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Grim Natwick (1890–1990)

Myron "Grim" Natwick was born in 1890 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, where he is still considered a favorite son and, throughout his lifetime, displayed exhibitions of his work there. He is best known as the creator of the animated character, "Betty Boop", which often in the past was credited to Max Fleischer as she debuted in his "Out of the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Animation Department
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels Animation Department
Felix the Cat
Felix the Cat Animation Department
Rooty Toot Toot
Rooty Toot Toot Animation Department


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 1993 The Princess and the Cobbler (animator - uncredited)
 1977 Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (animator: Everything and Everyone Else)
 1971 A Christmas Carol (TV Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1963 The Mighty Hercules (TV Series) (directing animator - 3 episodes)
- Guarding of the Olympic Torch (1963) ... (directing animator)
- Double Trouble (1963) ... (directing animator)
- Medusa's Sceptre (1963) ... (directing animator)
 1959-1961 Felix the Cat (TV Series) (animator - 8 episodes)
- The North Pole and a Walrus Hunt (1961) ... (animator)
- Vavoom Learns How to Fish (1961) ... (animator)
- The Wizard and Sir Rock (1961) ... (animator)
- Gold Digger Vavoom (1961) ... (animator)
- Redbeard the Pirate (1961) ... (animator)
 1959 Terror Faces Magoo (Short) (animator)
 1954 Spare the Child (Short) (animator)
 1952 Willie the Kid (Short) (animator)
 1951 Georgie and the Dragon (Short) (animator)
 1951 Bungled Bungalow (Short) (animator)
 1951 Rooty Toot Toot (Short) (animator)
 1950 The Popcorn Story (Short) (animator)
 1950 Trouble Indemnity (Short) (animator)
 1947 The Bandmaster (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1947 Solid Ivory (Short) (animator)
 1947 Well Oiled (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1947 The Coo Coo Bird (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1947 Smoked Hams (Short) (animator)
 1946 The Wacky Weed (Short) (animator)
 1946 Fair Weather Fiends (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1946 The Reckless Driver (Short) (animator)
 1946 Bathing Buddies (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1946 Who's Cookin Who? (Short) (animator)
 1946 Musical Moments from Chopin (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1945 The Loose Nut (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1945 The Dippy Diplomat (Short) (animator)
 1945 Woody Dines Out (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1945 Chew-Chew Baby (Short) (animator)
 1945 The Pied Piper of Basin Street (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1945 Enemy Bacteria (Short) (animator)
 1944 Ski for Two (Short) (animator)
 1944 Abou Ben Boogie (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1944 The Greatest Man in Siam (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1943 Take Heed Mr. Tojo (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1941 Flies Ain't Human (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1940 Popeye Presents Eugene, the Jeep (Short) (animator)
 1940 Fantasia (animator - uncredited)
 1940 The Fulla Bluff Man (Short) (animator)
 1939 Gulliver's Travels (director of animation)
 1939 Musical Mountaineers (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1938 Mother Goose Goes Hollywood (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Little Boy Blue (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Alpine Climbers (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Dick Whittington's Cat (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Ali Baba (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1936 Mickey's Polo Team (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Broken Toys (Short) (animator)
 1935 Simple Simon (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Music Land (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 The Three Bears (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Mickey's Fire Brigade (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Sinbad the Sailor (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 Summertime (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1935 The Cookie Carnival (Short) (animator - uncredited) / (character designer - uncredited)
 1935 Old Mother Hubbard (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1934 The King's Tailor (Short) (animator) / (layout artist - uncredited)
 1934 Viva Willie (Short) (animator) / (layout artist - uncredited)
 1934 The Good Scout (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1934 Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (Short) (animator) / (layout artist - uncredited)
 1934 Jungle Jitters (Short) (animator)
 1934 Cave Man (Short) (animator)
 1934 Reducing Creme (Short) (animator)
 1934 Insultin' the Sultan (Short) (animator)
 1934 Robin Hood, Jr. (Short) (animator)
 1934 Hell's Fire (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Jack and the Beanstalk (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Stratos-Fear (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1933 Spite Flight (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1933 Soda Squirt (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 Flip's Lunch Room (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1933 The Air Race (Short) (character designer - uncredited)
 1933 Coo Coo the Magician (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Funny Face (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Music Lesson (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Phoney Express (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Goal Rush (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Stormy Seas (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 Room Runners (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Office Boy (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1932 The Milkman (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Africa Squeaks (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Jail Birds (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 The New Car (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Bimbo's Initiation (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Ragtime Romeo (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 The Bum Bandit (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Tree Saps (Short) (animator)
 1931 Teacher's Pest (Short) (animator)
 1931 The Village Smitty (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1931 Please Go 'Way and Let Me Sleep (Short) (animator)
 1930 Mysterious Mose (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Accordion Joe (Short) (animator)
 1930 Mariutch (Short) (animator)
 1930 Swing You Sinners! (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Barnacle Bill (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Dizzy Dishes (Short) (animator)
 1930 Wise Flies (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1930 Fire Bugs (Short) (animator)
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Was also a painter. Largely watercolors.

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Was the actual creator of the character known as "Betty Boop", often presented by Max Fleischer as his. The character was based on singer Helen Kane and flappers of the day. See more »



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