Tom & Jerry Director Sadly Passed away
Tom & Jerry Director Gene Deitch has sadly passed away at the age of 95 (1924-2020).
The Oscar-winning director took his last breath on Thursday night at his apartment in Prague.
Gene’s friend, a Czech publisher, Petr Himmel, explained that Gene died “unexpectedly”
He was survived by his wife and three sons from his first marriage.
Gene is mostly known for directing a number of episodes of beloved children’s
cartoon series Tom & Jerry.
Beside Tom & Jerry, he was also a part of Popeye team,
and has directed the series too.
He was a legend and a Hero and Mentor to many cartoons. Now in the many industry and animation
Gene was an American born Czech illustrator, animator, comic artist, and well-known film director.
His movie Murano won the Academy Award for Best Animation Short Film in 1960.
Also, Gene was nominated for the same award twice for ” Here’s Nudnik” and “How to Avoid Friendship”
Previously he had also created Tom Terrific series A& Sidney’s Family Tree
which was also nominated for an Academy Award 1958.
If you never watch Tom and Jerry another spider you had the problem.
Gene was a beloved animator, comic artist, and well-known film director
whose passing would be a huge loss for the entertainment industry.
Fan’s prayers and blessing are with the Gene family and Friends.