Wolfgang Reitherman

Born Today
Home/Wolfgang Reitherman

Wolfgang Reitherman photos

Wolfgang Reitherman
Wolfgang Reitherman
Born:
June 26, 1909
Died:
May 22, 1985
Age:
75
Nickname:
Woolie
Country:
Awards:
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins.
Position in rating:
Some Facts
Was part of the inner circle of Disney animators, known as the "nine old men". The other members were Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Milt Kahl, Marc Davis, Eric Larson, Ward Kimball, John Lounsbery and Les Clark.
Before joining Disney in 1934, he was employed as a draftsman by Douglas Aircraft.
Served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and won the Distinguished Flying Cross, having seen action in Africa, China, India and the South Pacific.
Retired from Walt Disney Productions in 1981.
Father of actors Bruce Reitherman, Robert Reitherman and Richard Reitherman.
Personal Quotes
We used to watch pictures in slow motion at night after work- sports, horse races in slow motion and all you could do was talk about it, you never could grab hold of any fixed formula but finally things came to pass. You knew the weight had to be supported all the time because from birth to death gravity is working on you.
Share this
Everyone thought he was crazy. I mean, Phil Harris in a Rudyard Kipling film? Still, I always trusted Walt. He had a good batting average.
Share this
[on his approach to animating fight scenes] There's that moment where the two adversaries face each other and hopefully you didn't know what was going to happen.
Share this
Filmography
Film
Year
1973
1973
1961
1960
1953
1953
1951
1950
1941
1940
1940
1936
1935
Celebs News
Eddie Redmayne at the JFK with wife Hannah
Eddie Redmayne at the JFK with wife Hannah
Date | 2015-05-06 06:08:46
  Eddie Redmayne, the Oscar-winning star was seen at the JFK on Friday along with Hannah Bagshaw. The beautiful couple got married last in a ceremony at the Babington House. The newlyweds are still in their honeymoon phase. Eddie... Read More
Salma Hayek looks smart and prim in the black trouser suit
  It seems like it is business time for the gorgeous Salma Hayek as she looked quite smart and prime in the black trouser suit as she arrived at the JFK airport.She is quite popularly known for her great... Read More
Jennifer Lawrence ready to be proposed by Chris Martin
The American actress Jennifer Lawrence gained international success and fame after playing the role of Katniss Everdeen in the famous movie Hunger Games series. The Academy Award winner has seen quite a success since then and has starred... Read More
Born in 1909
Wolfgang Reitherman
Wolfgang Reitherman
June 26, 1909