Robert "Bob" Givens (March 2, 1918 – December 14, 2017) was an American animator, character designer and layout artist.
Robert Herman Givens
March 2, 1918
|Died||December 14, 2017 (aged 99)|
Burbank, California, U.S.
Givens worked for many animation studios during his career, including Disney, Warner Bros. Cartoons, Hanna-Barbera and DePatie-Freleng Enterprises. He began his career during the 1930s and continued until the early 2000s. During his career, Givens created the first design for Bugs Bunny. He worked a lot with director Chuck Jones, working under Jones both at Warner Bros. and Jones' own production company.
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