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Rudy Cataldi (1927–2019)

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(age 91) in California, USA

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Muppet Babies Animation Department
(1986-1991)
Dino-Riders Animation Department
(1988)
InHumanoids Director
(1986)
Jem Animation Department
(1986-1988)

Filmography

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 2000 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (Video) (sheet timer)
 1998 Silver Surfer (TV Series) (timing director - 13 episodes)
- The Forever War (1998) ... (timing director)
- The End of Eternity (1998) ... (timing director)
- Return to Zenn-La (1998) ... (timing director)
- Radical Justice (1998) ... (timing director)
- Second Foundation (1998) ... (timing director)
 1994 BattleTech: The Animated Series (TV Series) (timing director - 1 episode)
- The Gathering Storm (1994) ... (timing director)
  X-Men: The Animated Series (TV Series) (sheet timer - 13 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (timing director - 13 episodes, 1992 - 1993)
- Reunion: Part 2 (1994) ... (sheet timer)
- Reunion: Part 1 (1994) ... (sheet timer)
- Mojovision (1994) ... (sheet timer)
- Beauty and the Beast (1994) ... (sheet timer)
- A Rogue's Tale (1994) ... (sheet timer)
 1993 Sonic the Hedgehog (TV Series short) (animation timer - 12 episodes)
- Sonic Past Cool (1993) ... (animation timer)
- Sub-Sonic (1993) ... (animation timer)
- Warp Sonic (1993) ... (animation timer)
- Sonic's Nightmare (1993) ... (animation timer)
- Hooked on Sonics (1993) ... (animation timer)
 1992 My Little Pony Tales (TV Series) (animation director - 26 episodes)
- Who's Responsible (1992) ... (animation director)
- Ponies in Paradise (1992) ... (animation director)
- Just for Kicks (1992) ... (animation director)
- Bon Bon's Diary (1992) ... (animation director)
- Gribet (1992) ... (animation director)
 1991 Spacecats (TV Series) (animation director - 13 episodes)
- Stinking Pollution (1991) ... (animation director)
- Y.I. Auto (1991) ... (animation director)
- The Tuna Doesn't Fall from the Tree (1991) ... (animation director)
- Mysteriously Missing Guests (1991) ... (animation director)
- A Tale of Two Kitties (1991) ... (animation director)
 1991 Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars! (TV Series) (animation director - 13 episodes)
- The Taking of Pilot Jenny (1991) ... (animation director)
- Bye Bye Berserker Baboon (1991) ... (animation director)
- The Warriors (1991) ... (animation director)
- The Artificers of Aldebaran (1991) ... (animation director)
- Corsair Canards (1991) ... (animation director)
 1990-1991 Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (TV Series) (animation director - 21 episodes)
- The Great Tomato Wars (1991) ... (animation director)
- Tomatotransformation (1991) ... (animation director)
- Ultra-tomato III (1991) ... (animation director)
- The Tomato Worms Turn (1991) ... (animation director)
- Stemming the Tide (1991) ... (animation director)
 1986-1991 Muppet Babies (TV Series) (animation director - 81 episodes)
- Eight Flags Over the Nursery (1991) ... (animation director)
- Hats, Hats, Hats (1991) ... (animation director)
- Happy Birthday Uncle Piggy (1991) ... (animation director)
- Nice to Have Gnome You (1991) ... (animation director)
- Remote Control Cornballs (1991) ... (animation director)
 1991 Little Shop (TV Series) (incidental character and background designer - 1 episode)
- Back to the Fuschia (1991) ... (incidental character and background designer)
 1990 Kid 'n' Play (TV Series short) (animation director - 1 episode)
- Play's Place (1990) ... (animation director)
 1989 Rude Dog and the Dweebs (TV Series) (animation director - 26 episodes)
- Dweebs in Space (1989) ... (animation director)
- Dweebiest Dog on the Beach (1989) ... (animation director)
- The Fish Who Went Moo (1989) ... (animation director)
- No Dweebs Aloud (1989) ... (animation director)
- Hello, Mr. Kitty? (1989) ... (animation director)
 1989 Pryde of the X-Men (TV Movie) (animation director)
