Prolific animator recognized as one of Disney's Nine Old Men. He worked on such Disney films as Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, Bambi, and Lady and the Tramp.
He was a completely self-taught artist.
His angular style of drawing was inspired by the work of Pablo Picasso.
He was born in San Francisco, California.
He was celebrated by Walt Disney as one of the most skilled draughtsmen of his time.