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February 26, 1908 - August 16, 1980

Tex Avery

Connor Kelly

1908 - Born on Feb 26th                                           President Rossevelt established N.C.C

1936 - Joined Warner Bros                                      Franklin Dealano Rossevelt elected president

1941 - Left Warner Bros. and went to MGM          Pearl Harbor Attacked by Japan

1980 - Died on Aug 16th                                          Ronald Regan elected.


Tex Avery created the famous characters Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck For Looney Tunes. 


Fedrick Bean "Tex" Avery was born on Febuary 26, 1908 in Taylor, TX. He was nicknamed Tex in honor of his home state. He graduated from North Dallas High School in 1926, where they had the popular catchphrase, "What's up, doc?"  His first job as an animatior was at Walter Lantz.  He worked for Warner Brothers on Looney Tunes, 1936-1941. 

In 1941, he moved to MGM. He tried to recreate his success with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck by creating Droopy and Spike, but it didn't work out. In 1953,Tex Avery was "burnt out" and left MGM and went back to Lantz. He helped make commercials for Raid, the bug spray, and the controversial Frito-Lay mascot, the Frito Bandito. He died on Aug 16, 1980.


Famous Works


>Oswald the Lucky Rabbit



>Looney Tunes



>Tom And Jerry



>Merrie Melodies



>Droopy: Master Detective




Works Cited
Ashe, Brandie. "The Screwy Genius of Tex Avery." True Classics. True Classics, 23 Sept. 2013. Web. 20 Sept. 2016. <>. Editors. "Tex Avery." A&E Networks Television, 1 Feb. 2014. Web. 20 Sept. 2016. <>.
Morris, Garry. "A Quickie Look at the Life & Career of Tex Avery - Bright Lights Film Journal." Bright Lights Film Journal. BLFJ, 17 Aug. 2014. Web. 20 Sept. 2016. <>.