Frank Thomas

Screenwriter / Pianist | * 09/05/1912 († 92, 09/08/2004) | Fresno, California, USA
Franklin Rosborough "Frank" Thomas (September 5, 1912 – September 8, 2004) was an American animator and pianist. He was one of Walt Disney's leading team of animators known as the Nine Old Men. ()

Born in Fresno, California, Frank Thomas attended Stanford University, where he was a member of Theta Delta Chi fraternity and worked on campus humor magazine The Stanford Chaparral with Ollie Johnston. After graduating from Stanford, he attended Chouinard Art Institute, then joined The Walt Disney Company on September 24, 1934 as employee number 224. There he animated dozens of feature films and shorts, and also was a member of the Dixieland band Firehouse Five Plus Two, playing the piano.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Kids & Family | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Frank Thomas

Disney Legends Winsor Mccay Award Yellow Kid Award

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Movies with Frank Thomas as Actor(10)

Movies with Frank Thomas as Crew(43)

Crew/Thanks2004 The Incredibles
Writing/Story1987 DTV Monster Hits
Crew/Supervising Animator1981 The Fox and the Hound
Visual Effects/Animation1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Writing/Author1977 The Rescuers
Visual Effects/Animation1977 The Rescuers
Visual Effects/Animation1973 Robin Hood
Writing/Screenplay1970 The Aristocats
Visual Effects/Animation1970 The Aristocats
Visual Effects/Animation Director1968 Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day
Visual Effects/Animation Director1967 The Jungle Book
Visual Effects/Animation1964 Mary Poppins
Visual Effects/Animation1963 The Sword in the Stone
Visual Effects/Animation1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Visual Effects/Animation1959 Sleeping Beauty
Visual Effects/Animation1955 Lady and the Tramp
Visual Effects/Animation1953 Peter Pan
Visual Effects/Animation1951 Alice in Wonderland
Visual Effects/Animation Director1950 Cinderella
Visual Effects/Animation1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
Visual Effects/Animation Director1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
Visual Effects/Animation1949 The Wind in the Willows
Visual Effects/Animation1946 In Dutch
Visual Effects/Animation1945 The Flying Gauchito
Visual Effects/Animation1944 The Three Caballeros
Visual Effects/Animation1943 Education for Death
Visual Effects/Animation1943 The Winged Scourge
Visual Effects/Animation1943 Victory Vehicles
Crew/Supervising Animator1942 Bambi
Visual Effects/Animation1940 Pinocchio
Visual Effects/Animation Director1940 Pinocchio
Visual Effects/Animation1940 Fantasia
Visual Effects/Animation1939 The Practical Pig
Visual Effects/Animation1939 The Pointer
Visual Effects/Animation1938 Brave Little Tailor
Visual Effects/Animation Director1937 Mother Hen's Holiday
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Little Hiawatha
Visual Effects/Animation1936 More Kittens
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Mickey's Elephant
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Mickey's Circus
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Music Land
Visual Effects/Animation Production Assistant1935 The Cookie Carnival

Full Name: Franklin Thomas
Born: Thursday, 09/05 1912 (September) in Santa Monica
Died: Wednesday, 09/08 2004 (September) in La Cañada Flintridge (aged: 92)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Stanford University, Chouinard Art Institute
Employer: The Walt Disney Studios, The Walt Disney Studios
Member of: Firehouse Five Plus Two
Children: Theodore Thomas
Student of: Fred Moore
Influenced by/Role models: Hamilton Luske, Bill Tytla
Other names for Frank Thomas (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Franklin Rosborough Thomas"
"Franklin Thomas"
"Frank Thomas (animator)"
Frank Thomas frequently works together with these people:
Walt Disney (36x, Crew)
Ollie Johnston (32x, Crew)
Milt Kahl (24x, Crew)
John Lounsbery (23x, Crew)
Eric Larson (21x, Crew)
Ward Kimball (16x, Crew)
Ken Anderson (15x, Crew)
Clarence Nash (14x, Actor)
Les Clark (14x, Crew)
Clyde Geronimi (12x, Crew)

Other people with this name: Frank Thomas (US)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:29262, Added: 05/09/2018, Last updated: 10/08/2020