Clyde Geronimi

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Birthday
12, 1901
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 24, 1989 (87)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1901
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 24, 1989 (87)

About

Acclaimed animator and director remembered for his work on classic Disney films like Cinderella, Peter Pan and Sleeping Beauty. In 1978, he received the Winsor McCay Award for his lifetime achievement in animation from the International Animated Film Society.

Before Fame

He immigrated to the United States from Italy as a child and began his career in animation with J.R. Bray Studios.

Trivia

He directed 1941's Lend a Paw, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

Family Life

He is survived by two sons.

Associated With

He worked with Woody Woodpecker creator Walter Lantz at J.R. Bray Studios.