Director of animated films and shorts, notably Warner Bros. cartoons starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and other iconic characters.
He secured voluminous amounts of stationery because of his father's failing businesses.
His productions won three Academy Awards and he received an Honorary Academy Award in 1996 for his contributions to the film industry.
He married Dorothy Jones on January 31, 1935. He later married Marian Dern in 1981 and fathered daughter Linda Jones Clough.
He worked on the television adaptation of the book How the Grinch stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss.