Chuck Jones (I) (1912–2002)


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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, and many others, as well as adding to the ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Gremlins Mr. Jones
(1984)
Innerspace Supermarket Customer
(1987)
(1970)

Filmography

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 1995 Peter and the Wolf (TV Movie) (character designer)
 1995 Four Rooms (creative consultant: animation)
 1995 What a Cartoon! (TV Series short) (assistant animator - 1 episode)
- Dino, Stay Out! (1995) ... (assistant animator - uncredited)
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (animation supervisor)
 1992 Stay Tuned (animation supervisor) / (designer: mice characters)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (opening and closing animation sequences)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (animation consultant)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (director: original animation)
 1981 A Chipmunk Christmas (TV Short) (character designer)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Cupid Capers (TV Movie) (animation director)
 1973-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (animator - 519 episodes)
- 129B (1977) ... (animator)
- 128B (1977) ... (animator)
- 127B (1977) ... (animator)
- 126B (1977) ... (animator)
- 125B (1977) ... (animator)
 1975 Escape to Witch Mountain (animation producer: titles - uncredited)
 1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians (layout artist - uncredited)
 1959 Sleeping Beauty (layout artist - uncredited)
 1958 Gateways to the Mind (TV Movie documentary) (animator: animation sequences) / (director: animation sequences) / (writer: animation sequences)
 1953 Dangerous When Wet (animation coordinator - uncredited) / (assistant animator - uncredited) / (background designer - uncredited)
 1952 Feed the Kitty (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1951 A Hound for Trouble (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1946 Holiday in Mexico (directing animator - uncredited)
 1942 Who's Who in the Zoo (Short) (layout artist - uncredited)
 1938 Porky & Daffy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1938 Porky's Party (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 Injun Trouble (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 Porky's Five & Ten (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 What Price Porky (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 (animator - uncredited)
 1938 Porky's Poppa (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Porky's Hero Agency (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Rover's Rival (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones) / (layout artist - uncredited)
 1937 Porky's Garden (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Get Rich Quick Porky (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones) / (layout artist - uncredited)
 1937 Porky's Badtime Story (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Porky's Super Service (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Uncle Tom's Bungalow (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Porky and Gabby (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Ain't We Got Fun (Short) (animator)
 1937 Porky's Duck Hunt (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 I Only Have Eyes for You (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Picador Porky (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 When's Your Birthday? (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Porky the Wrestler (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1936 The Village Smithy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Don't Look Now (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Milk and Money (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1936 Porky the Rain-Maker (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 I Love to Singa (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1936 I'd Love to Take Orders from You (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Plane Dippy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 The Blow Out (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1936 Page Miss Glory (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Gold Diggers of '49 (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 Hollywood Capers (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 Little Dutch Plate (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 A Cartoonist's Nightmare (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 The Lady in Red (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 The Merry Old Soul (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Buddy Steps Out (Short) (animator - as Chas. Jones)
 1935 The Country Mouse (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Buddy's Bug Hunt (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Buddy's Lost World (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 My Green Fedora (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 Buddy of the Legion (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 Buddy's Pony Express (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 I Haven't Got a Hat (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Country Boy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Mr. and Mrs. Is the Name (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Viva Buddy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Those Beautiful Dames (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1934 Buddy's Circus (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy the Woodsman (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Rhythm in the Bow (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy the Detective (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Shake Your Powder Puff (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 The Miller's Daughter (Short) (animator - as Charles M. Jones)
 1934 The Girl at the Ironing Board (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Why Do I Dream Those Dreams (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy's Bearcats (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 How Do I Know It's Sunday (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Goin' to Heaven on a Mule (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Those Were Wonderful Days (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Honeymoon Hotel (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Pettin' in the Park (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Buddy the Gob (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Sittin' on a Backyard Fence (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Buddy's Show Boat (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Buddy's Beer Garden (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 I've Got to Sing a Torch Song (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Buddy's Day Out (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Music Lesson (Short) (inbetween animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Office Boy (Short) (inbetween animator - uncredited)
 1931 The Soup Song (Short) (cel service - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Limited Edition Animation Cel: "Cheers!" - Penciller See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Chuck Jones Esq. | C. Jones | Charles M. Jones | Charles Jones | Chas. Jones | M. Charl Jones | Mister Chuck Jones | Mister Jones

Spouse:

Marian Dern  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Linda Jones Clough

Parents:

Charles Adams Jones | Mabel McQuiddy Martin

Relatives:

Richard Kent Jones (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When Jack Warner [Warner Bros. studio head Jack L. Warner], seeking a director for Warner Bros.' first three-dimensional film, House of Wax (1953), chose 'Andre de Toth', who only had the use of one eye, I at last was able to understand the kind of logic that had made me a director. See more »

Trivia:

Father of Linda Jones Clough. See more »

Trademark:

Always wore a bow-tie in interviews and appearences See more »

Nickname:

The Father of Contemporary Animation See more »

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