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Robert McKimson (1910–1977)

Robert McKimson was born on October 13, 1910. He started his career in animation, along with many others, as an artist for Walt Disney's Oswald the Rabbit in 1928. After Disney went to produce Mickey Mouse cartoons, Hugh Harman & Rudolph Ising went to Warner Brothers to direct and co-produce cartoon shorts, along with producer Leon Schlesinger. ... See full bio »

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 2007 Behind the Tunes: Drawn to Life - The Art of Robert McKimson (Video documentary short) (original material)
 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) (5 episodes)
- WB Cartoon Character Debuts (2005) ... (original material)
- Elmer Fudd (2005) ... (original material)
- Peter Lorre Caricatures (2005) ... (original material)
- Cinemascope Cartoons (2005) ... (original material)
- Oscar Nominated Shorts (2005) ... (original material)
 2005 Behind the Tunes: Fine Tooning - Restoring the Warner Bros. Cartoons (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2004 Behind the Tunes: Crash! Bang! Boom! - The Wild Sounds of Treg Brown (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2004 Behind the Tunes: Looney Tunes Go Hollywood (Video documentary short) (original material)
 1992-2003 ToonHeads (TV Series documentary) (23 episodes)
- The Many Moods of Daffy Duck (2003) ... (original material)
- Private SNAFU (2003) ... (original material)
- Speedy Gonzales (2002) ... (original material)
- Gangster Toons (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: Hard Luck Duck (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Needy for Speedy (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Southern Pride Chicken (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2003 Irreverent Imagination: The Golden Age of the Looney Tunes (Video documentary) (original material)
 1997 Bugs Bunny's Silly Seals (Video documentary short) (original material)
 1997 The World of Apes with Bugs Bunny (Video documentary) (original material)
 1997 The World of Bears with Bugs Bunny (Video documentary) (original material)
 1997 The World of Elephants with Bugs Bunny (Video documentary) (original material)
 1997 The World of Lions with Bugs Bunny (Video documentary) (original material)
 1996 The Bugs n' Daffy Show (TV Series) (original material)
 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series) (original material)
 1991 Bugs Bunny's Lunar Tunes (TV Movie) (original material)
 1990 Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (TV Series) (original material)
 1990 Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years (TV Movie documentary) (classic cartoons)
 1989 Fifty Years of Bugs Bunny in 3 1/2 Minutes (Short) (classic cartoon clips)
 1989 Bugs Bunny's Wild World of Sports (TV Short) (as Bob McKimson, original material)
 1988 Bugs vs. Daffy: Battle of the Music Video Stars (TV Special short) (as R. McKimson, classic cartoon clips)
 1988 Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (segment "The Prize Pest")
 1986-1987 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Wet Hare/A Bird in a Guilty Cage/Martian Through Georgia/Half-Fare Hare (1987) ... (segments "Wet Hare", "Half-Fare Hare")
- The Million Hare/Trip for Tat/Two's a Crowd/Transylvania 6-5000 (1987) ... (segment "The Million Hare")
- Bully for Bugs/Satan's Waitin'/Mouse-Taken Identity/Dumb Patrol (1987) ... (segment "Mouse-Taken Identity")
- Bonanza Bunny/Don't Give Up the Sheep/Red Riding Hoodwinked/The Slap-Hoppy Mouse (1986) ... (segments "Bonanza Bunny", "The Slap-Hoppy Mouse")
 1986 Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary (TV Special) (classic cartoons)
