Jimmy Murakami

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Jimmy Murakami
Born
Teruaki Murakami

(1933-06-05)June 5, 1933
DiedFebruary 16, 2014(2014-02-16) (aged 80)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationAnimator, Designer, Artist, Director
Known forFounder 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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  1. ""When the Wind Blows" Director Jimmy Murakami, RIP". cartoonbrew.com. 2014-02-16. Retrieved 2014-02-16.

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