Arthur Gardner Rankin Jr. was an American director, producer and writer, who mostly worked in animation. A part of Rankin/Bass Productions with his friend Jules Bass, he created stop-motion animation features such as Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town, and the 1977 cartoon animation of The Hobbit. He is credited on over 1,000 television programs.
Arthur Gardner Rankin Jr.
Saturday, 19 July 1924
Thursday, 30 January 2014
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