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Al Hirschfeld (1903–2003)

Al Hirschfeld was born on June 21, 1903 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Albert Hirschfeld. He is known for his work on Fantasia 2000 (1999), The Daydreamer (1966) and Heroes of Comedy (1995). He was married to Louise Kerz, Dolly Haas and Florence Ruth Hobby. He died on January 20, 2003 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Fantasia 2000
Fantasia 2000 Art Department
(1999)
The Daydreamer
The Daydreamer Art Department
(1966)
Heroes of Comedy
Heroes of Comedy Art Department
(1999)
Rhapsody in Blue
Rhapsody in Blue Art Department
(2000)

Filmography

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 2000 Rhapsody in Blue (Short) (artistic consultant)
 1999 Fantasia 2000 (artistic consultant - segment "Rhapsody in Blue")
 1999 Heroes of Comedy (TV Series documentary) (caricature - 1 episode)
- Barry Humphries (1999) ... (caricature - as Hirschfeld)
 1966 The Daydreamer (assistant art director)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Hirschfeld: The Great Entertainers" (CD-ROM compilation) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 11 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hirschfeld
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Personal Quote:

[In 1937, criticizing Walt Disney's "Snow White"] "Snow White, with her full complement of fingers and fingernails, eyelashes, one-dimensional head, bare arms without solidity, and un-inventive neck, is an awkward automation. These awkward symbols do not articulate, and the lovely voice with which she is endowed only heightens the effect of a ventriloquist's dummy. The illusion created by a ... See more »

Trivia:

Hirschfeld called French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec a major influence on his work. See more »

Trademark:

His black & white caricatures with round and smooth line edges.

Nickname:

The Line King

Star Sign:

Cancer

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