Hugh Harman Biography (1903?-1982)

Born in August 31, 1903 (some sources say 1908), in Pagosa Springs, CO; diedafter a long illness, November 26 (some sources say November 25), 1982, in Chatsworth, CA. Career: Animator and film director. Worked at Kansas City Film Ad Agency; member of Walt Disney team producing Laugh-O-Gram cartoons,1921-23; member of Walt Disney studios, beginning, 1926; Harman-Ising, partner in cartoon production company with Rudolf Ising, 1929. Co-creator of "Looney Tunes," "Happy Harmonies," and "Merry Melodies" cartoons. Awards, Honors: Shared seven Academy Award nominations, including best short cartoon category, 1935, for The Calico Dragon, and 1936, for Old Mill Pond; nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, 1939, for Peace on Earth..

Animator, film director
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August 31, 1903?
Pagosa Springs, Colorado, United States
Death Details
November 26, 1982
Chatsworth, California, United States

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