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Ralph Bakshi


Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. He was born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Israel, the son of Mina (Zlotin) and Eliezar Bakshi, and is of Krymchak Jewish descent. He was raised in Brownsville, after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and ... See full bio »

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Wizards Director
(1977)
(1978)
Fritz the Cat Director
(1972)
Vanilla Sky Additional Crew
(2001)

Filmography

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 2015 Last Days of Coney Island (Short) (animation) / (backgrounds)
 1997 Spicy City (TV Series) (character designer - 2 episodes)
- Sex Drive (1997) ... (character designer)
- Mano's Hands (1997) ... (character designer)
 1995-1997 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (TV Series short) (animator - 6 episodes)
- Wizards and Lizards/The Evil Donut/An Auto Biography (1997) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Heart of Tin/Battle of the Brains/TV or Not TV (1996) ... (animator - uncredited)
- The Punderground/Nightmare on Oak Street/Star Trash (1996) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Love at First Slice/Space Case/Peg Leg Felix (1995) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Noah's Nightclub/Felix's Gold Score/Forever Rafter (1995) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1997 Babe, He Calls Me (Short) (animator)
 1997 What a Cartoon! (TV Series short) (animator - 2 episodes)
- Babe, He Calls Me (1997) ... (animator)
- Malcom and Melvin (1997) ... (animator)
 1997 Malcom and Melvin (Short) (animator)
 1984 Cannonball Run II (director: animation sequence)
 1982 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (animation director)
 1973 Heavy Traffic (character creator)
 1971 Oscar's Birthday Present (Short) (animator)
 1971 Ice Cream for Help (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Shocker (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Proton Pulsator (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Drifter (Short) (animator)
 1970 The Ghost Monster (Short) (animator)
 1967 Mini-Squirts (Short) (character designer)
 1967 The Bickersons (Short) (character designer)
 1966 Mighty Heroes (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- The Proton Pulsator ... (animator)
 1966 The Monster Master (Short) (animator)
 1966 Scuba Duba Do (Short) (animator)
 1966 Dr. Ha-Ha (Short) (animator)
 1965 The Third Musketeer (Short) (animator)
 1965 Dress Reversal (Short) (animator)
 1965 Don't Spill the Beans (Short) (animator)
 1965 Gadmouse the Apprentice Good Fairy (Short) (animator)
 1964 Peace Pipe (Short) (animator)
 1963 Tea Party (Short) (animator)
  The Deputy Dawg Show (TV Series) (animator - 95 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (layout artist - 1 episode, 1962)
- Astronut (1963) ... (animator)
- Just Ghost t' Show You (1963) ... (animator)
- Grandpa Law (1963) ... (animator)
- Bad Luck Day (1963) ... (animator)
- Daddy Frog Legs (1963) ... (animator)
 1963 Spooky-Yaki (Short) (animator)
 1962 He-Man Seaman (Short) (animator)
 1962 Rebel Trouble (Short) (animator)
 1962 Where There's Smoke (Short) (animator)
 1962 The Adventures of Lariat Sam (TV Series) (animator)
 1961 Unsung Hero (Short) (animator)
 1960 The Famous Ride (Short) (animator)
 1960 The Mysterious Package (Short) (animator)
 1960 House of Hashimoto (Short) (animator)
 1959 Outer Space Visitor (Short) (animator)
 1959 The Hector Heathcote Show (TV Series) (animator)
 1958 Dustcap Doormat (Short) (ink & paint artist - uncredited)
 1957 It's a Living (Short) (ink & paint artist)
 1957 Clint Clobber's Cat (Short) (ink & paint artist)
 1957 Shove Thy Neighbor (Short) (ink & paint artist)
 1956 The Heckle and Jeckle Show (TV Series) (animator)
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Personal Details

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Bill Schneider

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on working with My Life with the Thrill Kill Cult on the Cool World (1992) "Sex on Wheelz"] "They were very professional, very tired from all the years they were doing punk rock--and very, very funny. The band that consisted of women and men used the bathroom as a dressing and make-up room. Hysterical studio employees walked out shaking their heads. I shot 8mm home movies of that. It's in a box ... See more »

Trivia:

In the mid 1980's when Bakshi was depressed following the lack of support for his personal projects (i.e. Hey Good Lookin' (1982)) he read "Catcher in the Rye" and connected intensely with Holden Caulfield, and even figured out a way to make the narrative work cinematically by keeping the mental hospital scenes in live-action and the flashbacks animated. Bakshi wrote a letter to Salinger, a ... See more »

Trademark:

Often blends animation with brief live-action backgrounds See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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