Notable People of Hanha Barbara

by AlexHartsell | created - 10 Oct 2012 | updated - 17 Oct 2012 | Public

A list of famous animators who worked at Hanha Barbara and one of the animators is my least favorite. Hanha Barbara may of made some bad animation but that's what made it good and classic. It is one of my favorite animation studios next to Studio Ghibli and TVC London.

1. William Hanna

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

William Hanna was born on July 14, 1910 in Melrose, New Mexico, USA as William Denby Hanna. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), The Flintstones (1994) and The Smurfs (1981). He was married to Violet Blanch Wogatzke. He died on March 22, 2001 in North Hollywood...


2. Joseph Barbera

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Joseph Barbera was born on March 24, 1911 in Little Italy, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Roland Barbera. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), The Smurfs (1981) and Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004). He was married to Sheila Holden and ...


3. John Kricfalusi

Animation_department | The Ren & Stimpy Show

Canadian-born cartoon cartoonist Kricfalusi began his career by working on low end Saturday morning cartoons like The Jetsons (1962) revival and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972). In 1987, Kricfalusi's mentor, Ralph Bakshi, "saved" him by hiring him as supervising director on his show Mighty ...

4. Ralph Bakshi

Director | Wizards

Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. Born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Bakshi grew up in Brownsville after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and was later transferred to the High School of ...

5. Genndy Tartakovsky

Producer | Samurai Jack

Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...

6. Craig McCracken

Writer | Dexter's Laboratory

Craig McCracken has been interested in drawing and animation since the age of three. Some of his sources of inspiration are Japanese anime, Super Friends (1973), Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) and Little Golden Books. After briefly considering a career as a comic book illustrator, McCracken studied ...

7. Tom Warburton

Animation_department | Codename: Kids Next Door

Tom Warburton is the creator of Cartoon Network's sooper giant hit original series Codename: Kids Next Door. Mr. Warburton has previously served as a director for Cartoon Network's Sheep in The Big City, lead character designer for Disney's Pepper Ann, and spent five years at commercial studio J.J....

8. Van Partible

Writer | Johnny Bravo

Van Partible was born on December 13, 1971 in Manila, Philippines as Efram Giovanni Bravo Partible. He is a writer and director, known for Johnny Bravo (1997), What a Cartoon! (1995) and The Amazon Women (1997).

9. Seth MacFarlane

Writer | Family Guy

Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born in the small New England town of Kent, Connecticut, where he lived with his mother, Ann Perry (Sager), an admissions office worker, his father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, a prep school teacher, and his sister, Rachael MacFarlane, now a voice actress and singer. He ...

Loved his old Family Guy better than his new. Also the first Hanha Barbara animator to host the Academy Awards.

10. David Feiss

Producer | Cow and Chicken

David Feiss was born on April 16, 1959 in Sacramento, California, USA as David Michael Feiss. He is known for his work on Cow and Chicken (1995), Astro Boy (2009) and Heavy Metal (1981). He has been married to Annmarie Ashkar McCarty since 2009. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

11. John Dilworth

Writer | Courage the Cowardly Dog

John Dilworth was born on February 14, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA as John R. Dilworth. He is known for his work on Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999), The Dirdy Birdy (1995) and The Chicken from Outer Space (1996).

Famous one who help the studio received their first Oscar nomination for "The Chicken from Outer Space".

12. Butch Hartman

Animation_department | The Fairly OddParents

Butch Hartman was born on January 10, 1965 in Highland Park, Michigan, USA as Elmer Earl Hartman IV. He is known for his work on The Fairly OddParents (2001), Danny Phantom (2004) and Dexter's Laboratory (1996).

My least favorite animator and hate all of his products (but loved some things of Danny Phantom). Why? The jokes in them are horrible, the animation in them is crap, the stories are forgettable, and the characters in them are dumb, mean sprited, unfunny and boring as hell. The only cool thing in Danny Phantom were the ghosts.

13. Robert Alvarez

Animation_department | Samurai Jack

Robert Alvarez is an American animator, television director, and writer. He began his career as an assistant animator for Yellow Submarine (1968) starring The Beatles. Since then, he has worked on many animated television series, including Super Friends (1973), The Smurfs (1981), G.I. Joe: A Real ...

14. Patrick A. Ventura

Writer | Aladdin

Patrick A. Ventura is known for his work on Aladdin (1992), What a Cartoon! (1995) and Jamal the Funny Frog: Dentist (2002).

15. Tony Collingwood

Director | Ruff-Ruff Tweet and Dave

Tony Collingwood is a director and writer, known for Ruff-Ruff Tweet and Dave (2015), Rarg (1988) and The Secret Show (2006).

21. Steven Bochco

Writer | Hill Street Blues

Attended Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie-Mellon U) as a playwriting major. Barbara Bosson, Michael Tucker, Bruce Weitz and Charles Haid were classmates; he and Tucker drove cross-country to Hollywood for full-time jobs at Universal, where Bochco would remain for 12 years. In 1978, he moved to MTM ...

22. Nat Mauldin

Writer | Barney Miller

Nat Mauldin is a writer and producer, known for Barney Miller (1975), Open Season (2006) and Doctor Dolittle (1998).

25. Paul Schibli

Animation_department | Tooth Fairy, Where Are You?

He is from the small town of Russell, Ontario Canada (about 30 min from Ottawa). He has 3 children, Lorrie, Heather, and Kylie.

26. Bill Kroyer

Director | FernGully: The Last Rainforest

Bill Kroyer was nominated for an Academy Award for his short film Technological Threat, the first film to combine 2D and CG animated characters. He directed Ferngully, The Last Rainforest, as well as dozens of commercials and animated feature film credit sequences. As Señior Animation Director at ...

27. George Scribner

Writer | The Lion King

George Scribner is known for his work on The Lion King (1994), Oliver & Company (1988) and Heavy Metal (1981).

28. Phil Robinson

Art_department | Hubert's Brain

Phil Robinson is known for his work on Hubert's Brain (2001), Casper (1995) and The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (1995). He died on January 29, 2015.

30. Scott Jeralds

Art_department | Freakazoid!

Scott Jeralds is known for his work on Freakazoid! (1995), Static Shock (2000) and The Secret Saturdays (2008).

31. Paul Sabella

Animation_department | Heavy Metal

Paul Sabella is known for his work on Heavy Metal (1981), RoboCop: Alpha Commando (1998) and The Smurfs (1981).

32. Phil Mendez

Animation_department | FernGully: The Last Rainforest

Phil Mendez is known for his work on FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992), Kissyfur (1985) and Hong Kong Phooey (1974).

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