Biography

From Wikipedia.

John Lounsbery was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Colorado. He attended East Denver High School and the Art Institute of Denver. While attending the Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles, an instructor sent him to interview with Walt Disney. Lounsbery was hired by Disney on July 2, 1935, beginning as an assistant animator on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He went on to work on numerous other short features in the 1940s, while continuing to serve as part of the animating team on nearly all of Disney's most famous feature-length animated films. In the 1970s, he was promoted to director and directed Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too! and co-directed The Rescuers.

John Lounsbery died on February 13, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, of heart failure during cardiac surgery, aged 64. At the time of his death, he was working on the The Rescuers and still directing at the Walt Disney Studios. He was named a Disney Legend in 1989.

From Wikipedia.

John Lounsbery was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Colorado. He attended East Denver High School and the Art Institute of Denver. While attending the Art Center School of Design in Los Angeles, an instructor sent him to interview with Walt Disney. Lounsbery was hired by Disney on July 2, 1935, beginning as an assistant animator on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He went on to work on numerous other short features in the 1940s, while continuing to serve as part of the animating team on nearly all of Disney's most famous feature-length animated films. In the 1970s, he was promoted to director and directed Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too! and co-directed The Rescuers.

John Lounsbery died on February 13, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, of heart failure during cardiac surgery, aged 64. At the time of his death, he was working on the The Rescuers and still directing at the Walt Disney Studios. He was named a Disney Legend in 1989.

Personal Info

Known For Visual Effects

Gender Male

Known Credits 40

Birthday 1911-03-09

Day of Death 1976-02-13

Place of Birth Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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Also Known As

  • John Mitchell Lounsbery

Visual Effects TV ShowsMovies

1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Animation
1973 Robin Hood Animation
1970 The Aristocats Animation
1968 Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day Animation
1967 The Jungle Book Animation Director
1963 The Sword in the Stone Animation
1961 Aquamania Animation
1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians Animation
1960 Goliath II Animation Director
1959 Sleeping Beauty Animation
1955 Lady and the Tramp Animation
1953 Peter Pan Animation
1952 Lambert the Sheepish Lion Animation
1951 Alice in Wonderland Animation
1950 Cinderella Animation Director
1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad Animation Director Animation
1948 Melody Time Animation
1947 Fun & Fancy Free Animation Animation Director
1947 Mickey and the Beanstalk Animation
1946 Song of the South Animation
1946 Peter and the Wolf Animation
1946 Make Mine Music Animation
1945 Canine Patrol Animation
1945 The Legend of Coyote Rock Animation
1944 The Three Caballeros Animation
1944 Springtime for Pluto Animation
1943 Chicken Little Animation
1943 Victory Through Air Power Animation
1943 Private Pluto Animation
1941 Dumbo Animation
1940 Fantasia Animation
1940 Bone Trouble Animation
1940 Donald's Dog Laundry Animation
1940 Pinocchio Animation
1939 Officer Duck Animation
1939 The Pointer Animation
1939 Society Dog Show Animation
1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Animation Production Assistant Animation

Directing

1977 The Rescuers Director
1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Director
1974 Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too Director

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