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Actor | The General
Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine ...
Cops (1922) - 5/1/2018
Writer | The Great Dictator
Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...
3. George Lucas
Writer | Star Wars
George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...
Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967) - 10/24/2017
Director | Taxi Driver
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...
The Big Shave (1967) - 9/18/2018
5. Tim Burton
Producer | Edward Scissorhands
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...
Frankenweenie (1984) - 6/4/2019
6. Luis Buñuel
Writer | Belle de jour
The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the ...
7. Walt Disney
Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of ...
Writer | Brazil
Terry Gilliam was born near Medicine Lake, Minnesota. When he was 12 his family moved to Los Angeles where he became a fan of MAD magazine. In his early twenties he was often stopped by the police who suspected him of being a drug addict and Gilliam had to explain that he worked in advertising. In ...
The Crimson Permanent Assurance (1983) - 7/20/2021
Director | The Birth of a Nation
David Wark Griffith was born in rural Kentucky to Jacob "Roaring Jake" Griffith, a former Confederate Army colonel and Civil War veteran. Young Griffith grew up with his father's romantic war stories and melodramatic nineteenth-century literature that were to eventually shape his movies. In 1897 ...
The Musketeers of Pig Alley (1912) - 5/14/2019
10. Tex Avery
Director | A Wild Hare
Tex Avery was a descendant of Judge Roy Bean and Daniel Boone, but all his grandma ever told him about it was "Don't ever mention you are kin to Roy Bean. He's a no good skunk!!" After graduating from North Dallas High School in 1927, Avery moved to Southern California in 1929 and got a job in the ...
11. Saul Bass
Director | Why Man Creates
Saul Bass was born in New York City in 1920 and is a widely acclaimed graphic designer with a career spanning over 40 years. Among his most famous works are the title sequences for such classic films as The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), North by Northwest (1959), and Psycho (1960). Bass used his ...
Why Man Creates (1968) - 4/27/2021
12. Seth Green
Actor | Robot Chicken
Seth Green has starred in numerous films and television series including the Austin Powers trilogy, The Italian Job (2003), Without a Paddle (2004), Party Monster (2003), Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Old Dogs (2009) and dozens more, including starring roles in Sexy Evil Genius (2013), The Story of Luke...
Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007) - 3/13/2018
13. Todd Haynes
Director | Far from Heaven
Todd Haynes was always interested in art, and made amateur movies and painted while he was still a child. He attended Brown university and majored in art and semiotics. After he graduated he moved to New York City and made the controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1987). ...
14. Robert Rodriguez
Producer | El mariachi
Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent.
Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York (1981), none ...
Bedhead (1991) - 5/23/2017 The Robert Rodriguez Ten Minute Film School (1998) - 2/11/2020
15. Chris Marker
Writer | Twelve Monkeys
Chris Marker was born on July 29, 1921 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Christian François Bouche-Villeneuve. He was a director and writer, known for 12 Monkeys (1995), Sans Soleil (1983) and Third Side of the Coin (1960). He died on July 29, 2012 in Paris, France.
La jetée (1962) - 3/10/2020
16. Nash Edgerton
Stunts | Mr Inbetween
17. Chuck Jones
Actor | Gremlins
Starting as a cel washer, Chuck Jones worked his way up to animator and then director at the animation division of Warner Bros. He is famous for creating such beloved cartoon characters as Wile E. Coyote, Henery Hawk, Pepé Le Pew, Marvin the Martian, Ralph Wolf, Road Runner, Sam Sheepdog, Sniffles,...
