Tex Avery

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Tex Avery
Born Frederick Bean Avery
(1908-02-26)February 26, 1908
Taylor, Texas
Died August 26, 1980(1980-08-26) (aged 72)
Burbank, California
Cause of death Lung cancer
Resting place Forest Lawn – Hollywood Hills Cemetery
Nationality American
Other names Fred Avery
Occupation Animator, animation director, cartoonist, voice actor
Years active 1930–1980
Spouse(s) Patricia Avery (m. 1935–72)
Children

Tim Avery
(born 1947-48 - died 1972)
Nancy Avery-Arkley
(born (1950-05-08)May 8, 1950

)

Frederick Bean "Fred/Tex" Avery (February 26, 1908Tuesday, August 26, 1980) was an American animator, cartoonist, and director. He is famous for creating animated cartoons during the Golden Age of Hollywood. He did his most major work for the Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios. He created the characters of Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, and Droopy. His had an effect on almost all of the animated cartoon series by various studios in the 1940s and 1950s.

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