William Hanna


Age: 90


Summary: pioneering animator who, with his partner, Joseph Barbera, masterminded the cartoon characters Yogi Bear, Scooby-Doo, and Tom and Jerry, but whose Tom and Jerry cartoons won seven Oscars, and their film Anchors Aweigh (1945) combined animation with live action for the first time, which the Hanna-Barbera team won seven Emmy Awards, including the first for an animated series The Huckleberry Hound Show.



Cause of Death: Throat cancer


Born: July 14, 1910


Died: March 21, 2001


Location: North Hollywood, California