 1988 Dino-Riders (TV Series) (animation director - 11 episodes)
- One to Lead Us (1988) ... (animation director)
- Battle for the Brontosaurus (1988) ... (animation director)
- Enter the Commandos (1988) ... (animation director)
- To Lose the Path (1988) ... (animation director)
- Thanksgiving (1988) ... (animation director)
 1988 RoboCop (TV Series) (animation director - 1988)
 1986-1988 Jem (TV Series) (sequence director - 60 episodes)
- A Father Should Be... (1988) ... (sequence director)
- Riot's Hope (1988) ... (sequence director)
- A Change of Heart (1988) ... (sequence director)
- Straight from the Heart (1988) ... (sequence director)
- That Old Houdini Magic (1988) ... (sequence director)
 1987 The Little Wizards (TV Series short) (sequence director - 1987)
 1987 Rock Odyssey (animator - as Rudolph Cataldi)
 1987 G.I. Joe: The Movie (Video) (animation 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 Moses (Video short) (animator)
 1985-1986 Paw Paws (TV Series) (animator - 18 episodes)
- Lost Lake Monster (1986) ... (animator)
- The Great Paw Paw Turnaround (1986) ... (animator)
- Two Heads Are Better Than None (1985) ... (animator)
- Egging Dark Paw On (1985) ... (animator)
- Genie Without a Lamp (1985) ... (animator)
 1985 The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (TV Mini Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Horror-Scope Scoob (1985) ... (animator)
- The Ghouliest Show on Earth (1985) ... (animator)
- Coast-to-Ghost (1985) ... (animator)
- Scooby in Kwackyland (1985) ... (animator)
- It's a Wonderful Scoob (1985) ... (animator)
 1981-1985 The Smurfs (TV Series) (animator - 144 episodes)
- They're Smurfing Our Song (1985) ... (animator)
- Brainy's Smarty Party (1985) ... (animator)
- Smurfette's Rose/The Mr. Smurf Contest (1985) ... (animator)
 1985 The Jetsons (TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes)
- The Swiss Family Jetson (1985) ... (animator)
- Elroy in Wonderland (1985) ... (animator)
 1983 The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Wedding Bell Boos! (1983) ... (animator)
- Where's Scooby-Doo? (1983) ... (animator)
- The Fall Dog/The Scooby Coupe (1983) ... (animator)
 1982 Pac-Man (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Nighty Nightmares/The Pac-Mummy (1982) ... (animator)
 1982 Christmas Comes to PacLand (TV Short) (animator)
 1982 Shirt Tales (TV Series) (animator - 1982)
 1982 Jokebook (TV Series) (animator - 1982)
 1982 The Smurfs Springtime Special (TV Short) (animator)
 1982 My Smurfy Valentine (TV Short) (animator) / (sequence director)
 1981-1982 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series short) (animator - 3 episodes)
- Miss Switch to the Rescue (1982) ... (animator)
- Bunnicula, the Vampire Rabbit (1982) ... (animator)
- The Puppy Saves the Circus (1981) ... (animator)
 1981 Trollkins (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Supertroll/Flooky and the Troll Burglar (1981) ... (animator)
 1981 Space Stars (TV Series) (animator - 11 episodes)
- The Haunted Space Station (Space Ghost) (1981) ... (animator)
- Eclipse Woman (Space Ghost) (1981) ... (animator)
- City in Space (Space Ghost) (1981) ... (animator)
- Time Chase (Space Ghost) (1981) ... (animator)
- The Shadow People (Space Ghost) (1981) ... (animator)
 1981 The Kwicky Koala Show (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
 1980 Yogi's First Christmas (TV Movie) (animation supervisor)
 1980 The Flintstones: Fred's Final Fling (TV Short) (animator)
 1979 Scooby Goes Hollywood (TV Movie) (animator)
 1978-1979 Godzilla (TV Series) (animator - 20 episodes)
- Island of Doom (1979) ... (animator)
- Valley of the Giants (1979) ... (animator)
- The Golden Guardians (1979) ... (animator)
- The City in the Clouds (1979) ... (animator)
- The Beast of Storm Island (1979) ... (animator)
 1979 The World's Greatest SuperFriends (TV Series) (animator - 8 episodes)
- The Planet of Oz (1979) ... (animator)
- The Superfriends Meet Frankenstein (1979) ... (animator)
- Terror at 20,000 Fathoms (1979) ... (animator)