 1985 The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (TV Series) (original material)
 1983 Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (classic cartoons)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (classic cartoons)
 1982 Bugs Bunny's Mad World of Television (TV Movie) (classic cartoons)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Holiday Diet (TV Movie) (as Bob McKimson, classic cartoons)
 1979 The Bugs Bunny Mother's Day Special (TV Movie) (classic cartoons)
 1979 Bugs Bunny's Cupid Capers (TV Movie) (original material)
 1978 How Bugs Bunny Won the West (TV Movie) (original material)
 1978 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (TV Series) (senior director)
 1978 To Catch a Halibut (Short)
 1977 Baggy Pants & the Nitwits (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Beach Fun/Ratman! (1977) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- The Frog/The Hole Thing! (1977) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- Horse Laff/Chicken Lady (1977) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- A Haunting Experience/Genie Meanie (1977) ... (as Bob McKimson)
 1977 Bugs Bunny: The Feast of Witches (TV Movie) (classic cartoons)
 1977 Bugs Bunny's Easter Special (TV Special) (also classic cartoons)
 1976 Cannery Caper (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Cool Shark (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Deep Sea Rodeo (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Easy Come Easy Go (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Fish Anonymous (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Holiday in Venice (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Maguiness Book of Records (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Mama (Short)
 1976 Moulin Rogues (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Shark and the Beanstalk (Short) (directed by)
 1976 The Aquanuts (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Misterjaw (TV Mini Series) (33 episodes)
- Sweat Hog Shark (1976)
- No Man's Halibut (1976)
- Mama (1976)
- Deep Sea Rodeo (1976)
 1976 The $6.95 Bionic Shark (Short) (directed by)
 1976 The Fishy Time Machine (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Transistorized Shark (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Aloha, Hah, Hah! (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Never Shake Hands with a Piranha (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Stand-In Room Only (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Caught in the Act (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Merry Sharkman, Merry Sharkman (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Sea Chase (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Davey Jones' Locker (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Flying Saucer (Short) (directed by)
 1976 The Shape of Things (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Aladdin's Lump (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Little Red Riding Halibut (Short) (directed by)
 1976 The Codfather (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Beach Resort (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Monster of the Deep (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Showbiz Shark (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Flying Fool (Short) (directed by)
 1976 Shopping Spree (Short) (directed by)
 1976 The Pink Panther Laugh and a Half Hour and a Half Show (TV Series) (original material)
 1976 The Sylvester & Tweety Show (TV Series)
 1976 Sweat Hog Shark (Short)
 1976 Sherlock Pink (Short)
 1976 The Pink Pro (Short)
 1976 Mystic Pink (Short)
 1975 Bugs Bunny Superstar (Documentary) (classic cartoons)
