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Michael Sporn (1946–2014)

Michael Sporn was born on April 23, 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Whitewash (1994), Doctor DeSoto (1984) and The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (2005). He was married to Heidi Stallings. He died on January 19, 2014 in New York, New York. See full bio »

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 2011 I Can Be President: A Kid's-Eye View (TV Movie documentary) (director of animation)
 2006 Reading to Your Bunny (Video short) (animator)
 2005 The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (Short) (animator)
 2004 Happy to Be Nappy and Other Stories of Me (TV Movie documentary) (animation director)
 2002 'Twas the Night (TV Movie) (animation director)
 2002 Courage the Cowardly Dog (TV Series) (animation director - 1 episode)
- Remembrance of Courage Past/Perfect (2002) ... (animation director: 'Past' Sequence - uncredited)
 2002 I, Crocodile (Short) (animator)
 2001 Goodnight Moon (animation director)
 2000 Yo! Yes? (Short) (animator)
 1999 Between the Lions (TV Series) (director: animation segment)
 1999 Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales (TV Movie) (animation director)
 1999/III Life (Short) (animator)
 1999 Leo the Late Bloomer (Short) (animator)
 1998 Kids Are Punny (TV Movie) (animation director)
 1997 Champagne (Documentary short) (animator)
 1996 How Do You Spell God? (TV Movie) (animation director)
 1995 Going, Going, Almost Gone! Animals in Danger (TV Movie) (animation director)
 1995 The Land of the Four Winds (Video short) (animator)
 1994 Whitewash (TV Short) (animator)
 1993 The Talking Eggs (TV Movie) (animator)
 1992 Nonesense and Lullabyes: Poems (Video) (animator)
 1992 Nightingale (TV Movie) (animator)
 1992 A Child's Garden of Verses (TV Movie) (animator) / (layout artist)
 1992 Nonesense and Lullabyes: Nursery Rhymes (Video) (animator)
 1991 Ira Sleeps Over (TV Movie) (animator)
 1991 Jazztime Tale (TV Movie) (animator)
 1991 The Emperor's New Clothes (TV Short) (animator) / (background artist) / (character designer)
 1991 Max's Chocolate Chicken (Short) (animator)
 1991 The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash (Short) (animator)
 1990 The Little Match Girl (TV Movie) (animator) / (background artist)
 1990 Earthday Birthday (TV Movie) (animator)
 1990 The Red Shoes (TV Short) (animator)
 1989 The Story of the Dancing Frog (TV Short) (animator)
 1989 What's Under My Bed? (Short) (animator)
 1988 Abel's Island (Video short) (animator)
 1988 Max's Christmas (Short) (animator)
 1986 The Mysterious Tadpole (Short) (animator) / (rendering artist)
 1985 The Amazing Bone (Short) (animator)
 1984 Doctor DeSoto (Short) (animator)
 1983 Braingames (TV Series) (animation director)
 1982 Andrea Doria: The Final Chapter (TV Movie documentary) (sequence animator)
 1982 Morris's Disappearing Bag (Short) (animator)
 1981 The Trolls and the Christmas Express (TV Movie) (animator)
 1977 A Doonesbury Special (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1977 Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (assistant animation supervisor: New York)
 1976 People, People, People (Short) (animator - uncredited)
 1975 Everybody Rides the Carousel (animator)
 1974 Voyage to Next (Short) (assistant animator) / (ink and paint artist)
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