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Biography

Jones in 1978

Source: Wikipedia

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most memorably of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for the Warner Bros. Cartoons studio. He directed many classic animated cartoon shorts starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, Pepé Le Pew, Porky Pig and a slew of other Warner characters.

Fact file

  • Born: Charles Martin Jones September 21, 1912 Spokane, Washington, U.S.
  • Died: February 22, 2002 (aged 89) Corona Del Mar, California, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse(s): Dorothy Webster (1935–1978; her death) Marian J. Dern (1981–2002; his death)
  • Children: Linda Jones Clough

Read more about Chuck Jones at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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