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  • William Hanna
  • William Hanna
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  • William Denby "Bill" Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American animator, director, producer, voice actor, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of people for much of the 20th century. When he was a young child, Hanna's family moved frequently, but they settled in Compton, California, by 1919. There, Hanna became an Eagle Scout. Hanna graduated from Compton High School in 1928. He briefly attended Compton City College but dropped out at the onset of the Great Depression. .
  • Along with Barbera, Hanna served as executive producer of the The Flintstones and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, both of which used Jim Henson's Creature Shop for effects. Hanna appeared on-camera in both, as an angry boardroom executive in The Flintstones and a brief appearance with Barbera in Viva Rock Vegas. Along with Jim Henson, both Hanna and Barbera have been commemorated by The Television Academy Hall of Fame.
  • William Denby Hanna (July 14, 1910–March 22, 2001) was an American animation producer and the senior partner in Hanna-Barbera Productions.
  • After working odd jobs in the first months of the Depression, Hanna joined the Harman and Ising animation studio in 1930. During the 1930s, Hanna steadily gained skill and prominence while working on cartoons such as Captain and the Kids. In 1937, while working at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Hanna met Joseph Barbera. The two men began a collaboration that was at first best known for producing Tom and Jerry and live action films. In 1957, they co-founded Hanna-Barbera Productions, which became the most successful television animation studio in the business, producing programs such as The Flintstones, The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, The Smurfs, and The Yogi Bear Show.
  • William Denby "Bill" Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American Animator, director, producer, Voice actor, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of people for much of the 20th century. Hanna and Barbera won seven Academy Awards and eight Emmy Awards. Their cartoons have become cultural icons, and their cartoon characters have appeared in other media such as films, books, and toys. Hanna–Barbera's shows had a worldwide audience of over 300 million people in their 1960s heyday, and have been translated into more than 28 languages.
  • William "Bill" Hanna was an American animator, director, and producer. After directing several theatrical shorts for MGM's Tom and Jerry, with Joseph Barbera, they went onto established their own animation studio, Hanna-Barbera, creating such well-known household cartoon characters and shows of the 20th century, such as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, The Flintstones, Jonny Quest, and Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!.
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  • Irish-American
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  • Spouse
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  • 1910-07-14
  • Melrose, New Mexico, U.S.
  • William Denby Hanna
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  • Melrose, New Mexico, United States
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  • Ethnicity
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  • 2001-03-22
  • North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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  • 1930
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  • Born
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  • Animator, Director, Producer
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  • Died
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  • Years active
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  • Occupation
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  • American
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  • Nationality
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  • Violet Blanch Wogatzke
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  • 2001-03-22
Box Title
  • William Hanna
Job
  • Producer, director
Birth Date
  • 1910-07-14
death place
  • North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Spouse
  • Violet Blanch Wogatzke 1936–2001, his death, 2 children
Hair
  • White
Name
  • William Hanna
  • Hanna, William Denby
Ethnicity
DOB
  • 1910-07-14
LCCN
  • n/88/199658
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Years Active
  • 1932
Date of Death
  • 2001-03-22
Other Names
  • Bill
Birth Place
  • Melrose, New Mexico, U.S.
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  • 17407573
death date
  • 2001-03-22
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  • 190
  • 300
Place of Birth
  • Melrose, New Mexico, United States
Place of death
  • North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
restingplace
  • Ascension Cemetery
Children
  • David William Hanna and Bonnie Jean Williams
Occupation
  • * Animator * director * producer
ID
  • 360253
Death Cause
  • Throat cancer
Image File
  • WilliamHannaBW.jpg
Gender
  • Male
Birthname
  • William Denby Hanna
Date of Birth
  • 1910-07-14
Short Description
  • Animator and cartoonist, Distinguished Eagle Scout
Birth name
  • William Denby Hanna
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  • North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
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  • TBA
  • William Denby "Bill" Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American animator, director, producer, voice actor, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of people for much of the 20th century. When he was a young child, Hanna's family moved frequently, but they settled in Compton, California, by 1919. There, Hanna became an Eagle Scout. Hanna graduated from Compton High School in 1928. He briefly attended Compton City College but dropped out at the onset of the Great Depression. .
  • Along with Barbera, Hanna served as executive producer of the The Flintstones and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, both of which used Jim Henson's Creature Shop for effects. Hanna appeared on-camera in both, as an angry boardroom executive in The Flintstones and a brief appearance with Barbera in Viva Rock Vegas. Along with Jim Henson, both Hanna and Barbera have been commemorated by The Television Academy Hall of Fame.
  • William "Bill" Hanna was an American animator, director, and producer. After directing several theatrical shorts for MGM's Tom and Jerry, with Joseph Barbera, they went onto established their own animation studio, Hanna-Barbera, creating such well-known household cartoon characters and shows of the 20th century, such as Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, The Flintstones, Jonny Quest, and Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!. He directed the first two series of Scooby-Doo, before stepping down, while continuing to produce all productions involving the Scooby-Doo character until his death at 90 on March 22, 2001, due to esophageal cancer. The direct-to-video film, Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase was dedicated to him. After this, the company was fully absorbed into Warner Bros. Animation.
  • William Denby Hanna (July 14, 1910–March 22, 2001) was an American animation producer and the senior partner in Hanna-Barbera Productions.
  • William Denby "Bill" Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American Animator, director, producer, Voice actor, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of people for much of the 20th century. After working odd jobs in the first months of the Depression, Hanna joined the Harman and Ising animation studio in 1930. During the 1930s, Hanna steadily gained skill and prominence while working on cartoons such as Captain and the Kids. In 1937, while working at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Hanna met Joseph Barbera. The two men began a collaboration that was at first best known for producing Tom and Jerry and live action films. In 1957, they co-founded Hanna-Barbera, which became the most successful television animation studio in the business, producing programs such as The Flintstones, The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, The Smurfs, and Yogi Bear. In 1967, Hanna–Barbera was sold to Taft Broadcasting for $12 million, but Hanna and Barbera remained heads of the company until 1991. At that time, the studio was sold to Turner Broadcasting System, which in turn was merged with Time Warner in 1996; Hanna and Barbera stayed on as advisors. Hanna and Barbera won seven Academy Awards and eight Emmy Awards. Their cartoons have become cultural icons, and their cartoon characters have appeared in other media such as films, books, and toys. Hanna–Barbera's shows had a worldwide audience of over 300 million people in their 1960s heyday, and have been translated into more than 28 languages.
  • After working odd jobs in the first months of the Depression, Hanna joined the Harman and Ising animation studio in 1930. During the 1930s, Hanna steadily gained skill and prominence while working on cartoons such as Captain and the Kids. In 1937, while working at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Hanna met Joseph Barbera. The two men began a collaboration that was at first best known for producing Tom and Jerry and live action films. In 1957, they co-founded Hanna-Barbera Productions, which became the most successful television animation studio in the business, producing programs such as The Flintstones, The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, The Smurfs, and The Yogi Bear Show. In 1967, Hanna–Barbera was sold to Taft Broadcasting for $12 million, but Hanna and Barbera remained heads of the company until 1991. At that time, the studio was sold to Turner Broadcasting System, which in turn was merged with Time Warner, owners of Hanna's first employer Warner Bros., in 1996; Hanna and Barbera stayed on as advisors. Hanna and Barbera won seven Academy Awards and eight Emmy Awards. Their cartoons have become cultural icons, and their cartoon characters have appeared in other media such as films, books, and toys. Hanna–Barbera's shows had a worldwide audience of over 300 million people in their 1960s heyday, and have been translated into more than 28 languages.
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