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Overview (3)

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (heart failure during surgery)
Birth NameJohn Mitchell Lounsbery

Mini Bio (1)

John Lounsbery was born on March 9, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as John Mitchell Lounsbery. He is known for his work on The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), The Rescuers (1977) and Mary Poppins (1964). He was married to Florence Louise Hurd. He died on February 13, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Florence Louise Hurd (7 December 1935 - 13 February 1976) ( his death) ( 3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Animated his characters using graphite pencils giving his drawings a distinctive bold and powerful feel

Trivia (7)

Was part of the inner circle of Disney animators, known as the "nine old men".
Employed at Walt Disney Productions from July 2, 1935 until his death on February 13, 1976.
His wife Florence was a color model designer at Harman-Ising Studios until 1937.
John and Florence Lounsbery's children are Kenneth, Andrea and John K.
After his death, Florence married Disney screenwriter Melvin Shaw.
Named a Disney Legend [1989]
He was the first of "The Nine Old Men" to pass away.

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