 1975 Pink Da Vinci (Short)
 1973 Bailey's Comets (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- Rahja and Out/Ghost of a Clue (1973) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- Skateroo to the Carlsbad Clue!/To Win or Toulouse (1973) ... (as Bob McKimson)
 1973 Fowl Play (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1972 The Houndcats (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The Misbehavin' Raven Mission (1972) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- The Call Me Madam X Mission (1972) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- Is There a Doctor in the Greenhouse Mission (1972) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- The Outta Sight Blight Mission (1972) ... (as Bob McKimson)
- The French Collection Mission (1972) ... (as Bob McKimson)
 1970 The Phynx (animation sequences, uncredited)
 1969 Review Drug Effects (Short) (uncredited)
 1969 Injun Trouble (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1969 Bugged by a Bee (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1969 Shamrock and Roll (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1969 Rabbit Stew and Rabbits Too! (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1969 Fistic Mystic (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1969 The Great Carrot-Train Robbery (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1968 Bunny and Claude: We Rob Carrot Patches (Short) (as Bob McKimson)
 1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour (TV Series)
 1967 Super President (TV Series)
 1967 Bomb Voyage (Short)
 1967 Le Quiet Squad (Short)
 1967 Daffy's Diner (Short)
 1966 Toulouse La Trick (Short)
 1966 A Taste of Catnip (Short)
 1966 Sugar and Spies (Short)
 1952-1966 The Road Runner Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Sugar and Spies (1966)
- Shot and Bothered (1966) ... (interstitials)
- Rushing Roulette (1965)
- Operation Rabbit (1952)
 1966 Swing Ding Amigo (Short)
 1966 Feather Finger (Short)
 1966 A Squeak in the Deep (Short)
 1966 Cock-a-Doodle Deux-Deux (Short)
 1966 Snow Excuse (Short)
 1966 A-Haunting We Will Go (Short)
 1966 Daffy Rents (Short)
 1966 Mexican Mousepiece (Short)
 1966 Mucho Locos (Short)
 1966 The Astroduck (Short)
 1965 Go Go Amigo (Short)
 1965 Chili Corn Corny (Short)
 1965 Tease for Two (Short)
 1965 Rushing Roulette (Short)
 1965 Suppressed Duck (Short)
 1965 Well Worn Daffy (Short)
 1965 Assault and Peppered (Short)
 1965 Moby Duck (Short)
 1964 False Hare (Short)
 1964 Dr. Devil and Mr. Hare (Short)
 1964 Freudy Cat (Short)
 1964 A Message to Gracias (Short)
 1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet (animation sequences, uncredited)
 1963 Claws in the Lease (Short)
 1963 Aqua Duck (Short)
 1963 Banty Raids (Short)
 1963 The Million Hare (Short)
 1963 Fast Buck Duck (Short)
 1962 Good Noose (Short)
 1962 Mother Was a Rooster (Short)
 1962 The Slick Chick (Short)
 1962 Bill of Hare (Short)
 1962 Fish and Slips (Short)
 1962 Wet Hare (Short)
 1961 What's My Lion? (Short)
 1961 Daffy's Inn Trouble (Short)
 1961 Birds of a Father (Short)
 1961 Strangled Eggs (Short)
 1961 Hoppy Daze (Short)
 1961 Cannery Woe (Short)
 1960 The Thread of Life (TV Movie) (animation sequences, uncredited)
 1960 Dog Gone People (Short)
 1960 The Dixie Fryer (Short)
 1960 Mice Follies (Short)
 1960 Crockett-Doodle-Do (Short)
 1960 Wild Wild World (Short)
 1960 West of the Pesos (Short)
 1959 People Are Bunny (Short)
 1959 Tweet Dreams (Short) (Too Hop To Handle and Cheese it, the Cat! sequences, uncredited)
 1959 A Broken Leghorn (Short)
 1959 Bonanza Bunny (Short)
 1959 Cat's Paw (Short)
 1959 Backwoods Bunny (Short)
 1959 A Mutt in a Rut (Short)
 1959 The Mouse That Jack Built (Short)
