Art Leonardi was born as Arthur Earl Leonardi. He is known for his work on Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (1992), Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) and The Pink Panther Show (1969). He has been married to Shirley Johnson since 1957. They have two children. See full bio »

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Tiny Toon Adventures Art Department
The Pink Panther Show Animation Department
Revenge of the Pink Panther Animation Department


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 2021 Wiener Dog Blues: Longfellow in Concert (Short) (character designer)
 2014 The Mosaic of Life (Documentary) (animator)
 1996 Wee Sing: Animal Songs (Video short) (animation director) / (character designer: "Singaling" and "Warbly")
 1996 Wee Sing: Classic Songs for Kids (Video short) (animation director) / (character designer: "Singaling" and "Warbly")
  Problem Child (TV Series short) (character and prop designer - 13 episodes, 1994) (character designer - 13 episodes, 1993 - 1994)
- Junior Vanilli (1994) ... (character and prop designer - as Arthur Leonardi)
- Grease My Palm (1994) ... (character and prop designer - as Arthur Leonardi)
- The Cyndi Kerrigan Story (1994) ... (character and prop designer - as Arthur Leonardi)
- Teacher of the Year (1994) ... (character and prop designer - as Arthur Leonardi)
- Junior and the Big House (1994) ... (character and prop designer - as Arthur Leonardi)
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (Video) (character designer)
 1990 Jetsons: The Movie (background layout artist)
 1989 Hägar the Horrible (TV Short) (incidental character designer)
 1988 The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound (TV Movie) (director: main title - as Arthur Leonardi)
 1986 Wildfire (TV Series) (character designer - 13 episodes)
- Wildfire: King of the Horses (1986) ... (character designer)
- Where the Dreams Come From (1986) ... (character designer)
- King for a Day (1986) ... (character designer)
- Dragons of Dar-Shan (1986) ... (character designer)
- Strangers in the Night (1986) ... (character designer)
 1986 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (animator)
 1985 The Pound Puppies (TV Short) (character designer)
 1984-1985 Pink Panther and Sons (TV Series) (character designer - 26 episodes)
- Mister Money (1985) ... (character designer)
- A Hard Day's Knight (1985) ... (character designer)
- Brothers Are Special (1985) ... (character designer)
- Arabian Frights (1985) ... (character designer)
- Panky and the Angels (1985) ... (character designer)
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther (writer/director: title animation - as Arthur Leonardi)
 1982 Trail of the Pink Panther (animator: title sequence - as Arthur Leonardi)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (animator: classic cartoons)
 1981 The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (animator: classic cartoons)
 1980 Pink Panther in the Olym-pinks (TV Movie) (sequence director)
 1979 The Bugs Bunny Mother's Day Special (TV Movie) (animator: classic cartoons)
 1978 A Pink Christmas (TV Movie) (animator)
 1978 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (TV Series) (animator - 1978)
 1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther (director: main titles - uncredited)
 1976 The Sylvester & Tweety Show (TV Series) (animator)
 1974 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
 1974 Clerow Wilson's Great Escape (TV Movie) (animator)
 1973 The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (TV Movie) (animator)
 1972 Frog Jog (Short) (layout artist)
 1972 Pink 8 Ball (Short) (animator)
 1969-1972 The Pink Panther Show (TV Series) (animator - 49 episodes)
- Slink Pink/Odd Ant Out/Tickled Pink (1971) ... (animator)
- Pink Pranks/Hasty But Tasty/In The Pink (1971) ... (animator)
 1971 Serape Happy (Short) (animator - as Arthur Leonardi)
 1971 Mud Squad (Short) (layout artist)
 1971 The Bugs Bunny Show (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
 1970 Doctor Dolittle (TV Series) (director - 2 episodes)
- The Peanut Conspiracy (1970) ... (director: titles and musical sequences - as Arthur Leonardi)
- The Grasshoppers Are Coming, Hooray, Hooray! (1970) ... (director: titles and musical sequences - as Arthur Leonardi)
 1970 A Taste of Money (Short) (animator)
 1970 Hop and Chop (Short) (animator)
 1969-1970 Here Comes the Grump (TV Series) (character designer - 34 episodes)
- The Absent-Minded Wizard (1970) ... (character designer)
- The Blunderful Flying Machine (1970) ... (character designer)
- Hoppy Go Lucky Hippetty Hoppies (1970) ... (character designer)
- Meet the Blockheads (1970) ... (character designer)
- Cherub Land (1970) ... (character designer)
 1970 Scratch a Tiger (Short) (animator)
 1969 Sweet and Sourdough (Short) (animator)
 1969 Technology, Phooey (Short) (animator)
 1969 The Deadwood Thunderball (Short) (animator)
 1969 Slink Pink (Short) (animator)
 1969 The Ant from Uncle (Short) (animator)
 1968 Hawks and Doves (Short) (animator)
 1968 Pink Is a Many Splintered Thing (Short) (animator)
 1968 Pink Sphinx (Short) (animator)
 1968 Tickled Pink (Short) (animator)
 1968 Pink in the Clink (Short) (animator)
 1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (TV Series) (animator)
 1968 Prehistoric Pink (Short) (animator)
 1967 Super President (TV Series) (character designer - as Arthur Leonardi, 1967)
 1967 Jet Pink (Short) (animator)
 1967 Le Pig-Al Patrol (Short) (animator)
 1967 In the Pink (Short) (animator)
 1967 Pink Posies (Short) (animator)
 1967 Daffy's Diner (Short) (animator)
 1966 The Super 6 (TV Series) (animator)
 1964 Hawaiian Aye Aye (Short) (animator)
 1964 Nuts and Volts (Short) (animator)
 1964 Dumb Patrol (Short) (animator)
 1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet (animator - uncredited) / (assistant animator - uncredited)
 1963 The Unmentionables (Short) (animator)
 1963 Chili Weather (Short) (animator)
 1963 Mexican Cat Dance (Short) (animator)
 1963 Philbert (Three's a Crowd) (Short) (animator)
 1963 Devil's Feud Cake (Short) (animator)
 1962 Shishkabugs (Short) (animator)
 1962 The Jet Cage (Short) (animator)
 1962 Honey's Money (Short) (animator)
 1962 Mexican Boarders (Short) (animator)
 1962 Crows' Feat (Short) (animator)
 1962 Quackodile Tears (Short) (animator)
 1961 The Last Hungry Cat (Short) (animator)
 1961 The Rebel Without Claws (Short) (assistant animator - uncredited)
 1960 From Hare to Heir (Short) (assistant animator - uncredited)
 1958 Don't Axe Me (Short) (assistant animator - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Arthur Leonardi | Alan Smithee


Shirley Johnson  (2 children)

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Began at Warner Bros. animation as an inbetweener, then as an assistant animator for Tom Ray, and later Art Davis. See more »

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