Chuck Jones





Chuck Jones


Born
in Spokane, Washington, The United States
September 21, 1912

Died
February 22, 2002

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Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most notably of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for the Warner Bros Cartoons studio.

Jones was born in Spokane, Washington and later moved with his family to Los Angeles, California. His father encouraged his drawing from an early age.

Jones graduated from Chouinard Art Institute (now the California Institute of the Arts) in 1932 and married Dorothy Webster. He received his first job as a cel washer from former Disney animator, Ubbe Iwerks at Iwekrs Productions.

In 1933, Jones joined Leon Schlesinger Productions that produced Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies for Warner Bros. and was promoted to animator in 19
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A Cricket in Times Square

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Chuck Reducks: Drawing from...

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Daffy Duck for President

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Make Your Voice Heard: An A...

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Chuck Jones: The Dream That...

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William the Backwards Skunk

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Stroke of Genius, A Collect...

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In Business And In Love (Bu...

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Chuck Jones' Peter and the ...

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“Every artist has thousands of bad drawings in them and the only way to get rid of them is to draw them out.”
Chuck Jones

“A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry, once he's satisfied the predator and prey live peacefully together”
Chuck Jones

“If you make a fool of yourself in front of a cat, he will sneer at you, if you are sober; he will leave the room if you are drunk. If you make a fool of yourself in front a dog, he will make a fool of himself, too.”
Chuck Jones
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