William Hanna Rank
About William Hanna
William Hanna got his start in animation in 1930 as a 20-year-old employee of the Harman and Ising studio, where he got to work on the cartoon series, “Captain and the Kids”. He met his future long-term collaborator, Joseph Barbera when he was employed at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) in 1937. They established the Hanna-Barbera studio, through which they worked on successful animated shows such as “The Jetsons”, “The Flintstones”, “Scooby-Doo” and “The Smurfs”. Prior to the establishment of their studio, the pair had worked on “Tom and Jerry”.
He was the son of Avice Joyce Denby and William John Hanna. He had six siblings. He was married to Violet Blanch Wogatzke from 1936 until his death. They had two children together.
He is an inductee of the Television Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Together with Barbera, he received eight Emmy Awards and seven Academy Awards.
What caused William Hanna’s death?
He died on March 22, 2001 from esophageal cancer.
William Hanna Rank
F.A.Q. about William Hanna
When is his birthday?
William Hanna's birthday is on July 14, 1910.
In how many days is his birthday?
William's birthday is in 217 days
How old was William when he died?
He was 90 years old.
When did he die?
He died in March 22, 2001.
How old would he be today?
William Hanna would be 111 years old if he was alive today.
Where was William from?
He was born in Melrose, New Mexico, U.S..
William Hanna's Popularity
William Hanna was a famous American animator, director, producer, and actor, co-founded Hanna-Barbera, who was born on July 14, 1910. As a person born on this date, William Hanna is listed in our database as the 62nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 14) and the 22nd most popular for the year (1910).
People born on July 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. William Hanna is the 1939th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to William Hanna's birthday, William Hanna is the 11381st most famous American.
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