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Robert Clampett (I) (1913–1984)


Born in San Diego, California, the young Robert Clampett was monumentally moved as a child by the film The Lost World (1925), inspiring him to create a sea-serpent sock-puppet that he used in puppet shows to entertain the neighborhood kids. This led him to create a stuffed Mickey Mouse toy, which became a prototype for the first mass-produced ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 70) in Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Time for Beany Director
(1949-1953)
Bwana Devil Director
(1952)

Filmography

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 2018 AzUrArInG's YouTube Poops (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 Behind the Tunes: One Hit Wonders (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2006 Behind the Tunes: Sing-a-Song of Looney Tunes (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2006 Behind the Tunes: The Art of the Gag (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2006 Behind the Tunes: Twilight in Tunes - The Music of Raymond Scott (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2006 Behind the Tunes: Wild Lines - The Art of Voice Acting (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2005 Cartoon Alley (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- WB Cartoon Character Debuts (2005) ... (original material)
- Elmer Fudd (2005) ... (original material)
- Peter Lorre Caricatures (2005) ... (original material)
- Tweety Bird (2005) ... (original material)
 2005 Behind the Tunes: Bosko, Buddy and the Best of Black and White (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2005 Behind the Tunes: Fine Tooning - Restoring the Warner Bros. Cartoons (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2005 Behind the Tunes: Looney Tunes Go to War! (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2004 Behind the Tunes: Looney Tunes Go Hollywood (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2004 Behind the Tunes: Man from Wackyland - The Art of Bob Clampett (Video documentary short) (original material)
 1992-2003 ToonHeads (TV Series documentary) (27 episodes)
- The Many Moods of Daffy Duck (2003) ... (original material)
- Private SNAFU (2003) ... (original material)
- The Early Career of Porky Pig (2003) ... (original material)
- The Movie Parodies of Porky and Daffy (2002) ... (original material)
- Before They Were Stars (2002) ... (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Animal Quackers (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Blanc Expressions (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Bugs - A Rabbit for All Seasonings (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Forever Befuddled (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Porky Pig Roast - A Tribute to the World's Most Famous Ham (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Irreverent Imagination: The Golden Age of the Looney Tunes (Video documentary) (original material)
 1996 The Bugs n' Daffy Show (TV Series) (original material)
 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series) (original material)
 1990 Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (TV Series) (original material)
 1989 Fifty Years of Bugs Bunny in 3 1/2 Minutes (Short) (as Bob Clampett, classic cartoon clips)
 1989 Bugs & Daffy: The Wartime Cartoons (Video) (original material)
 1988 Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars (TV Special short) (as R. Clampett, classic cartoon clips)
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (as Bob Clampett, classic cartoons)
 1982 Uncensored Cartoons (original material)
 1977 Bugs Bunny in Space (TV Short) (classic cartoons)
 1975 Bugs Bunny Superstar (Documentary) (classic cartoons)
 1965 The Porky Pig Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dough for the Do-Do/Gopher Broke/Pizzicato Pussycat (1965) ... (earlier cartoon clips)
 1962 Tex & Judy (Short)
 1954 Willy the Wolf (TV Series)
 1954 Buffalo Billy (TV Series)
 1949-1953 Time for Beany (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 January 1953 (1953) ... (uncredited)
- Episode dated 1 January 1953 (1953) ... (uncredited)
- Episode dated 31 December 1952 (1952) ... (uncredited)
- Episode dated 30 December 1952 (1952) ... (uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 December 1952 (1952) ... (uncredited)
 1952 Thunderbolt the Wondercolt (TV Series)
 1952 A Beany Story (Short)
 1952 Natural Vision 3-Dimension (Documentary short)
 1952 Bwana Devil (Time for Beany sequence)
 1951 His Hare Raising Tale (Short) (archive footage, uncredited)
 1949 Dough for the Do-Do (Short) (archive footage, uncredited)
 1949 Cat-Tastrophy (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1949 Coo-Coo Bird Dog (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1948 Pickled Puss (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1948 Flora (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1947 It's a Grand Old Nag (Short) (as Kilroy)