- Universe of Evil (1979) ... (animator)
- The Lord of Middle Earth (1979) ... (animator)
 1979 Casper and the Angels (TV Series) (animator - 1979)
 1978 Jana of the Jungle (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Race for Life (1978) ... (animator)
- Suspicion (1978) ... (animator)
- Countdown (1978) ... (animator)
- The Sting of the Tarantula (1978) ... (animator)
- Dangerous Cargo (1978) ... (animator)
 1977 Blast-Off Buzzard (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Cousin Snaky is a Groove (1977) ... (animator)
- Freezin' and Sneezin' (1977) ... (animator)
- First Class Buzzard (1977) ... (animator)
- Spy in the Sky (1977) ... (animator)
- Backyard Buzzard (1977) ... (animator)
 1977 Shake, Rattle and Roll (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Health Spa Spooks (1977) ... (animator)
- A Scray Face from Outer Space (1977) ... (animator)
- Too Many Kooks (1977) ... (animator)
- Polt R. Geist (1977) ... (animator)
- Gloom and Doom De-Doom (1977) ... (animator)
 1977 Scooby's Laff-A Lympics (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Quebec and Baghdad (1977) ... (animator)
- The Grand Canyon and Ireland (1977) ... (animator)
- Africa and San Francisco (1977) ... (animator)
- India and Israel (1977) ... (animator)
- Spain and the Himalayas (1977) ... (animator)
 1977 A Flintstone Christmas (TV Movie) (animator)
 1977 C B Bears (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- The Disappearing Satellites (1977) ... (animator)
- The Disaster from the Skies (1977) ... (animator)
- The Invasion of the Blobs (1977) ... (animator)
- Go North, Young Bears (1977) ... (animator)
- Island of Terror (1977) ... (animator)
  Posse Impossible (TV Series) (animator - 12 episodes, 1977) (backgrounds - 1 episode, 1977)
- Calamity John (1977) ... (animator)
- The Invisible Kid (1977) ... (animator)
- Riverboat Sam, the Gambling Man (1977) ... (animator)
- Busting Boomerino (1977) ... (animator)
- Bad Medicine (1977) ... (animator)
  Undercover Elephant (TV Series) (animator - 12 episodes, 1977) (backgrounds - 1 episode, 1977)
- The Disappearing Duchess (1977) ... (animator)
- Swami Whammy (1977) ... (animator)
- Perilous Pigskin (1977) ... (animator)
- Irate Pirates (1977) ... (animator)
- Undercover Around the World (1977) ... (backgrounds)
 1976-1977 Dynomutt Dog Wonder (TV Series) (animator - 20 episodes)
- Shadowman (1977) ... (animator)
- Madame Ape Face (1977) ... (animator)
- The Glob (1977) ... (animator)
- Beastwomen (1977) ... (animator)
- The Prophet Profits (1976) ... (animator)
 1976-1977 The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (TV Series) (animator - 17 episodes)
- The Ozark Witch Switch (1977) ... (animator)
- The Spirits of '76 (1976) ... (animator)
- The Ghost of the Bad Humor Man (1976) ... (animator)
- The Ghost That Sacked the Quarterback (1976) ... (animator)
- Scooby Doo, Where's the Crew? (1976) ... (animator)
 1976 Jabberjaw (TV Series) (animator - 16 episodes)
- There's No Heel Like El Eel (1976) ... (animator)
- The Piranha Plot (1976) ... (animator)
- The Fast-Paced Chase Race (1976) ... (animator)
- Malice in Aqualand (1976) ... (animator)
- The Bermuda Triangle Tangle (1976) ... (animator)
 1976 The Mumbly Cartoon Show (TV Series) (animator - 1976)
 1974 The City That Forgot About Christmas (TV Movie) (animator)
 1974 Hong Kong Phooey (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Comedy Cowboys (1974) ... (animator)
 1974 Partridge Family 2200 AD (TV Series) (animator - 16 episodes)
- Let's All Stick Together (1974) ... (animator)
- The Roobits (1974) ... (animator)
- Car Trouble (1974) ... (animator)
- My Son, the Spaceball Star (1974) ... (animator)
- The Switch (1974) ... (animator)
 1973-1974 Star Trek: The Animated Series (TV Series) (animator - 22 episodes)
- The Counter-Clock Incident (1974) ... (animator)
- How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (1974) ... (animator)
- Albatross (1974) ... (animator)
- The Practical Joker (1974) ... (animator)
- Bem (1974) ... (animator)
 1974 Oliver Twist (animator)
