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Bill Melendez

Animator / Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Actor | * 11/15/1916 († 91, 09/02/2008) | Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)
José Cuauhtémoc "Bill" Melendez (November 15, 1916 – September 2, 2008) was an American character animator, voice actor, film director and producer. Melendez is known for working on the Peanuts animated specials. Before Peanuts, he previously worked as an animator for Walt Disney Productions, Warner Bros. Cartoons, and UPA. Melendez provided the voices of Snoopy and Woodstock in the latter as well. In a career spanning over 60 years, he won six Primetime Emmy Awards and was nominated for thirteen more. In addition, he was nominated for an Oscar and five Grammy Awards. The two Peanuts specials, A Charlie Brown Christmas and What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?, which he directed, were each honored with a Peabody Award. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Kids & Family | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Bill Melendez

Winsor McCay Award Academy Award for Best Original Song Score

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Movies with Bill Melendez as Actor(51)

as Self (archive footage)2015 It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)2015 The Peanuts Movie
as Snoopy (voice)2006 He's a Bully, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock2002 Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)1994 You're in the Super Bowl, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)1992 It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock1990 Why, Charlie Brown, Why?
as Woodstock (voice) (uncredited)1988 Snoopy: The Musical
as Snoopy/Woodstock (voice)1988 The Mayflower Voyagers
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice) (uncredited)1985 You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Spike / Woodstock (voice)1985 Snoopy's Getting Married, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)1984 It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown
as Woodstock/Snoopy1983 What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice) (uncredited)1983 It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy (voice)1983 Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown?
as Snoopy (voice)1982 A Charlie Brown Celebration
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)1981 Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)1981 It's Magic, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)1980 She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy (voice)1978 What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy1978 Tooth Brushing
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice) (uncredited)1977 It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock1977 Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice)1975 Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice) (uncredited)1975 You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock1974 It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock (voice) (uncredited)1973 A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
as Snoopy / Woodstock1972 You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy / Woodstock1972 Snoopy, Come Home
as Snoopy (voice)1967 You're in Love, Charlie Brown
as Snoopy (voice)1965 A Charlie Brown Christmas

TV Shows/Series with Bill Melendez as Actor(1)

Movies with Bill Melendez as Crew(85)

Directing/Director2017 Ein schrecklich reiches Paar
Visual Effects/Animation2017 Ein schrecklich reiches Paar
Directing/Director2006 He's a Bully, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director2002 A Charlie Brown Valentine
Directing/Director2000 It's the Pied Piper, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1992 Frosty Returns
Production/Producer1990 Why, Charlie Brown, Why?
Production/Producer1989 Cathy's Valentine
Production/Producer1988 Cathy's Last Resort
Production/Producer1987 Cathy
Directing/Director1986 Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1986 Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1985 The Romance of Betty Boop
Production/Producer1985 You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1984 It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1984 It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1983 It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1983 It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1983 Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown?
Directing/Director1982 A Charlie Brown Celebration
Directing/Director1981 No Man's Valley
Production/Producer1981 It's Magic, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1980 She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1979 You're the Greatest, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1979 Charlie Brown Clears the Air
Directing/Director1978 What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1978 Tooth Brushing
Production/Producer1977 It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1977 Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1977 Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1975 Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done
Production/Producer1975 Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
Production/Producer1975 You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1973 A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
Production/Producer1973 A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
Directing/Director1972 You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1972 Snoopy, Come Home
Production/Producer1972 Snoopy, Come Home
Directing/Director1971 Play It Again, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1970 The Rainbow Bear
Production/Producer1970 The Rainbow Bear
Visual Effects/Animation1970 The Rainbow Bear
Art/Art Designer1970 The Rainbow Bear
Production/Producer1969 It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1969 A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1968 He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown
Production/Executive Producer1968 He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1967 You're in Love, Charlie Brown
Directing/Director1966 Charlie Brown's All-Stars
Production/Producer1966 Charlie Brown's All-Stars
Directing/Director1965 A Charlie Brown Christmas
Production/Producer1965 A Charlie Brown Christmas
Visual Effects/Animation Director1963 A Boy Named Charlie Brown
Visual Effects/Animation1954 Ballet-Oop
Visual Effects/Animation1954 It's Everybody's Business
Visual Effects/Animation1949 A Ham in a Role
Visual Effects/Animation1948 Bone Sweet Bone
Visual Effects/Animation1948 Dough Ray Me-ow
Visual Effects/Animation1946 The Great Piggy Bank Robbery
Visual Effects/Animation1946 Book Revue
Visual Effects/Animation1946 The Big Snooze
Visual Effects/Animation1945 Wagon Heels
Visual Effects/Animation1943 Falling Hare

TV Shows/Series with Bill Melendez as Crew(2)

Production/Producer1988 Garfield and Friends
Directing/Director1988 This Is America, Charlie Brown

Born: Wednesday, 11/15 1916 (November) in Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)
Died: Tuesday, 09/02 2008 (September) in Santa Monica (aged: 91)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Chouinard Art Institute, Douglas High School
Employer: University of Southern California, Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros. Cartoons, UPA, John Sutherland Productions
Children: Steven C. Melendez
Other names for Bill Melendez (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"J.C. Melendez"
"J.C. Meléndez"
"José Cuauhtémoc Melendez"
"José Luis Cuauhtémoc Meléndez"
"Bill" (Nickname)
"Bill Meléndez" (Pseudonym)
Bill Melendez frequently works together with these people:
Charles M. Schulz (56x, Crew)
Lee Mendelson (34x, Crew)
Phil Roman (16x, Crew)
Vince Guaraldi (14x, Crew)
Mel Blanc (10x, Actor)
Treg Brown (10x, Crew)
Peter Robbins (9x, Actor)
Ed Bogas (9x, Crew)
Nick Vasu (9x, Crew)
Sally Dryer (8x, Actress)
Carl W. Stalling (8x, Crew)
Jim Davis (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9282, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 01/01/2022