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Frank Thomas
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Thomas in 1974
BornSeptember 5, 1912(1912-09-05)
DiedSeptember 8, 2004(2004-09-08) (aged 92)

Franklin "Frank" Thomas (September 5, 1912 – September 8, 2004) was an American movie animator. He was one of Disney's Nine Old Men. He worked on many Disney movies until he retired in 1978. Later on, he wrote the animation book The Illusion of Life with good friend and fellow animator Ollie Johnston. Animator Chuck Jones once said that Thomas was the "Laurence Olivier of all animators."

Animated Films

  • Forget Paris (1995) - the voice of Pirates
  • The Luke Movie (2000) - the voice of Train Engineer #2
  • Logan and Luke (2000) - the voice of Train Engineer #2

Books (all with Johnston)

  • The Illusion Of Life
  • Too Funny For Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags
  • The Disney Villain (

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    ISBN 1-56282-792-8)
  • Bambi: The Story and the Film, along with a flip book

References

  1. Obituary, Associated Press, Variety magazine

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