Along with Joe Barbera, created The Flintstones, The Jetsons, and many others under the famous cartoon production company Hanna-Barbera.
He became an Eagle scout and loved the outdoors as a child, in addition to playing the saxophone.
He was also a producer on famous cat-and-mouse cartoon, Tom and Jerry.
Married Violet Blanch Wogatzke in 1936.
He has a small appearance in Invitation to Dance, alongside Gene Kelly.