September 09, 2004

Disney Animator Frank Thomas Dies

Frank Thomas, one of Walt Disney's original "Nine Old Men" animators, has died at age 92.

Just a few of his memorable animation projects during his 43 years at Disney include:

- "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"
- "Pinocchio" (I've got no strings on me!)
- "Lady and the Tramp" eating spaghetti
- The penguins who danced with Dick Van Dyke in "Mary Poppins"
- Thumper teaching "Bambi" how to skate on ice
- The Queen of Hearts in "Alice in Wonderland" (Off with his head!)
- Captain Hook in "Peter Pan"
- and on and on ...

Frank, your immortality is assured. Rest In Peace.


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