Born: Sept. 21, 1912
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington
Jones was the animator of such classic cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Elmer Fudd. Jones spent 30 of his 70 years in animation with Warner Bros., bringing to life the Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies series. He directed more than 300 films, and three of them, For Scent-Imental Reasons, So Much for So Little, and The Dot and the Line, won Oscars.Died: Corona del Mar, Calif., Feb. 22, 2002
Fact Monster/Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
More on Chuck Jones from Fact Monster: