Ron Tippe, the animation producer of the live-action/animated hybrid feature “Space Jam” and the Oscar-nominated Disney short “Runaway Brain,” passed away on August 1st after a year-and-a-half battle with brain cancer.
Actor Robin Williams has died at the age of 63 from an apparent suicide.
Dickie Jones, the voice of Pinocchio in the 1940 Disney film, died on July 7, 2014. He was 87 years old.
Frank Terry, the beloved former director of the character animation program at CalArts, passed away on February 11 at the age of 75.
Japanese-American animation legend Jimmy Murakami, who played an important role in the development of Ireland’s animation industry, has died at the age of 80, reported the organization Animation Ireland. The cause of death is unknown.
Arthur Rankin, Jr., one-half of the iconic animation duo Rankin/Bass, died on January 30th at his Harrington Sound, Bermuda home. He was 89.
Can you believe he even existed? Did we conjure him up in a strangely unexplainable collective?
Animator and filmmaker Michael Sporn, a man who represented the spirit and vitality of New York’s animation scene as much as any other single individual, passed away from pancreatic cancer on January 19. He was 67.
Hal Sutherland, the co-founder of the low-budget American TV animation studio Filmation, has died at age 85.
Late last year, we lost two noted animation talents from the United Kingdom: Harold Whitaker and Richard Taylor. We remember their contributions to the art form.
Cartoon Brew remembers the animation community members whom we lost in 2013.
Animation legend Frédéric Back, the two-time Oscar-winning director of “The Man Who Planted Trees,” “Crac!,” and “The Mighty River,” passed away this morning at his home in Montreal.
Walt Disney’s daughter, Diane Disney Miller, died today at her home in Napa, California.
Background painter and stylist Ron Dias died in California on Tuesday, July 30th at the age of 76. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on February …
British animation director, designer and studio owner John Wilson (above, left) passed away on Friday, June 21st, according to a report …
Victor Haboush passed away on May 24, 2009 at age 85. A first-generation American of Lebanese descent, he was born on April 16, 1924 and …