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Wolfgang Reitherman

Film Director / Artist / Aircraft Pilot / Animator / Film Producer / Actor | * 06/26/1909 († 75, 05/22/1985) | Munich (Germany)
Wolfgang Reitherman (June 26, 1909 – May 22, 1985), also known and sometimes credited as Woolie Reitherman, was a German-American animator, director and producer who was one of the Nine Old Men of core animators at Walt Disney Productions. Reitherman emerged as a key figure at Disney during the 1960s and 1970s, a transitionary period which saw the death of Walt Disney in 1966, with him serving as director and/or producer on eight consecutive Disney animated feature films from One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) through The Fox and the Hound (1981). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Kids & Family | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Wolfgang Reitherman

Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) Disney Legends Winsor McCay Award Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

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Movies with Wolfgang Reitherman as Crew(64)

Directing/Director1987 DTV Monster Hits
Production/Co-Producer1981 The Fox and the Hound
Directing/Director1977 The Rescuers
Production/Producer1977 The Rescuers
Production/Producer1974 Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too
Directing/Director1973 Robin Hood
Production/Producer1973 Robin Hood
Directing/Director1970 The Aristocats
Production/Producer1970 The Aristocats
Directing/Director1967 The Jungle Book
Directing/Director1966 Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree
Directing/Director1963 The Sword in the Stone
Directing/Director1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Directing/Director1961 Aquamania
Directing/Director1960 Goliath II
Directing/Director1959 Donald in Mathmagic Land
Directing/Director1957 The Truth About Mother Goose
Visual Effects/Animation1955 Lady and the Tramp
Visual Effects/Animation Director1955 Lady and the Tramp
Directing/Director1955 The Goofy Success Story
Visual Effects/Animation1953 Peter Pan
Visual Effects/Animation Director1953 Peter Pan
Visual Effects/Animation1951 Alice in Wonderland
Visual Effects/Animation Director1950 Cinderella
Visual Effects/Animation1949 Goofy Gymnastics
Visual Effects/Animation Director1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
Visual Effects/Animation1949 Tennis Racquet
Visual Effects/Animation1949 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Visual Effects/Animation Director1947 Fun and Fancy Free
Visual Effects/Animation1947 Mickey and the Beanstalk
Visual Effects/Animation1942 Saludos Amigos
Visual Effects/Animation1942 How to Swim
Visual Effects/Animation1942 El Gaucho Goofy
Visual Effects/Animation1942 How to Fish
Visual Effects/Animation1941 How to Ride a Horse
Visual Effects/Animation1941 Dumbo
Visual Effects/Animation1941 The Reluctant Dragon
Visual Effects/Animation1940 Pinocchio
Visual Effects/Animation Director1940 Pinocchio
Visual Effects/Animation1940 Fantasia
Visual Effects/Animation1939 Goofy and Wilbur
Visual Effects/Animation1939 Donald's Cousin Gus
Visual Effects/Animation1938 Donald's Nephews
Visual Effects/Animation1938 Polar Trappers
Visual Effects/Animation1938 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Visual Effects/Animation1937 The Worm Turns
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Clock Cleaners
Visual Effects/Animation1937 Hawaiian Holiday
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Moving Day
Visual Effects/Animation1936 Elmer Elephant
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Broken Toys
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Cock o' the Walk
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Music Land
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Mickey's Fire Brigade
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Water Babies
Visual Effects/Animation1935 Mickey's Service Station
Visual Effects/Animation1935 The Band Concert
Visual Effects/Animation1934 The Goddess of Spring
Visual Effects/Animation1934 Two-Gun Mickey
Visual Effects/Animation1934 Funny Little Bunnies
Visual Effects/Animation1934 The Wise Little Hen

TV Shows/Series with Wolfgang Reitherman as Crew(1)


Full Name: Wolfgang Reitherman
Born: Saturday, 06/26 1909 (June) in Munich (Germany)
Died: Wednesday, 05/22 1985 (May) in Burbank (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Pasadena City College, Chouinard Art Institute
Employer: Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Studios, Douglas
Influenced by/Role models: Norm Ferguson
Other names for Wolfgang Reitherman (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Wooly Reitherman"
"Woolie Reitherman"
"Wolfgang Reithermann"
Wolfgang Reitherman frequently works together with these people:
Walt Disney (60x, Crew)
John Lounsbery (29x, Crew)
Clarence Nash (28x, Actor)
Frank Thomas (25x, Crew)
Pinto Colvig (24x, Actor)
Ben Sharpsteen (23x, Crew)
Jack Kinney (23x, Crew)
Milt Kahl (21x, Crew)
Wilfred Jackson (20x, Crew)
Ollie Johnston (20x, Crew)
Hamilton Luske (18x, Crew)
Jim Cruickshank (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6769, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/19/2022