphoses 78)

Director: FILMATION c70/78-89 (The Captain and the Kids 71, Flash Gordon 79-80, The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle/Quacula 79-80, Mighty Mouse in The Great Space Race 82, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 83-85, The Secret of the Sword 85, Ghostbusters 86-87, Bravestarr 87-88)


FRIEDMAN ASTOR, Lillian (12 Apr 1912-July 1989)

Colorist/Inbetweener/Inker: BRAY c30 (Mendelssohn's Spring Song 30)

Inbetweener: FLEISCHER July 31-33

Assistant Animator FLEISCHER 22 June 33-July 33 (Betty Boop 33 [Assistant to James CULHANE])

Animator: FLEISCHER July 33-Early 39 (Betty Boop 33-38 [Betty Boop's Prize Show 34, A Language All My Own 35, Judge for a Day 35, Making Stars 35, Be Human 36, Pudgy Takes a Bow-Wow 37, The New Deal Show 37, Honest and True Love 38, Pudgy and the Lost Kitten 38, Buzzy Boop at the Concert 38], Color Classics 36 [Hawaiian Birds], Popeye 34 [Can You Take It], Hunky and Spunky [Seymour KNEITEL and Myron WALDMAN Units])

NOTE: First woman animator. Head of Inbetween Department at FLEISCHER c33-39



Animator?: FLEISCHER -30-31-


FRIEL, Richard McShay (Dick)

Animator/Director/Producer: JEFFERSON FILM CORP. 21-23 (Mutt and Jeff 21-23)

Animator/Director/Producer/Story: LEE-BRADFORD 23 (Red Head Comedies 23/25)

Story: DISNEY c36 (Mickey Mouse 37 [Lonesome Ghosts])


FRIPP, Virginia (Ginny)

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


FRITZ, Ronald

Designer: ACADEMY PICTURES c49-61 (TV Commercials)


FRYE, Patricia

Backgrounds: HANNA-BARBERA c66-67 (Shazzan! 67-69)

Layouts: FILMATION c67-72 (Fantastic Voyage 68, The Archie Show 68-69, The Hardy Boys 69-71, Will the Real Jerry Lewis Please Sit Down 70, Archie's Funhouse 70-73)



Animator: BRAY 25-26


FUNG, Paul, Jr. (1923- )

Animator: [STUDIO?] (Popular Science series)



Story: FILM GRAPHICS, INC. c54 (The Village and the School 54 [for US Information Agency])


FUSON, Charles (Chuck)

Layouts/Backgrounds: TV ART PRODUCTIONS 48-50 (Crusader Rabbit 49-51)

Inbetweener/Assistant Animator: DISNEY 15 Jun 53-Late 60

NOTE: First worked for DISNEY as office boy 26 Jan 40-12 Sept 41; Worked for DISNEY Comic Strip Department 60-7 Aug 65


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