American animator Jack Zander dies, aged 99
Thursday, December 20, 2007
, the animator whose career lasted from the "golden age" of theatrical animation into the 1980s, has died at the age of 99 on Monday, December 17.
Born in May of 1908, he helped animate thecartoons with and , including (1940), The Night Before Christmas (1941), (1942), and (1943).
Zander was nominated for an Outstanding Animated Programin 1981 for Gnomes, and in 1984 he won the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists' Golden Award.