Animator, director, and voice actor for cartoons like the Peanuts animated series. He also produced specials for the Garfield comic strip.
He was first hired for Bob Clampett's unit for animation after the 1941 Disney strike.
He produced specials for the comic strip Garfield, including Here Comes Garfield and Garfield on the Town.
He was married to Helen Huhn for 68 years and they raised two sons together.
He provided the voices for Snoopy and Woodstock in the Peanuts cartoon, a show in which Pamelyn Ferdin voiced Lucy van Pelt.