Bill Peet

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Birthday
29, 1915
Birthplace
Grandview, IN
Death Date
May 11, 2002 (87)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1915
Birthplace
Grandview, IN
Death Date
May 11, 2002 (87)

About

Children's book illustrator and animator known for his contributions to "Cinderella," "Dumbo," "Fantasia," "The Three Caballeros," "Song of the South," "So Dear to My Heart," and other Disney films.

Before Fame

He failed all of his academic classes at Arsenal Technical High School. He joined the final stages on Walt Disney's artistic triumph of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" from 1937.

Trivia

He illustrated over 35 children's books.

Family Life

His family was residing in Grandview, Indiana, when he was born. He was married to Margaret Brunst from 1937 until his death. He and Margaret had two sons named Stephen and Bill Jr.

Associated With

He contributed to the animation for 1951's "Alice in Wonderland," which featured the voice of Sterling Holloway .