Fred Quimby Biography (1883-1965)



Full name, Frederick Quimby; born November 14, 1883, in Minneapolis, MN; diedon September 16, 1965, in Santa Monico, CA. Career: Producer. Head ofthe Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer short film department (1926-1956). Awards, Honors: Academy Award, best short subjects, cartoons, 1944, for The Yankee Doodle Mouse; Academy Award, best short subjects, cartoons, 1945, for Mouse Troubles; Academy Award, best short subjects, cartoons, 1946, for Quiet Please; Academy Award, best short subjects, cartoons, 1947, for The Cat Concerto; Academy Award nomination, best short subjects, cartoons, 1948, for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse; Academy Award, best short subjects, cartoons, 1949, for The Little Orphan; Academy Award nomination,best short subjects, cartoons, 1950, for Hatch Up Your Troubles; Academy award nomination, best short subjects, cartoons, 1951, for Jerry'sCousin; Academy Award, best short subjects, cartoons, 1952, for The Two Mouseketeers; Academy Award nomination, best short subjects, cartoons,1953, for Little Johnny Jet; Academy Award, best short subjects, cartoons, 1953, for Johann Mouse; Academy Award nomination, best short subjects, cartoons, 1954, for Touche, Pussy Cat; Academy Award nomination(shared with William Hanna and Joseph Barbera), best short subjects, cartoons, 1956, for Good Will to Men..

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer
Birth Details
November 14, 1883
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Death Details
September 16, 1965
Santa Monica, California, United States

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