WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT ANIMATOR RICHARD WILLIAMS DEAD AT 86
Canadian-born Oscar winner helped revitalize Disney’s animation department in the 1980s
Richard Williams, a Canadian-British animator whose work on the bouncing cartoon bunny in Who Framed Roger Rabbit helped blur the boundaries between the animated world and our own, has died. He was 86 years old.
The Oscar-winning artist died from cancer at his home in Bristol, England, on Friday, his daughter Natasha Sutton Williams said Saturday. READ MORE
ROGER RABBIT ANIMATOR RICHARD WILLIAMS DIES AT 86
Williams, who was born in Toronto but moved to the UK in the 1950s, won two Oscars and a Bafta for his work as animation director on the 1988 film, which starred Bob Hoskins.
The triple Oscar and triple Bafta winner also worked on two of the Pink Panther films and Casino Royale. Williams died at his home in Bristol on Friday, his family announced. READ MORE
‘WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?’ ANIMATOR RICHARD WILLIAMS DIES, AGED 86
Renowned animator Richard Williams, best known for his work on “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” died Friday at his home in Bristol, England, Variety has confirmed. He was 86.
Williams was a distinguished animator, director, producer, author and teacher whose work has garnered three Oscars and three BAFTA Awards. READ MORE