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Eugene Merril Deitch (August 8, 1924 – April 16, 2020) was an American illustrator, animator, comics artist, and film director who was based in Prague from the 1960s until his death in 2020. Deitch was known for creating animated cartoons such as Munro, Tom Terrific, and Nudnik, as well as his work on the Popeye and Tom and Jerry series.

Gene Deitch
Gene Deitch in 2007
Born
Eugene Merril Deitch

(1924-08-08)August 8, 1924
DiedApril 16, 2020(2020-04-16) (aged 95)
CitizenshipUnited States[1]
OccupationIllustrator, animator, director
Years active1945–2008
Spouse(s)Marie (m. 1943; div. before 1964)
(m. 1964)
Children3, including Kim
AwardsInkpot Award (2013)[2]
WebsiteArchived at archive.org
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Gene Deitch - Bio, Age, Wiki, Facts and Family

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Gene Deitch's About

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Award-winning animator best known for his work on the short Munro, which received the Academy Award for Best Animated Short in 1981.

Gene Deitch Family life

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He had three children with his second wife Zdenka Deitch.

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Gene Deitch Before Fame

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He worked as an amateur sound recordist for several years before becoming an animator, collaborating with musicians such as Pete Seeger and John Lee Hooker.

Gene Deitch Trivia

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He was honored with the Annie Award by ASIFA Hollywood for a life-long contribution to Animation.

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He and director Chris Saunders have both won Oscars for Best Animated Feature.

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Facts About Gene Deitch

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● Gene Deitch was born on August 8, 1924 (age 96) in Chicago, Illinois, United States
● He is a celebrity cartoonist



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