Frédéric Back

Canadian animator (1924-2013)

Frédéric Back (April 8, 1924 – December 24, 2013) was a Canadian artist and movie director of short animated movies. He won two Academy Awards. His first was for his movie Tout rein and his second for Crac!.

Frédéric Back
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Born(1924-04-08)April 8, 1924
DiedDecember 24, 2013(2013-12-24) (aged 89)
OccupationAnimator
Illustrator
Movie director
Screenwriter
Years active1970–1993
AwardsOrder of Canada
National Order of Quebec

Back was born in Saarbrücken, Saar. He moved to Canada in 1948. He worked as a teacher at École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal. Back died of cancer in Montreal on December 24, 2013.[1]

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  1. "Two time Oscar winner Frederic Back dies". LA Times.com. Retrieved December 27, 2013.

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