 1959 China Jones (Short)
 1959 Mouse-Placed Kitten (Short)
 1958 Gopher Broke (Short)
 1958 Pre-Hysterical Hare (Short)
 1958 Weasel While You Work (Short)
 1958 Dog Tales (Short)
 1958 Now, Hare This (Short)
 1958 Feather Bluster (Short)
 1958 Tortilla Flaps (Short)
 1958 Don't Axe Me (Short)
 1957 Rabbit Romeo (Short)
 1957 Mouse-Taken Identity (Short)
 1957 Ducking the Devil (Short)
 1957 Tabasco Road (Short)
 1957 Boston Quackie (Short)
 1957 Fox-Terror (Short)
 1957 Cheese It, the Cat! (Short)
 1957 Bedevilled Rabbit (Short)
 1956 The Honey-Mousers (Short)
 1956 Wideo Wabbit (Short)
 1956 The Slap-Hoppy Mouse (Short)
 1956 Raw! Raw! Rooster! (Short)
 1956 Half-Fare Hare (Short)
 1956 Stupor Duck (Short)
 1956 The Unexpected Pest (Short)
 1956 Mixed Master (Short)
 1956 The High and the Flighty (Short)
 1956 Weasel Stop (Short)
 1956 Too Hop to Handle (Short)
 1955 Dime to Retire (Short)
 1955 The Hole Idea (Short)
 1955 Lighthouse Mouse (Short)
 1955 All Fowled Up (Short)
 1955 Feather Dusted (Short)
 1954 Quack Shot (Short)
 1954 Gone Batty (Short)
 1954 The Oily American (Short)
 1954 Devil May Hare (Short)
 1954 Little Boy Boo (Short)
 1954 No Parking Hare (Short)
 1954 Bell Hoppy (Short)
 1954 Design for Leaving (Short)
 1954 Wild Wife (Short)
 1953 Cats A-Weigh! (Short)
 1953 Of Rice and Hen (Short)
 1953 Easy Peckin's (Short)
 1953 Cat-Tails for Two (Short)
 1953 Plop Goes the Weasel (Short)
 1953 There Auto Be a Law (Short)
 1953 Muscle Tussle (Short)
 1953 A Peck o' Trouble (Short)
 1953 Upswept Hare (Short)
 1952 Fool Coverage (Short)
 1952 Rabbit's Kin (Short)
 1952 The Super Snooper (Short)
 1952 The EGGcited Rooster (Short)
 1952 Hoppy-Go-Lucky (Short)
 1952 Oily Hare (Short)
 1952 The Turn-Tale Wolf (Short)
 1952 Sock a Doodle Do (Short)
 1952 Kiddin' the Kitten (Short)
 1952 Thumb Fun (Short)
 1952 Who's Kitten Who? (Short)
 1951 The Prize Pest (Short)
 1951 Big Top Bunny (Short)
 1951 Sleepy Time Possum (Short)
 1951 Lovelorn Leghorn (Short)
 1951 Leghorn Swoggled (Short)
 1951 French Rarebit (Short)
 1951 Early to Bet (Short)
 1951 Corn Plastered (Short)
 1951 A Fox in a Fix (Short)
 1951 Hare We Go (Short)
 1950 Dog Collared (Short)
 1950 Bushy Hare (Short)
 1950 Pop 'im Pop! (Short)
 1950 A Fractured Leghorn (Short)
 1950 Hillbilly Hare (Short)
 1950 It's Hummer Time (Short)
 1950 What's Up Doc? (Short)
 1950 An Egg Scramble (Short)
 1950 Strife with Father (Short)
 1950 Boobs in the Woods (Short)
 1950 Hurdy-Gurdy Hare (Short)
 1949 A Ham in a Role (Short)
 1949 Hippety Hopper (Short)
 1949 Swallow the Leader (Short)
 1949 The Windblown Hare (Short)
 1949 The Grey Hounded Hare (Short)
 1949 Henhouse Henery (Short)
 1949 Rebel Rabbit (Short)
 1949 Daffy Duck Hunt (Short)
 1949 Paying the Piper (Short)
 1948 A-Lad-in His Lamp (Short)
 1948 The Foghorn Leghorn (Short)
 1948 Hot Cross Bunny (Short)
 1948 The Shell Shocked Egg (Short)
 1948 The Up-Standing Sitter (Short)
 1948 Hop, Look and Listen (Short)
 1948 Daffy Duck Slept Here (Short)
 1948 Gorilla My Dreams (Short)
 1947 A Horse Fly Fleas (Short)
 1947 Crowing Pains (Short)
 1947 Easter Yeggs (Short)
 1947 Hobo Bobo (Short)
 1947 Birth of a Notion (Short)
 1947 One Meat Brawl (Short)
 1946 The Mouse-Merized Cat (Short)
 1946 Walky Talky Hawky (Short)
 1946 Acrobatty Bunny (Short)
 1946 Hollywood Canine Canteen (Short)
 1946 Daffy Doodles (Short)
 1945 The Return of Mr. Hook (Short) (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Bob McKimson | R. McKimson


Viola  (her death)  (2 children)

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Created modern model sheet for Bugs Bunny in 1943. Also created Foghorn Leghorn and Tasmanian Devil. See more »



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