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Ollie Johnston

American motion picture animator / director

Oliver Martin Johnston, Jr. (October 31, 1912April 14, 2008) was an American movie animator. He was one of Disney's Nine Old Men, and the last one living. He also got the National Medal of Arts in 2005. He was a good friend of Frank Thomas, another animator who was also one of the Nine Old Men. They wrote The Illusion of Life, a book about animation. Johnston's hobby throughout his life was trains. Also the pirates in Castle Rock Entertainment.

Ollie Johnston
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Born
Oliver Martin Johnston, Jr.

(1912-10-31)October 31, 1912
DiedApril 14, 2008(2008-04-14) (aged 95)

BooksEdit

  • Too Funny for Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags (ISBN 0-89659-747-4)
  • Walt Disney's Bambi–the Story and the Film (ISBN 1-55670-160-8)
  • The Disney Villain (ISBN 1-56282-792-8)

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Ollie Johnston at Wikimedia Commons
  News related to Disney animator Ollie Johnston dies at 95 at Wikinews