 1947 Boston Beanie (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1947 Swiss Tease (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1947 Tweetie Pie (Short) (uncredited)
 1947 Cockatoos for Two (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1947 The Goofy Gophers (Short) (uncredited)
 1947 Fowl Brawl (Short) (supervising director - uncredited)
 1946 The Big Snooze (Short) (uncredited)
 1946 Bacall to Arms (Short) (uncredited)
 1946 Kitty Kornered (Short)
 1946 Baby Bottleneck (Short)
 1946 Book Revue (Short)
 1945 The Bashful Buzzard (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Fresh Airedale (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Wagon Heels (Short)
 1945 A Gruesome Twosome (Short)
 1945 Tokyo Woes (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 Draftee Daffy (Short)
 1944 The Old Grey Hare (Short)
 1944 Buckaroo Bugs (Short)
 1944 Birdy and the Beast (Short)
 1944 Jasper Goes Hunting (Short) ("Bugs Bunny" sequence, uncredited)
 1944 Hare Ribbin' (Short)
 1944 Slightly Daffy (Short) (earlier cartoon clips, uncredited)
 1944 Russian Rhapsody (Short)
 1944 Tick Tock Tuckered (Short)
 1944 Booby Traps (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 What's Cookin' Doc? (Short)
 1943 An Itch in Time (Short)
 1943 Fighting Tools (Short) (uncredited)
 1943 Falling Hare (Short)
 1943 A Corny Concerto (Short)
 1943 Tin Pan Alley Cats (Short) (as Bob Clampett)
 1943 The Wise Quacking Duck (Short)
 1943 Tortoise Wins by a Hare (Short)
 1942 A Tale of Two Kitties (Short)
 1942 The Hep Cat (Short)
 1942 Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid (Short)
 1942 Wacky Blackout (Short)
 1942 Nutty News (Short)
 1942 The Wacky Wabbit (Short)
 1942 Horton Hatches the Egg (Short)
 1942 Any Bonds Today? (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 Crazy Cruise (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Porky's Pooch (Short)
 1941 Wabbit Twouble (Short) (as Wobert Cwampett)
 1941 The Cagey Canary (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 The Henpecked Duck (Short)
 1941 We, the Animals - Squeak! (Short)
 1941 Meet John Doughboy (Short)
 1941 A Coy Decoy (Short)
 1941 Farm Frolics (Short)
 1941 Goofy Groceries (Short)
 1941 Porky's Snooze Reel (Short) (uncredited)
 1940 The Timid Toreador (Short)
 1940 The Sour Puss (Short)
 1940 Prehistoric Porky (Short)
 1940 Patient Porky (Short)
 1940 The Chewin' Bruin (Short)
 1940 Porky's Poor Fish (Short)
 1940 Slap Happy Pappy (Short)
 1940 Pilgrim Porky (Short)
 1940 Ali-Baba Bound (Short)
 1940 Africa Squeaks (Short)
 1940 Porky's Last Stand (Short)
 1939 The Film Fan (Short)
 1939 Pied Piper Porky (Short)
 1939 Naughty Neighbors (Short)
 1939/II Jeepers Creepers (Short)
 1939 Porky's Hotel (Short)
 1939 Wise Quacks (Short)
 1939 Porky's Picnic (Short)
 1939 Scalp Trouble (Short)
 1939 Polar Pals (Short)
 1939 Kristopher Kolumbus Jr. (Short)
 1939 Chicken Jitters (Short)
 1939 Porky's Movie Mystery (Short)
 1939 Porky's Tire Trouble (Short)
 1938 The Daffy Doc (Short)
 1938 Porky in Egypt (Short)
 1938 Porky's Naughty Nephew (Short)
 1938 Porky in Wackyland (Short)
 1938 Porky & Daffy (Short)
 1938 Porky's Party (Short)
 1938 Injun Trouble (Short)
 1938 Porky's Five & Ten (Short)
 1938 What Price Porky (Short)
 1938 Breakdowns of 1938 (Documentary short) (animation sequences, uncredited)
 1938 Porky's Poppa (Short)
 1937 Porky's Hero Agency (Short)
 1937 Rover's Rival (Short)
 1937 Get Rich Quick Porky (Short)
 1937 Porky's Badtime Story (Short)
 1937 When's Your Birthday? (animation sequences, uncredited)
 1927 The Golf Widow (Short)
Show Show Writer (24 credits)
Show Show Animation department (35 credits)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Actor (12 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (8 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Clampett | R. Clampett | Wobert Cwampett | Kilroy
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Phil Monroe, an animator at Warner Bros., on working with Clampett] His strongest point would be that when you talked to him about the story, he'd get you enthused with his story points. He was always talking to you. He would get up and act out something; he was very descriptive. See more »

Trivia:

While most other Bugs Bunny cartoons portrayed Bugs as the generally clever and collected character who always wins, Clampett's cartoons sometimes portrayed Bugs as being on the losing end of things (e.g. Falling Hare (1943), Tortoise Wins by a Hare (1943)). See more »

Trademark:

[stretch animation] The characters in his animated films would stretch out double in body length whenever frighten, excited, or hurt. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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