Award-winning cartoonist who won four Oscars during his career for his work on films like 1947's Tweetie Pie, 1955's Speedy Gonzales, 1958's Knighty Knight Bugs and 1957's Birds Anonymous.
He got his start by working at the United Film Ad Service in Missouri.
After his death, Warner Bros. dedicated the animated program, The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries, to him for his contributions to the studio.
He had two daughters with his wife Lily Freleng.
While Tex Avery was credited with creating the character of Bugs Bunny, he was largely responsible for the character's redesign in the '40s.