Jimmy Murakami

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Jimmy Murakami
Born Teruaki Murakami
(1933-06-05)June 5, 1933
San Jose, California, U.S.
Died February 16, 2014(2014-02-16) (aged 80)
Nationality American
Occupation Animator, Designer, Artist, Director
Known for Founder of Fred Wolf Films Dublin
Spouse(s) Ethna Murakami

Teruaki "Jimmy" Murakami, (村上輝明 Murakami Teruaki, June 5, 1933 – February 16, 2014) was a Japanese American animator and director. He is best-known for the animated adaptations of the Raymond Briggs books When the Wind Blows and The Snowman. He formed Murakami-Wolf Films with Fred Wolf.

He died in 2014, aged 80.[1]

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