Ward Kimball

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Birthday
4, 1914
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jul 8, 2002 (88)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
4, 1914
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jul 8, 2002 (88)

About

Famous animator and cartoonist,who is recognized for being one of Disney's Nine Old Men. In 1960, he won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short for It's Tough to be a Bird.

Before Fame

Prior to working in animation, he played in the seven-piece Dixieland band Firehouse Five Plus Two.

Trivia

For his work on the short film It's Tough to be a Bird, he won the 1960 Academy Award for Best Animated Short.

Family Life

He was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Associated With

He worked as a writer on the Disney film Babes in Toyland, which starred actor Ray Bolger.