Joseph Barbera

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Joseph Barbera

Joseph Barbera in 1993
Born Joseph Roland Barbera
March 24, 1911(1911-03-24)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died December 18, 2006(2006-12-18) (aged 95)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity Italian
Occupation Animator, director, producer
Spouse Dorothy Earl (c. 1935–1963)
Sheila Holden (1963–2006)

Joseph Roland "Joe" Barbera (March 24, 1911December 18, 2006) was an Italian American animator, cartoon artist, storyboard artist, director, producer, and co-founder, together with William Hanna, of Hanna-Barbera. The studio produced well-known cartoons such as Tom and Jerry, The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo as well as the musical film, Charlotte's Web.

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