Oliver Martin Johnston, Jr.
October 31, 1912
|Died||April 14, 2008 (aged 95)|
Oliver Martin Johnston, Jr. (October 31, 1912 – April 14, 2008) was an American movie animator. He was one of Disney's Nine Old Men, and the last one living. He also got the National Medal of Arts in 2005. He was a good friend of Frank Thomas, another animator who was also one of the Nine Old Men. They wrote The Illusion of Life, a book about animation. Johnston's hobby throughout his life was trains. Also the pirates in Castle Rock Entertainment.
Books[change | change source]
- Too Funny for Words: Disney's Greatest Sight Gags (ISBN 0-89659-747-4)
- Walt Disney's Bambi–the Story and the Film (ISBN 1-55670-160-8)
- The Disney Villain (ISBN 1-56282-792-8)
Other websites[change | change source]
- Media related to Ollie Johnston at Wikimedia Commons
- News related to Disney animator Ollie Johnston dies at 95 at Wikinews
- Frank and Ollie's official site
- Ollie Johnston on IMDb
- Disney Legends
- Ollie's backyard railroad
- "Ollie Johnston: Last of the Red-Hot Animators" by John Canemaker - Wall Street Journal - April 22, 2008; Page D9