Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Jay Ward Biography (1920-1989)
Born September 21, 1920, in San Francisco, CA; died of kidney cancer, October12, 1989, in Los Angeles, CA; wife's name, Ramona; children: Ron, Carey, Tiffany.
For his work in television animation, Jay Ward has been honored at the U.S. Film Festival in Park City, Utah, and was the subject of tributes in Miami, FL, and Montreal, PQ, Canada in 1989.
- Birth Details
- September 21, 1920
- San Francisco, California, United States
- Death Details
- October 12, 1989
- Los Angeles, California, United States
Credits; FILM WORK
- Producer, The Crazy World of Laurel and Hardy (documentary), 1967.
- Also producer, Golden Age of Buster Keaton (documentary).
Credits; TELEVISION WORK; SERIES
- Creator and producer (with Alexander Anderson), Crusader Rabbit (animated), syndicated, 1949-51, then 1957-58.
- creator and producer (with Bill Scott), Rocky and His Friends (also featuring Fractured Fairy Tales, Aesop's Fables, Peabody's Improbable History, Dudley Do-Right, and Bullwinkle's Corner; animated), ABC, 1959-61.
- creator (with Scott) and producer (with Scott and Bud Courley), The Bullwinkle Show (also featuring Dudley Do-Right, Peabody's Improbable History, Aesop's Fables, and Fractured Fairy Tales; animated), NBC, 1961-64.
- creator and producer, The Adventures of Hoppity Hopper from Foggy Bogg (animated), syndicated, 1962, renamed Hoppity Hopper, ABC, 1964- 65.
- creator and (with Scott) producer, Fractured Flickers (live-action), syndicated, 1963.
- producer, George of the Jungle (also featuring Super Chicken and Tom Slick; animated), ABC, 1967-70.
- producer (with Scott), The Dudley Do-Right Show (also featuring The Hunter, The World of Commander McBragg, and Tutor the Turtle; animated), ABC, 1969-70.
- (With Alexander Anderson) Crusader Rabbit, syndicated, 1949-51, then 1957-58.
- (with others) The Bullwinkle Show, ABC, 1961-64.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
- Broadcasting, October 23, 1989.
- New York Times, October 14, 1989.
- Variety, October 18-24, 1989.
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