Bud Luckey

American animator (1934-2018)

William Everett "Bud" Luckey (July 28, 1934 – February 24, 2018) was an American animator, artist, cartoonist, composer, designer, musician, singer and voice actor. He was known for designing some of the Disney-Pixar characters such as in Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., Ratatouille, Toy Story 2, and in Toy Story 3. He won an Clio Award and an Annie Award in 2004.

Bud Luckey
William Luckey

(1934-07-28)July 28, 1934
DiedFebruary 24, 2018(2018-02-24) (aged 83)
EducationChouinard Art Institute
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
Occupation(s)Animator, artist, cartoonist, composer, designer, musician, singer, voice actor
Years active1961–2014
AwardsAnnie Award (2004)
Clio Award (1966)

Luckey was born on July 28, 1934 in Billings, Montana.[1] He studied at Chouinard Art Institute and at University of Southern California. He had a son, Andy Luckey. Luckey died after stroke in Newtown, Connecticut on February 24, 2018. He was 83 years old.[2] Incredibles 2 was dedicated to his memory.

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  1. "Bud Luckey". Montana Kids. Montana Office of Tourism. Retrieved August 7, 2011.
  2. "Bud Luckey, Oscar-Nominated Animator Who Designed Woody for 'Toy Story,' Dies at 83". The Hollywood Reporter. February 25, 2018. Retrieved February 25, 2018.

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