American Animators active until 1970 - Letter Y



YAKUTIS, Thomas M. (Tom) (20 Mar 1929-25 Jan 2002)

Layout Design: DISNEY 56-57 (Mars and Beyond 57, Magic Highway USA 58)

Layouts/Storyboards: ART SCOTT; UPA; TV SPOTS c58 (Crusader Rabbit 57-59); LARRY HARMON c59 (Popeye); JAY WARD c59 (Rocky and His Friends); DE PATIE-FRELENG c65-66/74 (The Inspector 65-66 [The Great DeGaulle Stone Robbery 65, Cirrhosis of the Louvre 66, Ape Suzette 66, Cock-a-Doodle Deux Deux 66], Pink Panther 75 [It's Pink but Is It Mink?]); FILMATION; WARNER BROS.; MARVEL; UNIVERSAL -94

Story: DE PATIE-FRELENG 76 (Pink Panther 77)

Story Director: HANNA-BARBERA c76-81 (Scooby's All-Star Laff-a-Lympics 77-78, Galaxy Goof-Ups 78, The Godzilla Power Hour 78, The Godzilla Super 90 78-79, Challenge of the Super Friends 78-79, Dinky Dog 78-80, Godzilla 79/81, The Godzilla/Globetrotters Adventure Hour 79-80, The Flintstones 80, The Godzilla/Hong Kong Phooey Hour 80-81, Space Stars 81-82 [Space Ghost, Herculoids], The Kwicky Koala Show 81-82)

Designer/Layouts: MELENDEZ 76-77 (It's Arbor Day Charlie Brown 76, Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown 77)

Character Designer: HANNA-BARBERA 77

Director: DE PATIE-FRELENG 77-78 (Fred and Barney Meet the Thing 78)

Graphic Designer: DE PATIE-FRELENG c77-78 (All-New Pink Panther Show 78-79)

Storyboards: TMS c83-84 (Mighty Orbots 84-85)

NOTE: Head of film units at Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Washington and Indiana University. Newspaper Strip and Comic Book writer for DISNEY 83-88 (Scamp, Goofy)


YEAWORTH, Irving S., Jr.

Director/Producer: FAIRVIEW/JACK HARRIS c60 (Dinosaurus 60)


YOUNG, Benjamin (Ben)

Animator: DISNEY 30s (Mickey Mouse [Ye Olden Days 33])


YOUNG, Cyrus S. (Cy) (1900-1964)

Animator/Director: BRAY 24-34 (Mendelssohn's Spring Song 30)

Effects Animator: DISNEY 34-27 May 41 (Mickey Mouse 34-38- [The Band Concert 35, Mickey's Fire Brigade 35, Mickey's Trailer 38], Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 37, Fantasia 40, Dumbo 41, Bambi 42)

NOTE: Staff Artist at USAF c42-62



Assistant Animator: WARNER BROS. -54- [Friz FRELENG Unit]

Animator: CANAWEST [Canada] c65-69 (The Beatles 65-69 [for KING FEATURES])


YOUNG, Thomas (Tom)

Designer: KEITZ & HERNDON 50s (TV Commercials [Dr. Pepper et al])


YOUNGQUIST, Robert W. (Bob) (22 Aug 1905-3 Aug 1996)

Assistant Animator/Animator: DISNEY 35-38

Animator: DISNEY c38-40/44-47/56-71 (Fantasia 40 [Pastoral Symphony], Pluto 40/44-48 [Bone Trouble 40, First Aiders 44, Dog Watch 45, Canine Casanova 45, The Legend of Coyote Rock 45, Canine Patrol 45, Pluto's Kid Brother 45, In Dutch 45, The Purloined Pup 46, Pluto's House Warming 46, Rescue Dog 47, Mail Dog 47, Pluto's Blue Note 47, Bone Bandit 47, Pluto's Purchase 47], Bambi 42, A Feather in His Collar 46, Figaro 46-47 [Bath Day 46, Figaro and Frankie 47], Mickey Mouse 47-48 [Mickey's Delayed Date 47, Mickey Down Under 48], The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad 49 [Mr. Toad section], Sleeping Beauty 58, Paul Bunyan 58, Donald in Mathmagic Land 59, Goofy 65 [Freewayphobia, Goofy's Freeway Troubles], Man on Wheels 67); MGM c41-43


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