Chuck Jones

Director

Birthday September 21, 1912

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Spokane, WA

DEATH DATE Feb 22, 2002 (89)

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About

Director of animated films and shorts, notably Warner Bros. cartoons starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and other iconic characters.

Before Fame

He secured voluminous amounts of stationery because of his father's failing businesses.

Trivia

His productions won three Academy Awards and he received an Honorary Academy Award in 1996 for his contributions to the film industry.

Family Life

He married Dorothy Jones on January 31, 1935. He later married Marian Dern in 1981 and fathered daughter Linda Jones Clough.

Associated With

He worked on the television adaptation of the book How the Grinch stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss.