Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Disney pioneer Ollie Johnston has died

April 16 2008

In Washington Oliver Martin Johnston jr. has died at the age of 95.

In the thirties Ollie Johnston was one of the pioneers of animationmovies, and he became one of the 9 best artists of the Walt Disneystudios.

He contributed to Snow White, Fantasia, Bambi, Pinokkio, Alice in Wonderland, and many others untill 1977.

In 2005 he was decorated with the National Medal of Arts, the best acknowledgement an artist can revceive in the USA.

The man who brought Bambi to life has died from natural causes.


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