Joseph Barbera in 1993
|Born||Joseph Roland Barbera|
March 24, 1911
New York City, U.S.
|Died||December 18, 2006 (aged 95)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Animator, director, producer|
|Spouse(s)||Dorothy Earl (c. 1935–1963) |
Sheila Holden (1963–2006)
Joseph Roland "Joe" Barbera (March 24, 1911 – December 18, 2006) was an Italian American animator, cartoon artist, storyboard artist, director, producer, and co-founder, together with William Hanna, of Hanna-Barbera. He was born in Manhattan and raised in Flatbush, Brooklyn. 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.