Job Animator director producer
Years active 1932-2006
Top Roles Joe Barbera, Special Appearance, Man in Mersandes
Top GenresAnimation, Family, Comedy, Short Films, Adventure, Action
Top TopicsAviation
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Shares birthday with Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Steve McQueen, Harry Houdini  see more..

Joseph Barbera Overview:

Producer, Joseph Barbera, was born Joseph Roland Barbera on Mar 24, 1911 in New York City, NY. Barbera died at the age of 95 on Dec 18, 2006 in Los Angeles, CA .



Barbera was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame .

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Puss Gets the Boot (1940, William Hanna and )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Dec 20, 2018 From The Stop Button

Until the exceptionally racist caricature of ?Mammy Two-Shoes? arrives, the most distinguishing thing about Puss Gets the Boot is the exceptional cruelty of the cat. Puss is the first Tom and Jerry cartoon, before Tom is named Tom (he?s Jasper here) and Jerry doesn?t get an onscreen name. For the fi... Read full article

The Goose Goes South (1941, William Hanna and )

on Oct 11, 2011 From The Stop Button

There aren?t any real gags in The Goose Goes South until the finish. And that gag is sort of predictable. The cartoon concerns a goose who can?t fly and therefore has to find other ways south for the winter. The uncredited narrator explains the goose?s problem and describes some of his adventures. B... Read full article

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Joseph Barbera Facts
Autobiography: "My Life In Toons" (1994).

Born on the East Coast, he started his career in animation at the Van Beuren studios. When Van Beuren closed, he was able to go to Rochester and get a job with Paul Terry ("Terrytoons"). He moved to the west coast when MGM offered him a job with a substantial raise in pay.

With partner William Hanna, left MGM in 1957 to start Hanna-Barbera Studios.

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