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Birth: February 19 1887 San Mateo, California
Death: October 25 1971 New York, New York
Producer, Animator, Director, Animation Pioneer
four siblings, mother and additional sibling died early on. Compared childhood to film “You Can’t Take it With You”. Brother John Terry was also a pioneering animator.
Worked as a newspaper cartoonist from 1904-1914, began animating in 1915, made first “farmer al falfa” cartoons for J.R. Bray in 1916, produced aesops fables from 1920-1929, Founded terrytoons in 1929, produced Terrytoons from 1930-1955, retired 1955.
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“Disney is the tiffany’s in this buisness, and I am the woolworths.”
produced over 1300 films
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