Bob Clampett

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Robert (Bob) Clampett (May 8, 1913 - May 4, 1984) was an American puppeteer, animator, and director and producer.[1] He was one of the important people in the history of American animation. He claimed to have invented the characters of Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny.[1]

Born in San Diego, California, in 1913 Clampett held a number of jobs including a newspaper cartoonist, and at Disney, before becoming an animator for Harman-Ising.[1]

He died in Detroit, Michigan, in 1984.[1]

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