Glen Keane

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Birthday
13, 1954
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

Disney animator who worked on "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Tangled." He was awarded the 1992 Annie Award for character animation, the 2007 Winsor McCay Award for lifetime contribution to the field of animation, and became a Disney Legend in 2013.

Before Fame

He grew up watching his father draw cartoons and developed an early interest in art. Later, he studied at Cal Arts under the legendary Jules Engel.

Trivia

He spent more than 37 years with Disney as a hand-drawn and later CGI animator.

Family Life

He had a son and a daughter with his wife Linda to whom he was married for more than thirty-five years.

Associated With

His father, Bil Keane, launched the long-running comic strip "The Family Circus" on February 28, 1960.