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Chuck Jones (I) (1912–2002)

Starting as a cel washer, Chuck Jones worked his way up to animator and then director at the animation division of Warner Bros. He is famous for creating such beloved cartoon characters as Wile E. Coyote, Henery Hawk, Pepé Le Pew, Marvin the Martian, Ralph Wolf, Road Runner, Sam Sheepdog, Sniffles, and many others, as well as adding to the ... See full bio »

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 1995 Peter and the Wolf (TV Movie) (character designer)
 1995 Four Rooms (creative consultant: animation)
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire (animation supervisor)
 1992 Stay Tuned (animation supervisor) / (designer: mice characters)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (opening and closing animation sequences)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (animation consultant)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (director: original animation)
 1981 A Chipmunk Christmas (TV Movie) (character designer)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Valentine (TV Short) (animation director)
 1973-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (animator - 520 episodes)
- 130B (1977) ... (animator)
- 129B (1977) ... (animator)
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 1959 Sleeping Beauty (layout artist - uncredited)
 1958 Gateways to the Mind (TV Movie documentary) (animator: animation sequences) / (director: animation sequences) / (writer: animation sequences)
 1952 Feed the Kitty (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1951 A Hound for Trouble (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1938 Porky & Daffy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1938 Porky's Party (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 Injun Trouble (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 Porky's Five & Ten (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 What Price Porky (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1938 Porky's Poppa (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Porky's Hero Agency (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Rover's Rival (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones) / (layout artist - uncredited)
 1937 Get Rich Quick Porky (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones) / (layout artist - uncredited)
 1937 Ain't We Got Fun (Short) (animator)
 1937 Porky's Badtime Story (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Uncle Tom's Bungalow (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Porky's Super Service (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Porky and Gabby (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 Porky's Duck Hunt (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Picador Porky (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1937 When's Your Birthday? (animator - uncredited)
 1937 Porky the Wrestler (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1936 Milk and Money (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1936 I Love to Singa (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1936 Page Miss Glory (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 The Blow Out (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 Gold Diggers of '49 (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 Hollywood Capers (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 A Cartoonist's Nightmare (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Buddy Steps Out (Short) (animator - as Chas. Jones)
 1935 My Green Fedora (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 Buddy of the Legion (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1935 I Haven't Got a Hat (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Those Beautiful Dames (Short) (animator - as Charles Jones)
 1934 The Miller's Daughter (Short) (animator - as Charles M. Jones)
 1934 The Girl at the Ironing Board (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Goin' to Heaven on a Mule (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 Honeymoon Hotel (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Buddy's Day Out (Short) (animator)
 1932 The Music Lesson (Short) (inbetween animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Office Boy (Short) (inbetween animator - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Limited edition cel: "Self Portrait with Grey Hare" - Penciller See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chuck Jones Esq. | C. Jones | Charles M. Jones | Charles Jones | Chas. Jones | M. Charl Jones | Mister Chuck Jones | Mister Jones

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Wile E. Coyote] I think he's a heroic character. I admire him because he keeps trying all the time. Also, it's legitimate -- he is just trying to get something to eat. Evidence of logic is vital to comedy. You must believe it or you can't laugh at it. The Coyote and the Road Runner are the only two alive out there. There was a drought or famine. The Road Runner, who lives on insects, probably... See more »


When he was hired at Leon Schlesinger's studio, he rose from assistant animator to director in only five years. See more »


Often did a cameo with his name and staff (mainly writer's and storyboard artist's names) on Looney Tunes cartoons directed by himself. See more »


The Father of Contemporary Animation See more »

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