Old Glory (1939) - 1/19/2021 The Dover Boys at Pimento University or The Rivals of Roquefort Hall (1942) - 2/6/2018 Fast and Furry-ous (1949) - 2/25/2020 Rabbit Fire (1951) - 7/25/2017 Rabbit Seasoning (1952) - 8/1/2017 Duck Amuck (1953) - 1/24/2017 Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (1953) - 1/29/2019 Duck! Rabbit, Duck! (1953) - 8/8/2017 From A to Z-Z-Z-Z (1953) - 5/30/2017 One Froggy Evening (1955) - 1/10/2017 Broom-Stick Bunny (1956) - 10/31/2017 Ali Baba Bunny (1957) - 9/24/2019 What's Opera, Doc? (1957) - 2/7/2017 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) - 12/25/2018
18. John Lasseter
Writer | Toy Story 2
Although born in Hollywood John and his twin sister, Johanna were raised in Wittier near Los Angeles. His parents were Jewell Mae (Risley), an art teacher, and Paul Eual Lasseter, a parts manager at a Chevrolet dealership. His mother's profession contributed to his interest in animation and ...
Luxo Jr. (1986) - 9/22/2020
Cinematographer | Sandow
Born in France to British parents, William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson stayed in that country until age 19, when he, his mother and sisters (their father had died sometime before) returned to Great Britain. Once there, Dickson--in an early indication of his lifelong fascination with science and ...
Blacksmith Scene (1893) - 8/24/2021
20. Bill Melendez
Producer | A Charlie Brown Christmas
Bill Melendez was born on November 15, 1916 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico as José Cuauhtémoc Meléndez. He is known for his work on A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969) and Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974). He was married to Helen Antionette Huhn. He died on...
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) - 12/19/2017
21. James Algar
Director | The African Lion
James Algar studied at Stanford where he developed his skills as a cartoonist by drawing for the university's satirical magazine, The Chaparral. He joined the Disney Organisation in 1934, initially as animator. He directed the classic "Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment of Fantasia (1940), as well as ...
Bear Country (1953) - 1/26/2021
22. Roger Allers
Director | The Lion King
Roger Allers was born on June 29, 1949 in Rye, New York, USA as Roger Charles Allers. He is known for his work on The Lion King (1994), Aladdin (1992) and Beauty and the Beast (1991). He has been married to Leslee Allers since 1965. They have two children.
The Little Matchgirl (2006) - 5/16/2017
23. Leonid Amalrik
Director | Kino-tsirk
Leonid Amalrik was buried at the Pyatnitsky cemetery in Moscow.
Pro begemota, kotoryy boyalsya privivok (1966) - 9/28/2021
24. Mark Andrews
Writer | Brave
One Man Band (2005) - 9/17/2019
25. Drew Antzis
Editor | The Landlord
The Landlord (2007) - 10/8/2019
26. Andrea Arnold
Director | American Honey
Wasp (2003) - 5/26/2020
27. Joseph Barbera
Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials
Joseph Roland Barbera was an American animator, film director, and television producer. He was the co-founder of the company Hanna-Barbera, with his longtime partner William Hanna.
Barbera was born in an Italian-American family. His parents were barbershop-owner Vincent Barbera (1889-1965) and ...
28. Alan Barillaro
Director | Piper
Piper (2016) - 3/7/2017
29. Cordell Barker
Animation_department | Strange Invaders
The Cat Came Back (1988) - 5/2/2017
30. Jules Bass
Producer | The Hobbit
Producer, author, and composer, educated at NYU. Until 1960, he worked at a New York advertising agency, and then co-founded a film production company in New York. He joined ASCAP in 1963 and collaborated musically with Edward Thomas and James Polack. His popular-song works include "Pinocchio," "...
31. James Blue
Director | A Few Notes on Our Food Problem
James Blue was born on October 10, 1930. He was a director and assistant director, known for A Few Notes on Our Food Problem (1968), Les oliviers de la justice (1962) and Invisible City: The Houston Housing Crisis (1978). He died on June 14, 1980 in Buffalo, New York, USA.
The March (1964) - 7/7/2020
32. Bong Joon Ho
Writer | Snowpiercer
Ji-ri-myeol-lyeol (1994) - 10/20/2020
33. Willard Bowsky
Animation_department | Gulliver's Travels
Motion picture animator best known for his contributions to the Popeye the Sailor cartoons of the 1930s. Born in New York City, Bowsky joined the Fleischer Studios in the late 1920s and quickly became one of its star artists, winning promotion to animator at age 23. His drawing skills and ...
