Hollywood animator Richard Williams passes away at 84

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

19th Aug, 2019. 06:33 pm
Richard William passes away at 84

Acclaimed director and animator of Hollywood, Richard Williams has reportedly passed away at the age of 84.

The legendary animator died after losing his long battle of life against cancer.

As per the details, news of Richard Williams was broken by his daughter that her father passed away in his house in Bristol.

Distinguished animator Richard Williams was born in Toronto, Canada and started off his career in 1958, with ‘Little Island’.  He moved to England in 1950.

Apart from being an exceptional director, Richard Williams shook Hollywood with his skills on writing and animation.

Richard Williams is known to be named among those who have won Triple Oscar and Triple BAFTA awards during his career.

Williams gathered fame after he brought the famous ‘Roger Rabbit’ to life, in 1988.

Richard won his first Oscar on the basis of animation film, Charles Dickens a Christmas Carol, whereas, he won his second and third Oscars on the basis of framing Roger Rabbit.

Richard Williams has also proven his skills as a writer. His top selling book ‘The Animator’s Surival Kit’, which is known to be the bible for the learning animators, has been translated and sold worldwide.

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