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John Freeman (IV) (1916–2010)

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Character animator and 'story man' who worked at Walt Disney studio from the age of 22 and won a Golden Award in 1992 from the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Animation Guild. From the 1950's, he also variously worked for Hanna Barbera Productions, Marvel Productions (Studios), and De Patie Freleng Productions.

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  ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (animator - 4 episodes, 1979 - 1989) (layout artist - 3 episodes, 1979 - 1980)
- P.J. Funnybunny (1989) ... (animator)
- The Puppy Saves the Circus (1981) ... (animator)
- The Trouble with Miss Switch (1980) ... (layout artist)
- The Puppy's Amazing Rescue (1980) ... (layout artist)
- The Incredible Detectives (1979) ... (animator) / (layout artist)
 1988 Beany and Cecil (TV Series) (animation timer - 5 episodes)
- The Courtship of Cecilia (1988) ... (animation timer)
- Cecil Meets Clambo/The Golden Menu (1988) ... (animation timer)
- The Bad Guy Flu!/D.J.'s Disappearing Act (1988) ... (animation timer)
- Radio with a Bite!/The Brotherhood of B.L.E.C.H. (1988) ... (animation timer)
- The Framed Freep (1988) ... (animation timer)
 1987 G.I. Joe: The Movie (Video) (animation director)
 1986-1987 Jem (TV Series) (sequence director - 21 episodes)
- Glitter and Gold (1987) ... (sequence director)
- Culture Clash (1987) ... (sequence director)
- The Jem Jam: Part 2 (1987) ... (sequence director)
- The Jem Jam: Part 1 (1987) ... (sequence director)
- Intrigue at the Indy 500 (1987) ... (sequence director)
 1986-1987 The Transformers (TV Series) (sequence director - 30 episodes)
- The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 2 (1987) ... (sequence director)
- The Return of Optimus Prime: Part 1 (1987) ... (sequence director)
- The Face of the Nijika (1986) ... (sequence director)
- The Burden Hardest to Bear (1986) ... (sequence director)
- Call of the Primitives (1986) ... (sequence director)
 1986 G.I. Joe (TV Series) (sequence director - 30 episodes)
- Into Your Tent I Will Silently Creep (1986) ... (sequence director)
- In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1986) ... (sequence director)
- Sins of Our Fathers (1986) ... (sequence director)
- Not a Ghost of a Chance (1986) ... (sequence director)
- Joe's Night Out (1986) ... (sequence director)
 1986 The Transformers: The Movie (animation director - as John Patrick Freeman)
 1984 Garfield in the Rough (TV Short) (animator)
 1984 Katy Caterpillar (animator)
 1982 Christmas Comes to PacLand (TV Movie) (animator)
 1982 Heidi's Song (character animator)
 1981 The Smurfs (TV Series) (animator - 26 episodes)
- The Smurfs and the Money Tree (1981) ... (animator)
- The Clockwork Smurf (1981) ... (animator)
- The Smurfette (1981) ... (animator)
 1981 Trollkins (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Supertroll/Flooky and the Troll Burglar (1981) ... (animator)
 1981 The Kwicky Koala Show (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
 1979 The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (TV Series) (layout artist - 1979)
 1978 Fangface (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- A Heap of Trouble (1978) ... (animator)
 1975 The Oddball Couple (TV Series) (animator)
 1975 The Hoober-Bloob Highway (TV Movie) (animator)
 1974 Mesa Trouble (Short) (animator)
 1974 Pink Aye (Short) (animator)
 1974 Gold Struck (Short) (animator)
 1973 The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (TV Short) (animator)
 1973 Dr. Seuss on the Loose (TV Short) (animator)
 1973 Ten Miles to the Gallop (Short) (animator)
 1973 Bailey's Comets (TV Series) (animator - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... (animator)
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (animator)
- Rahja and Out/Ghost of a Clue (1973) ... (animator)
 1973 Fowl Play (Short) (animator)
 1973 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
 1973 Kloot's Kounty (Short) (animator)
 1972 Clerow Wilson and the Miracle of P.S. 14 (TV Movie) (animator)
 1968 Norman Normal (Short) (layout artist)
 1967 Super President (TV Series) (animator)
 1966 It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (TV Special) (graphic blandishment)
 1964 Linus! The Lion Hearted (TV Series) (animation director - 2 episodes)
- Adrift on the Rapids (1964) ... (animation director)
- Mocking Bird (1964) ... (animation director)
 1956 I'm No Fool with a Bicycle (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1955 The Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1955) ... (animator)
 1955 Lady and the Tramp (character animator)
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Alternate Names:

John H. Freeman | John Patrick Freeman
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Character animator and 'story man' who worked at Walt Disney studio from the age of 22 and won a Golden Award in 1992 from the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Animation Guild. From the 1950's, he also variously worked for Hanna Barbera Productions, Marvel Productions (Studios), and De Patie Freleng Productions.

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