34. Stan Brakhage
Director | The Loom
Stan Brakhage was born on January 14, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Robert Sanders. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Loom (1986), Persian Series (2001) and The God of Day Had Gone Down Upon Him (2000). He was married to Marilyn Jull and Jane Brakhage. He died on March 9,...
35. Clyde Bruckman
Writer | The General
Had been out of work and was pretty much broke when he killed himself. He borrowed Buster Keaton's gun and after eating a meal that he could not pay for, shot himself. There are two stories; One says it was in the restroom of the cafe on Santa Monica Blvd, and the other story states he did it in ...
The Fatal Glass of Beer (1933) - 1/1/2019
36. Rudy Burckhardt
Director | Inside Dope
Rudy Burckhardt was born on April 5, 1914 in Basel, Switzerland. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Inside Dope (1971), Pursuit of Happiness (1940) and Mounting Tension (1950). He died on August 1, 1999 in Searsmont, Maine, USA.
Nymphlight (1957) - 6/8/2021
37. Peter Capaldi
Actor | Doctor Who
Peter Capaldi was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Nancy (Soutar) and Gerald John Capaldi. His parents owned an ice cream business. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), Scottish, and Irish descent. Capaldi attended drama classes and was accepted into the Glasgow School of Art. After ...
Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life (1993) - 12/22/2020
38. Carlos Carrera
Director | De la infancia
With only three feature films, Carlos Carrera is considered one of the best young directors of the new Mexican cinema. He began as an animator at 12 years old and wrote, produced and directed a number of animated-shorts before filming his first live-action movie, a docummentary short titled ...
El héroe (1994) - 11/17/2020
Director | Curfew
Shawn Christensen graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA in Illustration and Graphic Design. After graduating, he formed indie rock band Stellastarr* and, while on tour, wrote and sold many screenplays, including Sidney Hall (Fox Searchlight) and Karma Coalition (Warner Bros.). Stellastarr* ...
Curfew (2012) - 1/31/2017
40. René Clair
Writer | Le silence est d'or
René Clair was born on November 11, 1898 in Paris, France as René-Lucien Chomette. He was a writer and director, known for Man About Town (1947), The Grand Maneuver (1955) and Beauties of the Night (1952). He was married to Bronia Clair. He died on March 15, 1981 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, ...
Entr'acte (1924) - 4/6/2021
41. Robert Clampett
Director | Time for Beany
Born in San Diego, California, the young Robert Clampett was monumentally moved as a child by the film The Lost World (1925), inspiring him to create a sea-serpent sock-puppet that he used in puppet shows to entertain the neighborhood kids. This led him to create a stuffed Mickey Mouse toy, which ...
42. Edward F. Cline
Director | The Boat
Edward "Eddie" Cline began his career in the film business as one of the Keystone Kops. The former vaudevillian appeared sporadically in films as an actor until 1922, but became increasingly active behind the camera as a gagman and scenario writer for Mack Sennett. From 1916 he worked on a steady ...
Cops (1922) - 5/1/2018
43. George Coe
Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
George Coe was born on May 10, 1929 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as George Julian Cohen. He was an actor and producer, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985) and The Stepford Wives (1975). He was married to Susan Allsopp ...
De Düva: The Dove (1968) - 4/28/2020
Malice in Wonderland (1982) - 9/14/2021
45. Richard Condie
Animation_department | The Big Snit
The Big Snit (1985) - 1/14/2020
46. Bruce Conner
Bruce Conner was born in McPherson, Kansas, in 1933 and studied art at Wichita University, the University of Nebraska, the Brooklyn Art School, and the University of Colorado. Moving to San Francisco in 1957, Conner became involved with the Beatniks. He continued to live and work in San Francisco, ...
