Ollie Johnston

Film Director / Artist | * 10/31/1912 († 95, 04/14/2008) | Palo Alto - California - USA
Oliver Martin Johnston Jr. (October 31, 1912 – April 14, 2008), nicknamed "Ollie", was an American motion picture animator. He was one of Disney's Nine Old Men, and the last surviving at the time of his death from natural causes. He was recognized by The Walt Disney Company with its Disney Legend Award in 1989. His work was recognized with the National Medal of Arts in 2005. ()

Born in Palo Alto, California, Johnston attended Stanford University, where he worked on the campus humor magazine Stanford Chaparral with fellow future animator Frank Thomas, then transferred to the Chouinard Art Institute in his senior year.[5] Ollie married a fellow Disney employee, ink and paint artist Marie Worthey, in 1943.

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

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Awards & Nominations for Ollie Johnston

National Medal of Arts Disney Legends Winsor Mccay Award Yellow Kid Award

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Movies with Ollie Johnston as Actor(7)

as Himself (archival footage)2009 The Making of Pinocchio: No Strings Attached
as Additional Voices (voice)2004 The Incredibles
as Additional Voices (voice)1999 The Iron Giant
as himself1995 Frank and Ollie

Movies with Ollie Johnston as Crew(38)

Crew/Thanks2004 The Incredibles
Crew/Supervising Animator1981 The Fox and the Hound
Visual Effects/Animation1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Visual Effects/Animation1977 The Rescuers
Visual Effects/Animation1973 Robin Hood
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/Animation1952 Susie, the Little Blue Coupe
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/Animation1948 Melody Time
Visual Effects/Animation1948 Johnny Appleseed
Visual Effects/Animation1946 Peter and the Wolf
Visual Effects/Animation1946 Make Mine Music
Visual Effects/Animation1946 Song of the South
Visual Effects/Animation1944 The Pelican and the Snipe
Visual Effects/Animation1944 The Three Caballeros
Visual Effects/Animation1943 Reason and Emotion
Visual Effects/Animation1943 Chicken Little
Visual Effects/Animation1942 How to Play Baseball
Crew/Supervising Animator1942 Bambi
Visual Effects/Animation1940 Pinocchio
Visual Effects/Animation1939 Mickey's Surprise Party
Visual Effects/Animation1939 The Practical Pig
Visual Effects/Animation1939 The Pointer
Visual Effects/Animation1938 Brave Little Tailor
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Visual Effects/Animation Production Assistant1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Mickey's Garden

Born: Thursday, 10/31 1912 (October) in Palo Alto
Died: Monday, 04/14 2008 (April) in Sequim (aged: 95)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Stanford University, Chouinard Art Institute, University of California, Berkeley
Employer: The Walt Disney Studios, The Walt Disney Studios
Children: Richard O. Johnston
Student of: Fred Moore, Pruett Carter
Influenced by/Role models: Hamilton Luske, Bill Tytla
Other names for Ollie Johnston (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Oliver Martin Johnston, Jr."
"Oliver Martin Johnston Jr."
Ollie Johnston frequently works together with these people:
Frank Thomas (34x, Crew)
Walt Disney (28x, Crew)
John Lounsbery (26x, Crew)
Milt Kahl (24x, Crew)
Eric Larson (21x, Crew)
Ward Kimball (17x, Crew)
Clyde Geronimi (15x, Crew)
Ken Anderson (14x, Crew)
Les Clark (14x, Crew)
Sterling Holloway (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:56599, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 09/26/2020