Animator and cartoonist, who wrote the popular comic, Fritz the Cat. He won the Annie Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Art of Animation in 1988.
He was fascinated with comics as a kid, but since his family had little money, he'd often dig through trash to find ones no one wanted anymore.
In 1988, he won the Annie award for Distinguished Contribution to the Art of Animation.
He was born in an area of Palestine that is now in Israel.
He and songwriter Ahmed Best have both won Annie Awards for their contributions to the Arts.