Director, Chuck Jones, was born Charles Martin Jones on Sep 21, 1912 in Spokane, WA. Jones died at the age of 89 on Feb 22, 2002 in Corona Del Mar, CA .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Chuck Jones was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Animated Short Film for The Dot and the Line in 1965. He also won one Honorary Award in 1995 for the creation of classic cartoons which have brought worldwide joy for more than half a century .
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Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)
|1995||Honorary Award||for the creation of classic cartoons which have brought worldwide joy for more than half a century|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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