Happy Birthday, Chuck Jones

Charles Martin “Chuck” Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most memorably of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for the Warner Brothers cartoon studio.

In 1966, he produced and directed the TV special “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

He directed the Rudyard Kipling book adaptation of “Riki Tiki Tavi“, which was released on January 9, 1975

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