April 25, 2001 |
Back surgery kept four-time Academy Award-winning animator Chuck Jones from attending the Orange County Arts Awards April 19 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Newport Beach. Jones was named a Cultural Legacy Award winner at the event where arts visionaries Don and Joan Beall and Mary M. Muth also were recognized. About 400 people attended the event, which was chaired by Catherine Thyen.
May 19, 2010 |
What's your favorite animated movie? Chances are, the team behind it was influenced by stop-motion and visual effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen, with maybe a dash of Looney Tunes titan Chuck Jones thrown in. And now you can see why. Two exhibitions curated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — "The Fantastical Worlds of Ray Harryhausen" and "Chuck Jones: An Animator's Life From A to Z-Z-Z-Z" — will display sketches, animation...
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February 23, 2002 |
Chuck Jones, the animator who helped give life to that wascally wabbit, the portly pig, the lisping duck and the tormented coyote, died Friday in his Corona del Mar home. He was 89. The three-time Oscar winner, whose career spanned more than 60 years and involved the creation of more than 300 animated films, died of congestive heart failure. His wife of 20 years, Marian, was at his side.
March 26, 1997
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will salute award-winning animator Chuck Jones on Thursday with a screening of the theatrical version of "Peter and the Wolf" at the Academy Plaza Theatre. The 7:30 p.m. screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the film's creators. Stars of the 1996 film--including Kirstie Alley, Lloyd Bridges and Ross Mallinger--are expected to attend the event, which will be hosted by Roddy McDowall. Tickets are $15. Information: (818) 754-2890.
August 17, 2000 |
Chuck Jones, the creative force behind such classic Looney Tunes cartoon characters as Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Pepe Le Pew and Marvin the Martian, has created a new animated character for the Web. The brainchild of the 87-year-old Jones, Timber Wolf will appear in a 13-episode online series on Warner Bros. Online and Entertaindom.com starting in late November.
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August 22, 2006 |
Chuck Jones, 65, an actor and vocal coach who worked with Edie Falco, William Hurt and Stanley Tucci, among others, died of heart failure Aug. 14 at his home in Kingston, N.Y. Born Charles Albertson Jones, he spent more than a decade acting in theater, television and films. He appeared in more than 40 productions on stages in New York and London from 1963 to 1974.