Richard Williams

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Birthday
19, 1933
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1933 (age 86)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Animator who won a 1989 Academy Award for his work on the live action/animation hybrid film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit." "The Thief and the Cobbler" became his unfinished masterpiece.

Before Fame

He made his animation debut with the 1958 short film "The Little Island," which won the 1958 BAFTA Award for Animated Film.

Trivia

He worked on the television film "Ziggy's Gift" from 1982 that won an Emmy, as well as on an animated version of "A Christmas Carol" from 1971.

Family Life

He married and divorced Margaret French and later wed Imogen Sutton.

Associated With

He and voice actor Christopher Lloyd both worked on "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," winning great acclaim for their contributions.