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Don Lusk

Animator, Director
28 December 1913 to 30 December 2018

An American animator who worked on many classics during Disney’s Golden Age, Lusk’s pencil drawings brought to life films including Pinocchio (1940), Fantasia (1940), Bambi (1942) and Cinderella (1950). After leaving in 1960 he went on to work at Bill Melendez Productions on Peanuts cartoons, and he directed all 136 episodes of The Smurfs (1985-1989) at Hanna-Barbera.

Read Don Lusk's Hollywood Reporter obituary here.