 1973 Treasure Island (animator)
 1973 Mission: Magic! (TV Series) (animator - 16 episodes)
- A Light Mystery (1973) ... (animator)
- Horse Feathers (1973) ... (animator)
- Modran Returns (1973) ... (animator)
- Nephren (1973) ... (animator)
- Doctor Daguerrotype (1973) ... (animator)
 1972-1973 Lassie's Rescue Rangers (TV Series) (animator - 16 episodes)
- Tidal Wave (1973) ... (animator)
- Hullabaloo in Hollywood (1973) ... (animator)
- Rodeo (1973) ... (animator)
- Goldmine (1973) ... (animator)
- The Sunken Galleon (1973) ... (animator)
 1973 My Favorite Martians (TV Series) (animator - 1973)
 1973 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes)
- The Neighbors (1973) ... (animator)
- Papa in New York (1973) ... (animator)
 1972 A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done (Short) (animator - as Rudi Cataldi)
 1972 Black & White (Short) (animator - as Rudi Cataldi)
 1972 The Candy Man (Short) (animator - as Rudi Cataldi)
 1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series) (animator - 16 episodes)
- The Loch Ness Mess (1972) ... (animator)
- The Caped Crusader Caper (1972) ... (animator)
- The Phantom of the Country Music Hall (1972) ... (animator)
- The Ghostly Creep from the Deep (1972) ... (animator)
 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series) (animator - 2 episodes)
- Tabitha and Adam and the Clown Family (1972) ... (animator)
- Yogi's Ark Lark (1972) ... (animator)
 1972 The Roman Holidays (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Father of the Year (1972) ... (animator)
- Cyrano deHappius (1972) ... (animator)
- Buried Treasure (1972) ... (animator)
- Double Dilemma (1972) ... (animator)
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
 1971-1972 The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show (TV Series) (animator - 16 episodes)
- The Birthday Present (1972) ... (animator)
- They Went That A-Way (1971) ... (animator)
- Mayor May Not (1971) ... (animator)
- Wooly the Great (1971) ... (animator)
- No Cash and Carry (1971) ... (animator)
 1970 Harlem Globe Trotters (TV Series) (animator)
 1970 Shinbone Alley (animator)
 1969-1970 Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (TV Series) (animator - 17 episodes)
- That's Snow Ghost (1970) ... (animator)
- A Night of Fright Is No Delight (1970) ... (animator)
- Spooky Space Kook (1969) ... (animator)
- Go Away Ghost Ship (1969) ... (animator)
- Which Witch Is Which? (1969) ... (animator)
 1967 The Herculoids (TV Series) (animator)
 1965-1966 The Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series) (animator - 26 episodes)
- Spy in the Sky/Sea Dogged/Yo Ho Ho (1966) ... (animator)
- Hi-Spy/Wee Winnie Witch/Robot Squid (1966) ... (animator)
- Scuba-Duba Duba/Gnatman/Sheriff Winnie (1966) ... (animator)
 1965-1966 Squiddly Diddly (TV Series) (animator - 26 episodes)
- Baby Squidder (1966) ... (animator)
- Jewel Finger (1966) ... (animator)
- Robot Squid (1966) ... (animator)
- Gnatman (1966) ... (animator)
- Phoney Fish (1966) ... (animator)
 1965-1966 The Atom Ant Show (TV Series) (animator - 26 episodes)
- Rock-a-Bye Boo-Boo (1966) ... (animator)
- Killer Diller Gorilla (1966) ... (animator)
- Mouse Rouser (1966) ... (animator)
- Up in the Air Squares (1966) ... (animator)
- Pteraducktyl Soup (1966) ... (animator)
 1965-1966 Winsome Witch (TV Series) (animator - 25 episodes)
- Hollywood or Busted (1966) ... (animator)
- Wild Wild Witch (1966) ... (animator)
- Sea-Dogged (1966) ... (animator)
- Wee Winnie Witch (1966) ... (animator)
- Sheriff Winnie (1966) ... (animator)
 1964-1966 The Flintstones (TV Series) (animator - 9 episodes)
- Curtain Call at Bedrock (1966) ... (animator)
- Fred Goes Ape (1966) ... (animator)
- The Gravelberry Pie King (1965) ... (animator)
- Samantha (1965) ... (animator)
- The Hatrocks and the Gruesomes (1965) ... (animator)
 1960 Q.T. Hush (TV Series) (animator - 100 episodes)
 1951 Alice in Wonderland (assistant animator - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Rudi Cataldi | Rudolph Cataldi

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