Friz Freleng Famous Animator project 1906-1995 By:Andrew Marshall
INTRODUCTION- Friz Freleng made one of my favorite cartoon characters the Pink Panther. Friz Freleng is considered an animation pioneer because he help made animaton cartoons like Loony Tunes,Pink Panther,and Sinkin' in the Bathtub.
BIOGRAPHY- Friz Freleng was born on August 21,1906 in Kansas City,Missouri. In 1924 at the age of 17 Friz Freleng got his first job as an animator at the United Film Advancement Services.Then in 1927 he worked on the animation film Alice for Disney.Then in 1930 he join Warner Brothers where he made Sinkin In The Bathtub then help make Loony Tunes.later in his life he started his own company where he made the famous Pink Panther.In 1933 he became head director for Warner Brothers.Friz Freleng won many awards:1947 he won an award for Tweety Pie, 1955 an award for Speedy Gonzalez, 1957 an award for Birds Anonymous, and in 1958 an award for Knighty Knight Bugs. In 1962 he left Warner Brothers and made his own company called DePatie-Freleng Enterprises where he made Pink Panther. He return to Warner Brothers in 1980.By the time he passed away on May 26, 1995 in Los Angeles,California at the age of 89 he had made more than 300 cartoons and worked for Warner Brothers for 65 years.