A Movie (1958) - 10/13/2020
47. Joseph Cornell
Director | The Children's Jury
Joseph Cornell was born on December 24, 1903 in Nyack, New York, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Children's Jury (1938), The Midnight Party (1969) and Children's Party (1938). He died on December 29, 1972 in Queens, New York City, New York.
48. Maya Deren
Director | Meshes of the Afternoon
Maya Deren came to the USA in 1922 as Eleanora Derenkowsky. Together with her father Solomon Derenkowsky, a psychiatrist, and her mother Maria Fidler, an artist, she fled the pogroms organized by the Bolsheviks against the Jews. She studied journalism and political science at the Syracuse ...
49. John Dilworth
Writer | The Dirdy Birdy
John Dilworth was born on February 14, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as John R. Dilworth. He is known for his work on The Dirdy Birdy (1995), Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999) and The Chicken from Outer Space (1996).
The Chicken from Outer Space (1996) - 3/2/2021
Writer | La tortue rouge
Father and Daughter (2000) - 6/13/2017
51. Heinz Dunkhase
Director | Das Programm geht weiter...
Heinz Dunkhase was born on October 12, 1928 in Hamburg, Germany. He was a director and actor, known for Das Programm geht weiter... (1961), Dinner for One (1963) and Der Schwiegermuttermörder (1963). He died on August 3, 1987 in Hamburg, West Germany.
Der 90. Geburtstag oder Dinner for One (1963) - 12/31/2019
52. Charles Eames
Charles Eames was born on June 17, 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Charles Ormond Eames Jr. He was a director and writer, known for Where Did You Go?' 'Out.' 'What Did You Do?' 'Nothing. (1960), The Lick Observatory (1968) and Decorator Crab (1969). He was married to Ray Eames and Catherine ...
Powers of Ten (1977) - 5/8/2018
53. Ray Eames
Ray Eames was born on December 15, 1912 in Sacramento, California, USA as Ray-Bernice Alexandra Kaiser. She was a director and producer, known for Where Did You Go?' 'Out.' 'What Did You Do?' 'Nothing. (1960), The Lick Observatory (1968) and Decorator Crab (1969). She was married to Charles Eames. ...
Powers of Ten (1977) - 5/8/2018
54. Ralph Eggleston
Art_department | Monsters, Inc.
For the Birds (2000) - 7/10/2018
55. Adam Elliot
Director | Mary and Max.
Grew up on a shrimp farm in southern Australia together with two brothers, one sister and two parrots. He discerned his artistic abilities at an early age and spent five years studying photography, painting, pottery etc. In 1996 he began his studies at the Victorian College of the Arts where Uncle ...
Harvie Krumpet (2003) - 4/4/2017
56. Robert Enrico
Director | Le vieux fusil
Robert Enrico studied in Toulon and then in Paris where he graduated from Lycée Voltaire. He later enrolled in the famous film school IDHEC where he specialized in editing and directing. Until 1956 he was an active member of the Sorbonne's medieval group "Les Théophiliens". From 1956 to 1959 he did...
La rivière du hibou (1961) - 8/29/2017
57. Rob Epstein
Producer | The Celluloid Closet
Rob Epstein was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as Robert P. Epstein. He is a producer and director, known for The Celluloid Closet (1995), Paragraph 175 (2000) and The Times of Harvey Milk (1984).
Rob has produced films that have screened worldwide, in cinemas, on television, home video and ...
End Game (2018) - 3/31/2020
58. Dave Fleischer
Director | Mr. Bug Goes to Town
Dave Fleischer was born on July 14, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as David Fleischer. He is known for his work on Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941), Imagination (1943) and That's My Baby! (1944). He was married to Mae Schwartz and Ida Mae Sharnow. He died on June 25, 1979 in Woodland Hills, Los ...
