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Tyrus Wong (1910–2016)


Tyrus Wong was born on October 25, 1910 in Taishan, Guangdong Province, China as Wong Gen Yeo. He is known for his work on Bambi (1942), When the World Breaks (2010) and How to Live Forever (2009). He was married to Ruth Ng Kim. He died on December 30, 2016 in Sunland, California, USA. See full bio »

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Bambi Art Department
(1942)
(2010)
(2009)
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(2015)

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 1969 The Wild Bunch (art department - uncredited)
 1968 The Green Berets (art department - uncredited)
 1967 Wait Until Dark (art department - uncredited)
 1967 Camelot (art department - uncredited)
 1966 Harper (art department - uncredited)
 1965 The Great Race (art department - uncredited)
 1963 PT 109 (art department - uncredited)
 1963 Critic's Choice (art department - uncredited)
 1962 Gypsy (art department - uncredited)
 1962 How the West Was Won (art department - uncredited)
 1962 The Music Man (art department - uncredited)
 1961 A Majority of One (art department - uncredited)
 1961 Susan Slade (art department - uncredited)
 1960 Ice Palace (art department - uncredited)
 1959 The Nun's Story (art department - uncredited)
 1959 Rio Bravo (art department - uncredited)
 1958 Auntie Mame (art department - uncredited)
 1958 The Naked and the Dead (art department - uncredited)
 1957 The Helen Morgan Story (art department - uncredited)
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days (assistant art director - uncredited)
 1956 Giant (art department - uncredited)
 1955 Rebel Without a Cause (art department - uncredited)
 1954 The Boy from Oklahoma (art department - uncredited)
 1953 Calamity Jane (art department - uncredited)
 1952 April in Paris (art department - uncredited)
 1952 The Iron Mistress (art department - uncredited)
 1950 Rock Island Trail (art department - uncredited)
 1949 Sands of Iwo Jima (art department - uncredited)
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian (art department - uncredited)
 1949 Flamingo Road (art department - uncredited)
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch (art department - uncredited)
 1948 Key Largo (art department - uncredited)
 1946 The Time, the Place and the Girl (art department - uncredited)
 1945 Mildred Pierce (art department - uncredited)
 1944 The Doughgirls (art department - uncredited)
 1943 Northern Pursuit (art department - uncredited)
 1943 Background to Danger (art department - uncredited)
 1942 Bambi (conceptual designer - uncredited)
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He was a Chinese born artist who specialized in painting landscapes. While out of work in the United States, his wife urged to apply for a job at the Walt Disney Studios where his art background would be an asset. He was immediately hired on as an inbetweener in the Animation Department.

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