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Jan Svochak (1925–2006)

Jan Svochak was born in Czechoslovakia in 1926. His family moved to the United States in the 1930s. During World War II Svochak served in the United States Army tank corps where he was involved in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. Following World War II he worked at the animation company Famous Studios in New York working on Baby ... See full bio »


(age 81) in Florida, USA

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Known For

Eureeka's Castle Animation Department
Strawberry Shortcake Animation Department
Doug Animation Department
Long Ago and Far Away Animation Department


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 1991 Doug (TV Series) (layout artist - 13 episodes)
- Doug's Fair Lady/Doug Says Goodbye (1991) ... (layout artist)
- Doug Is Quailman/Doug Out in Left Field (1991) ... (layout artist)
- Doug's Cookin'/Doug Loses Dale (1991) ... (layout artist)
- Doug's Runaway Journal/Doug's Doodle (1991) ... (layout artist)
- Doug's Big Catch/Doug Needs Money (1991) ... (layout artist)
 1990 Long Ago and Far Away (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Beauty and the Beast (1990) ... (animator - as Jan Svojak)
 1990 Eureeka's Castle (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Wide Awake at Eureeka's Castle (1990) ... (animator)
 1983 Deck the Halls with Wacky Walls (TV Movie) (animator)
 1983 The Berenstain Bears Play Ball (TV Movie) (animator)
 1982 The Berenstain Bears' Comic Valentine (TV Movie) (animator)
 1981 The Berenstain Bears' Easter Surprise (TV Movie) (animator)
 1981 Strawberry Shortcake (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City (1981) ... (animator)
 1980 The Berenstain Bears Meet Bigpaw (TV Movie) (animator)
 1979 The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree (TV Movie) (animator)
 1976 Noah's Animals (TV Movie) (animator)
 1975 Chicken Soup with Rice (Video short) (animator - as John Svocak)
 1975 Really Rosie (TV Movie) (animator - as John Svocak)
 1974 The Mad Magazine TV Special (TV Movie) (animator)
 1953 Surf Bored (Short) (assistant animator - uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

John Svocak | Jan Svojak


Cheryl  (his death)  (2 children)

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