Tex Avery

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Birthday
26, 1908
Birthplace
Taylor, TX
Death Date
Aug 26, 1980 (72)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1908
Birthplace
Taylor, TX
Death Date
Aug 26, 1980 (72)

About

Hollywood Golden Age animator who created the classic cartoon characters, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig.

Before Fame

He moved to Southern California after high school and worked as an assistant animator for the Walter Lantz Studio.

Trivia

His animated MGM short, 'The Blitz Wolf,' parodied Adolf Hitler and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1942.

Family Life

He was born Frederick Bean Avery in Taylor, Texas, and was a descendant of Daniel Boone.

Associated With

His famous Bugs Bunny was voiced by Mel Blanc.