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Walter & Gracie Lantz

Walter & Gracie Lantz

Walter Lantz
D.O.B.:
April 4, 1903 (New Rochelle, NY)
D.O.D.:
March 22, 1994 (Burbank, CA)
Cause of Death:
Heart Attack

Gracie Lantz
D.O.B.:
November 7, 1899
D.O.D.:
March 17, 1992
Cause of Death:
Spinal Cancer
Location:
Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills; Columbarium of Radiant Light

Biographical Notes:

As the head of his own animation studio, Lantz was responsible for the creation of the first Technicolor cartoon. He created the cartoon characters Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy, and Woody Woodpecker. His wife did the voice of Woody Woodpecker.

 

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