Art Clokey (1921–2010)

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Art Clokey was born on October 12, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Arthur Charles Farrington. He was a director and producer, known for The Gumby Show (1956), Gumby: The Movie (1995) and Gumby Adventures (1988). He was married to Gloria Clokey and Ruth Clokey. He died on January 8, 2010 in Los Osos, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Gumby Show Director
(1956-1969)
Gumby: The Movie Director
(1995)
Gumby Adventures Director
(1988)
(1960-1967)

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 1988 Gumby Adventures (TV Series)
 1977 Mandala (Short) (uncredited)
 1956-1969 The Gumby Show (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Point of Honor (1968)
- Gabby Auntie (1968)
- Son of Liberty (1966)
 1960-1967 Davey and Goliath (TV Series) (41 episodes)
- Happy Easter (1967)
- Hocus Pocus (1964)
- The Jickets (1964)
- Rags and Buttons (1964)
 1955 Gumbasia (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Arthur Clokey
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He and his then-wife Ruth Clokey created Gumby, which made its debut on The Howdy Doody Show in August 1956 while Clokey was studying under Slavko Vorkapich at USC. The Clokeys also created Davey and Goliath. See more »

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Works almost exclusively in clay animation

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Libra

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