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Stephen Bosustow (1911–1981)

Stephen Bosustow was born on November 6, 1911 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as Stephen Reginald Bosustow. He was a writer and producer, known for Gerald McBoing-Boing (1950), When Magoo Flew (1954) and Magoo's Puddle Jumper (1956). He died on July 4, 1981. See full bio »


(age 69)

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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When Magoo Flew Producer


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (2 credits)
 1962 Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (TV Movie) (character: Mr. Magoo created under the supervision of)
 1960 Mister Magoo (TV Series) (creator - 130 episodes)
- Who's Zoo Magoo? (1960) ... (creator)
- Skipper Magoo (1960) ... (creator)
- Private Eye Magoo (1960) ... (creator)
- Muscles Magoo (1960) ... (creator)
- Digger Magoo (1960) ... (creator)
Show Show Producer (116 credits)
Show Show Animation department (15 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Steve Bosustow

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Canadian-born animator/producer, co-founder in 1943 of United Productions of America (UPA). He had previously worked at Disney from 1934 to 1941. UPA was sold in 1961, and he subsequently set up Stephen Bosustow Productions, which produced educational films, travelogues and animated shorts. See more »

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