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Ralph Ayres (I) (1914–1979)

Ralph Ayres, one of the key figures of British animation in the post-war era, was born at Middlesbrough in England 28th November 1914, He learned to draw at the Junior Technical College but was self-taught as an amateur artist. He was apprenticed to a local firm Emanuel Spence as a plumber, after which he went south for work. After the 2nd World ... See full bio »


(age 64) in England, UK

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Watership Down
Watership Down Animation Department
Animal Farm
Animal Farm Animation Department
Midsummer Nightmare
Midsummer Nightmare Animation Department


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 1978 Watership Down (animator)
 1964 Midsummer Nightmare (Short) (animator)
 1954 Animal Farm (animator - as R. Ayres)

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