Friz Freleng

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Birthday
21, 1905
Birthplace
Kansas City, MO
Death Date
May 26, 1995 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1905
Birthplace
Kansas City, MO
Death Date
May 26, 1995 (89)

About

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.

Before Fame

He got his start by working at the United Film Ad Service in Missouri.

Trivia

After his death, Warner Bros. dedicated the animated program, The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries, to him for his contributions to the studio.

Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife Lily Freleng.

Associated With

While Tex Avery was credited with creating the character of Bugs Bunny, he was largely responsible for the character's redesign in the '40s.