59. Ernie Fosselius
Actor | Hardware Wars
Hardware Wars (1978) - 1/2/2018
60. Georges Franju
Director | Les yeux sans visage
Georges Franju is a figure of immense importance in the history of French cinema, not primarily for his films (exceptional though many of these are) but for being the co-founder, with Henri Langlois, of the Cinematheque Française in 1937--France's most famous and important film archive.
He worked ...
Le sang des bêtes (1949) - 5/25/2021
61. Herz Frank
Director | Reiz dzivoja septini Simeoni
Herz Frank was born on January 17, 1926 in Ludza, Latvia as Gercels Franks. He was a director and writer, known for There Were Seven Simeons (1989), Flashback (2003) and The Last Judgement (1987). He died on March 3, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel.
Par desmit minutem vecaks (1978) - 2/18/2020
62. Friz Freleng
Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials
Friz Freleng was born Isadore Freleng on August 21, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri. With no formal training in drawing, his first job as an animator was with United Film Advancement Services in 1924 at the age of 17. The first work Friz is credited with was for Disney Studios where he worked as an ...
63. Jeffrey Friedman
Producer | Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
Jeffrey Friedman was born on August 24, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (2019), The Celluloid Closet (1995) and Howl (2010).
End Game (2018) - 3/31/2020
64. Richard Gale
Richard Gale is a director and writer, known for The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon (2008), Criticized (2006) and Pressure (2002).
65. Clyde Geronimi
Director | Cinderella
Clyde Geronimi was born on June 12, 1901 in Chiavenna, Lombardy, Italy as Clito Enrico Geronimi. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1950), Sleeping Beauty (1959) and Peter Pan (1953). He died on April 24, 1989 in Newport Beach, California, USA.
Peter and the Wolf (1946) - 7/18/2017
66. Burt Gillett
Director | A Haunting We Will Go
Burt Gillett was an animator from the state of New York, and a notable director of animated short films. He directed about a 100 short films between 1920 and 1940, but is best remembered for directing "Three Little Pigs" (1933) for the Disney studio.
Relatively little is known about Gillett's early ...
67. Bob Gimlin
Actor | Man vs Bigfoot
Bigfoot (1967) - 7/16/2019
68. Alan Gorg
Director | Hollywood Love
Alan Gorg was born on October 12, 1931 as Alan Kent Görg. He was a director and writer, known for Hollywood Love (1998), Living the Blues (1986) and Earth Spirit (2006). He was married to Gwyn Gorg. He died on July 31, 2020 in Waimea, Hawaii, USA.
Felicia (1965) - 8/3/2021
69. Milton Gray
Visual_effects | Poltergeist
Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990) - 6/30/2020
70. Alice Guy
Director | The Woman of Mystery
The world's first motion picture director, French-born Alice Guy entered the film business in 1896 as a secretary at Gaumont, a manufacturer of movie cameras and projectors who had purchased the invention from the Lumiere brothers. The next year Gaumont became the world's first motion picture ...
L'arroseur arrosé (1895) - 8/28/2018
71. Alexander Hammid
Director | Power Among Men
Alexander Hammid was born on December 17, 1907 in Linz, Austria-Hungary as Alexander Siegfried Georg Smahel. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Power Among Men (1959), Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) and Crisis (1939). He was married to Hella Heyman and Maya Deren. He died on July 26, ...
Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) - 3/23/2021
72. David Hand
Director | Bambi
David Hand was born on January 23, 1900 in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as David Dodd Hand. He is known for his work on Bambi (1942), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and The Cat's Nine Lives (1926). He died on October 11, 1986 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.
Who Killed Cock Robin? (1935) - 9/26/2017
73. William Hanna
Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials
William Hanna was an animator, film director, and television producer. He was the co-founder of the company Hanna-Barbera, with his longtime partner Joseph Barbera.
Hanna was born in an Irish-American family, son of William John Hanna (1873-1949) and his wife Avice Joyce Denby. He was born in ...
