Director Gene Deitch, Oscar-winning animator, illustrator, filmmaker and children’s favorite cartoon ‘Tom and Jerry’, ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’, left the world at the age of 95.
He died suddenly Thursday night, Czech publisher Peter Hammel said. However, Mr Hammel did not say anything about the other details and the cause of death.
In 1960, Gene Deitch’s film ‘Monroe’ was nominated for an Oscar Award for Best Animated Film, and in 1964 two of her films were nominated for an Oscar Award.
Gene Deitch directed 13 episodes of children’s favorite cartoon ‘Tom and Jerry’, while he also directed a few episodes of the famous cartoon ‘Popeye the sailor man. Oscar-winning animator Gene, was also awarded the ‘The Winsor McCay Award’ in 2004.
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