American artist, animator, voice actor, and director for American animation studios during The Golden Age of Hollywood animation.
He worked as a storyman at the Schlesinger/Warner Bros. studio.
He was the writer for the cartoon series The Adventures of Pow Wow.
He was born to an American family with the name Joseph Benson Hardaway.
He co-directed the 1938 film Porky's Hare Hunt, and it featured a rabbit created by Bob Clampett.