Iwao Takamoto

Iwao Takamoto (1925 - 2007)

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Iwao Takamoto
Born in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Aug 2018
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Iwao Takamoto was a Japanese American animator, television producer, and film director. He began his career as a production and character designer for Walt Disney Productions films such as Sleeping Beauty, Lady and the Tramp and Cinderella. Later he moved to Hanna-Barbera Productions where he designed a great majority of the characters, including Scooby-Doo and Astro and eventually became a director and producer.


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