Job Director, Producer, Actor
Top Roles Guy Running Out at Super Speed, Porky Pine / Bun Rab / Basil the Butterfly, Mr. Jones
Top GenresAnimation, Family, Comedy, Short Films, Musical, Romance
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Shares birthday with Gail Russell, Tullio Carminati, Lloyd Gough  see more..

Chuck Jones Overview:

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 .



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 .

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1965Best Animated Short FilmThe Dot and the Line (1965)N/AWon

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

1995Honorary Awardfor 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.

BlogHub Articles:

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966, Ben Washam and )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 25, 2017 From The Stop Button

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! has three rather distinct things going on throughout the twenty-six minute television special. It also some some indistinct things going on?the Whoville songs, while charming, are nowhere near as impressive as the big things. First, but not foremost, is Washam and Jon... Read full article

Shorts, A Tiny Blogathon: What’s Opera Doc?

By Annmarie Gatti on May 2, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Kill the Wabbit, Kill the Wabbit! Okay, anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a huge Looney Tunes fan — so how happy am I to be writing about?“What’s Opera, Doc?”?for this Tiny Blogathon? Well, I’m smiling right now — and I haven’t even begun watching th... Read full article

“What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of ” Exhibit at The Museum of the Moving Image

By Annmarie Gatti on Oct 15, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Celebrating the Incredible and Inimitable Genius of at NYC’s Museum of the Moving Image… “Kill the Wabbit, Kill the Wabbit”… Yes I still have that song in my head! Really! As a matter of fact, I sang the song all weekend long to anyone who would listen as I ... Read full article

Legend Tribute:

By Annmarie Gatti on Sep 21, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born September 21, 1912 Animator and Director !? “Animation isn’t the illusion of life; it is life!”?- I cannot really put into words how I feel about and his artistry… ?All I know is that when I saw some of his sketches at the Smithsonian Mu... Read full article

Baby Buggy Bunny (1954, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 18, 2014 From The Stop Button

Baby Buggy Bunny opens with its weakest sequence–a bank robbery. The perpetrator is a baby-sized thug who gets away by throwing on a bonnet and hopping in a carriage. Clearly there are some Baby Herman connections, especially later on when the robber and Bugs Bunny start battling. Bugs gets in... Read full article

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Best Animated Short Film Oscar 1965

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Chuck Jones Facts
When he was hired at Leon Schlesinger's studio, he rose from assistant animator to director in only five years.

Close friend of Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss of "The Cat in the Hat" fame).

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