Bill Melendez, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Bill Melendez

Mexican-American animator, film director, film producer

Date of Birth: 15-Nov-1916

Place of Birth: Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

Date of Death: 02-Sep-2008

Profession: screenwriter, animator, voice actor, film director, film producer

Nationality: United States, Mexico

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Bill Melendez

  • JosĂ© "Bill" CuauhtĂ©moc MelĂ©ndez (November 15, 1916 – September 2, 2008) was a Mexican–American character animator, voice actor, film director and producer known for his cartoons for Walt Disney Productions (working on four Disney films Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo and Bambi), Warner Bros.
  • Cartoons, UPA and the Peanuts series.
  • Melendez provided the voices of Snoopy and Woodstock in the latter as well.
  • In a career spanning over 60 years, he won six Primetime Emmy Awards and was nominated for thirteen more.
  • In addition, he was nominated for an Oscar and five Grammy Awards.
  • The Peanuts television specials, A Charlie Brown Christmas and What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?, which he directed, were each honored with a Peabody Award.

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