Bill Melendez

Mexican-american Animator + Film Director + Film Producer
Born Nov 15, 1916

José Cuauhtémoc "Bill" Meléndez was a Mexican-American character animator, film director, voice artist and producer, known for his cartoons for Warner Brothers, UPA and the Peanuts series. Melendez provided the voices of Snoopy and Woodstock in the latter as well.… Read More

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1916 Birth Born on November 15, 1916.


1948 31 Years Old When the number of animation units at Warner Bros. was reduced from four to three in 1948, Melendez, after being moved to Robert McKimson's unit for a time, moved over to United Productions of America (UPA) where he animated on cartoons such as Gerald McBoing-Boing (1950). … Read More


1963 46 Years Old In 1963, Melendez founded his own studio in the basement of his Hollywood home. … Read More


2008 92 Years Old On September 2, 2008, Melendez died at his home in Santa Monica at the age of 91. … Read More
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