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Disney Animator Ken Walker Passes Away at 91

27 August 2012 No Comment

Former Disney animator and director Ken Walker, who worked on classics including Alice in Wonderland and Fantasia, passed away on August 18 at the age of 91.

Walker worked for Disney from 1940-42, and again from 1945 to 1952. Additionally, he was filmed as one of Disney’s leading animators on the “Disney Cartoons” episode of You Asked For It, available on YouTube.

In addition to his work for Disney, he also worked for Columbia Pictures and Hanna-Barbera. Additionally, he founded Funnybone Films in 1981 and remained the owner of the company for 20 years.

Walker is survived by his wife, son, two daughters, a brother and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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