Voice actress Lucille Bliss, who portrayed the title character of the first made-for-TV cartoon series, Crusader Rabbit (1949-51), died Thursday night, animator Dave Nimitz said. She was 96.Read More
Animator and director Margaret Nichols, an executive board member of The Animation Guild from 1980 to 1985, died November 5. She was 82.Read More
Jack Bosson, chair of Woodbury University’s animation department for three years, has died, cartoon historian Jerry Beck announced Monday evening.
His age was not immediately available.Read More
Character actor Leonard Termo, who appeared alongside Mickey Rourke in five 1980s films, died peacefully in his sleep Tuesday at his Santa Clarita, California home, his friend, actor Elias Koteas, said Friday. He was 77.Read More
Singer-songwriter William “Bill” Dees, co-writer with Roy Orbison of such global hits as “Oh, Pretty Woman” and “It’s Over,” died Wednesday night at a nursing facility in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He was 73.Read More