Tex Avery

Tex Avery
Frederick Bean Avery

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DiedAugust 26, 1980(1980-08-26) (aged 72)
Cause of deathLung cancer
Resting placeForest Lawn – Hollywood Hills Cemetery
Other namesFred Avery
OccupationAnimator, animation director, cartoonist, voice actor
Years active1930–1980
ChildrenTim Avery
(born 1947-48 - died 1972)
Nancy Avery-Arkley
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Frederick Bean "Fred/Tex" Avery (February 26, 1908Tuesday, August 26, 1980) was an American animator, cartoonist, and director. He is famous for creating animated cartoons during the Golden Age of Hollywood. He did his most major work for the Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios. He created the characters of Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, and Droopy. His had an effect on almost all of the animated cartoon series by various studios in the 1940s and 1950s.

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