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Chuck Jones

ChuckJones

Born
Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones
September 21, 1912
Died
February 22, 2002 (aged 89)
Nationality
American
Ethnicity
American
Occupation
Animator, Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Years Active
1933–2001
Spouse
Dorothy Webster (married 1935–1978) Marian J. Dern (married 1981–2002)

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most memorably of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for the Warner Bros. Cartoons studio. He was also known for teaming up with Dr. Seuss to make the Private Sanfu series. After the war ended, Chuck Jones and Dr. Seuss teamed up four more times to make the animated versions of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Cat in the Hat, The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, and Horton Hears A Who.