BirthdayAugust 8, 1924
BirthplaceChicago, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Gene Deitch

    Full name: Gene Deitch
    Also known as: Gene Deitch, Deitch, Gene
    Professions: Director, Writer, Miscellaneous Crew
    Occupation: Illustrator, animator, director

  2. Gene Deitch Known for

    Krazy Kat (1963), Popeye the Sailor (1960), Where the Wild Things Are (1973), Here's Nudnik (1965)

  3. Gene Deitch Biography

    Eugene Merril "Gene" Deitch (born August 8, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American illustrator, animator and film director. He has been based in Prague since 1959.Deitch produced animated cartoons for studios such as UPA/Columbia Pictures, Terrytoons/20th Century Fox (Tom Terrific), MGM (Tom and Jerry), and Paramount Pictures (Nudnik, Popeye).His sons Kim Deitch, Simon Deitch, and Seth Deitch are prominent artists and writers in the underground comix and alternative comics movements.

  4. Gene Deitch Family

    Spouse: Zdenka Deitch

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