Bud Luckey

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Bud Luckey
Born William Luckey
(1934-07-28)July 28, 1934
Billings, Montana
Died February 24, 2018(2018-02-24) (aged 83)
Newtown, Connecticut
Nationality American
Education Chouinard Art Institute
Alma mater University of Southern California
Occupation Animator, designer, artist, animation director, actor
Years active 1961–2014
Children Andy Luckey
Awards Annie Award (2004), Clio Award (1966)

William "Bud" Luckey (July 28, 1934 – February 24, 2018) was an American cartoonist, animator, singer, musician, composer, and actor who is known for designing some of the Disney-Pixar characters such as in Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., Ratatouille, Toy Story 2, and in Toy Story 3. He won an Clio Award and an Annie Award in 2004.

Luckey was born on July 28, 1934 in Billings, Montana.[1] He studied at Chouinard Art Institute and at University of Southern California. He had a son, Andy. Luckey died after stroke-related complications in Newtown, Connecticut on February 24, 2018 at the age of 83.[2]

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  1. "Bud Luckey". Montana Kids. Montana Office of Tourism. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  2. "Bud Luckey, Oscar-Nominated Animator Who Designed Woody for 'Toy Story,' Dies at 83". The Hollywood Reporter. February 25, 2018. Retrieved February 25, 2018. 

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