74. Herk Harvey
Director | Shake Hands with Danger
Colorado-born Herk Harvey majored in theater at Kansas University, directing and acting in stage productions and later returning to the school in a teaching capacity. He broke into the film business as an actor in some of the movies being made by Centron Corporation of Lawrence, Kansas, an ...
Shake Hands with Danger (1980) - 3/9/2021
75. William Heise
Cinematographer | Men Boxing
William Heise was an engineer who was integral in the development of the kinetoscope for Thomas Edison, working with inventor William K.L. Dickson in the development of the device. He later became a cameraman, director and producer responsible for the creation of hundreds of short films.
In 1890, ...
The Kiss (1896) - 7/2/2019
Producer | Alice in Wonderland
Born in London, England, in 1874, Cecil Hepworth was one of the founders of the British film industry, directing and producing many films from 1898 into the late 1920s. Developing an early interest in films from following his father on lecture tours about the magic-lantern, he patented several ...
How It Feels to Be Run Over (1900) - 10/19/2021
77. Don Hertzfeldt
Animation_department | World of Tomorrow
Don Hertzfeldt was born on August 1, 1976 in Fremont, California, USA as Donald Charles Hertzfeldt. He is known for his work on World of Tomorrow (2015), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011) and The Simpsons (1989).
78. George Holliday
George Holliday was born in June 1960 in Canada. He is known for his work on Malcolm X (1992), Rodney King Beating Video (1991) and Outcry L.A. (1993). He was married to Maria. He died on September 19, 2021 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rodney King Beating Video (1991) - 6/2/2020
79. James W. Horne
Director | The Bull's Eye
He worked at a number of studios in the early 1920s and directed Buster Keaton's successful 'College' in 1927 before arriving at Hal Roach studios in 1928 where the following year he directed Laurel and Hardy's 'Big Business'and the following year their sound film 'Chickens Come Home' In 1931 he ...
Big Business (1929) - 12/29/2020
80. Byron Howard
Director | Zootopia
Tangled Ever After (2012) - 5/22/2018
81. John Hubley
Animation_department | Of Stars and Men
John Hubley was born on May 21, 1914 in Marinette, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Of Stars and Men (1962), The Hole (1962) and A Doonesbury Special (1977). He was married to Faith Hubley and Claudia Ross. He died on February 21, 1977 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
The Hole (1962) - 11/12/2019
82. Ub Iwerks
Visual_effects | The Birds
Ub Iwerks worked as a commercial artist in Kansas City in 1919 when he met Walt Disney who was in the same profession. When Disney decided to form an animation company, Ub Iwerks was the first employee he had due to his skill at fast drawing as well as being a personal friend.
When Charles Mintz ...
Steamboat Willie (1928) - 12/10/2019
83. Wilfred Jackson
Director | Cinderella
Wilfred Jackson was born on January 24, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Wilfred Emmons Jackson. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1950), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and Peter Pan (1953). He died on August 7, 1988 in Balboa Island, Newport Beach, California, USA.
The Old Mill (1937) - 1/5/2021
Writer | Retfærdighedens ryttere
Anders Thomas Jensen was born on 6th April 1972 in Frederiksværk on Sjælland in Denmark to Carl Benny Jensen and Kirsten Jensen (born Sørensen). He attended the high school in Frederiksværk from 1988 to 1991. In 1990 while still in high school, he wrote and directed 10 år på bagen - 3 år i skyggen ...
Valgaften (1998) - 8/4/2020
85. Mike Judge
Writer | Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Mike Judge is an American actor, animator, film director, screenwriter, and television producer.
In 1962, Judge was born in Guayaquil, the largest city of Ecuador and the country's main port. His parents were expatriate Americans. His father was archaeologist William James Judge and his mother was ...
Office Space (1992) - 3/3/2020
86. Claude Jutra
Director | Mon oncle Antoine
He finished his medical studies at the age of 22 to please his parents, but he was already developing an attraction to the visual arts and to cinema. As a teenager, he had made two shorts with Michel Brault. In 1953, he wrote a television script. He joined the Office national du film du Canada (...
