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Ralph Bakshi


Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. Born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Bakshi grew up in Brownsville after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and was later transferred to the High School of Industrial Arts and graduated with an award in ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Lord of the Rings
(1978)
Wizards
Wizards Director
(1977)
Fritz the Cat
Fritz the Cat Director
(1972)
Fire and Ice
Fire and Ice Director
(1983)

Filmography

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 2015 Last Days of Coney Island (Short) (animation) / (backgrounds)
 1997 Babe, He Calls Me (Short) (animator)
 1997 Malcom and Melvin (Short) (animator)
 1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes)
- Babe, He Calls Me (1997) ... (animator)
- Malcom and Melvin (1997) ... (animator)
 1995-1996 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (TV Series) (animator - 6 episodes)
- The Golden Whatnot/The Mountain of Evil/Auto Biography (1996) ... (animator - uncredited)
- The Punderground/Nightmare on Oak Street/Star Trash (1996) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Love at First Slice/Space Case/Peg Leg Felix (1995) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Noah's Nightclub/Felix's Gold Score/Forever Rafter (1995) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1984 Cannonball Run II (director: animation sequence)
 1973 Heavy Traffic (character creator)
 1971 Oscar's Birthday Present (Short) (animator)
 1971 Ice Cream for Help (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Shocker (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Drifter (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Ghost Monster (Short) (animator)
 1967 Mini-Squirts (Short) (character designer)
 1966 The Monster Master (Short) (animator)
 1966 Scuba Duba Do (Short) (animator)
 1966 Dr. Ha-Ha (Short) (animator)
 1965 The Third Musketeer (Short) (animator)
 1965 Dress Reversal (Short) (animator)
 1965 Don't Spill the Beans (Short) (animator)
 1965 Gadmouse the Apprentice Good Fairy (Short) (animator)
 1964 Peace Pipe (Short) (animator)
 1963 Tea Party (Short) (animator)
  The Deputy Dawg Show (TV Series) (animator - 95 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (layout artist - 1 episode, 1962)
- Astronut (1963) ... (animator)
- Just Ghost t' Show You (1963) ... (animator)
- Grandpa Law (1963) ... (animator)
- Bad Luck Day (1963) ... (animator)
- Daddy Frog Legs (1963) ... (animator)
 1962 He-Man Seaman (Short) (animator)
 1962 Rebel Trouble (Short) (animator)
 1962 Where There's Smoke (Short) (animator)
 1962 The Adventures of Lariat Sam (TV Series) (animator)
 1961 Unsung Hero (Short) (animator)
 1960 The Famous Ride (Short) (animator)
 1960 The Mysterious Package (Short) (animator)
 1960 House of Hashimoto (Short) (animator)
 1959 The Hector Heathcote Show (TV Series) (animator)
 1956 The Heckle and Jeckle Show (TV Series) (animator)
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Bill Schneider

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

Louise Zingarelli walked into my studio from Chicago and said to me that the guys that she worked with on the newspapers in Chicago told her that she should work for me. She was an extraordinary illustrator and a real tough lady. I thought her best work was Hey Good Lookin' (1982) and American Pop (1981). See more »

Trivia:

In the mid 1980's when Bakshi was depressed following the lack of support for his personal projects (i.e. Hey Good Lookin' (1982)) he read 'Cather in the Rye' and connected intensely with Holden Caulfield, and even figured out a way to make the narrative work cinematically by keeping the mental hospital scenes in live-action and the flashbacks animated. Bakshi wrote a letter to Salinger, a famous... See more »

Trademark:

Often blends animation with brief live-action backgrounds See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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