A Chairy Tale (1957) - 3/12/2019
87. Boris Kaufman
Cinematographer | On the Waterfront
Boris Kaufman, the Oscar-winning cinematographer who shot Jean Vigo's oeuvre and helped introduce a neo-realistic style into American films, was born on August 24, 1897, in Bialystok, Poland, then part of the Russian Empire. The youngest son of librarians, the Soviet directors Denis Kaufman (a.k.a. ...
À propos de Nice (1930) - 7/13/2021
88. Richard Kern
Director | You Killed Me First
Born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina in 1954. Graduated University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1977 with a BFA. Kern moved to NYC where he met up with artists, writers, actors and bohmemains such as David Wojanarowicz, Lydia Lunch, Nick Zedd, Lung Leg and others. With the most basic of ...
You Killed Me First (1985) - 10/12/2021
89. Fyodor Khitruk
Director | Ostrov
Fyodor Khitruk was born on May 1, 1917 in Tver, Russia as Fyodor Savelyevich Khitruk. He is known for his work on The Island (1973), I Give you a Star (1975) and The Lion and the Bull (1984). He was married to Mariya Motruk and Galina Khitruk. He died on December 3, 2012 in Moscow, Russia.
Vinni-Pukh i den zabot (1972) - 12/5/2017
90. Abbas Kiarostami
Writer | Copie conforme
Abbas Kiarostami was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1940. He graduated from university with a degree in fine arts before starting work as a graphic designer. He then joined the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, where he started a film section, and this started his career ...
Nan va Koutcheh (1970) - 5/11/2021
91. Ward Kimball
Animation_department | Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Ward Kimball joined Disney Studios in 1934 as an animator. He eventually became involved in all aspects of animation production, most notably as the designer of Jiminy Cricket for the film "Pinocchio." He was also responsible for the redesign of Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney recognized Kimball's ...
Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom (1953) - 4/18/2017
92. Jack King
Director | Disneyland
Animator/director, best known for his work on 'Buddy' cartoons for Warner Brothers and Donald Duck animations for Disney. Began his career at Bray Studios in 1920. retired 1948.
Cured Duck (1945) - 2/27/2018
93. Jack Kinney
Director | Dumbo
Jack Kinney was born on March 29, 1909 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as John Ryan Kinney. He was a director and producer, known for Dumbo (1941), Pinocchio (1940) and Make Mine Music (1946). He was married to Eva Jane Sinclair and Virginia Schulte. He died on February 9, 1992 in Glendale, California...
Director | Ménilmontant
In France from 1923. Kirsanoff was at the forefront of Parisian avant-garde filmmaking thanks to works such as Ménilmontant (1926), which combined soviet style montage with hand-held camerawork and lyrically composed static shots. Kirsanoff's early silent films, many starring his first wife Nadia ...
Ménilmontant (1926) - 11/24/2020
95. Torill Kove
Animation_department | The Danish Poet
The Danish Poet (2006) - 10/5/2021
96. René Laloux
Writer | La planète sauvage
René Laloux was born on July 13, 1929 in Paris, France. He was a writer and director, known for Fantastic Planet (1973), Time Masters (1982) and Les escargots (1966). He died on March 14, 2004 in Angoulême, Charente, France.
Les escargots (1966) - 8/11/2020
Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990) - 6/30/2020
Director | Luis & the Aliens
Balance (1989) - 1/12/2021
Director | Luis & the Aliens
Balance (1989) - 1/12/2021
100. Del Lord
Director | What Price Vengeance
Del Lord was born on October 7, 1894 in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. He was a director and producer, known for What Price Vengeance (1937), Barnum Was Right (1929) and Rough, Tough and Ready (1945). He died on March 23, 1970 in Calabasas, California, USA.
A Plumbing We Will Go (1940) - 9/19/2017