Hannah, Jack

Hannah, Jack (1913-1994) Animator/director; joined Disney’s animation staff in 1933 working as an inbetweener and clean-up artist on many early Mickey, Donald, and Silly Symphony cartoons. He was a key animator on the Academy Award-winning film, The Old Mill. He directed over 75 shorts, eight of which were nominated for Academy Awards. After he retired in 1959, he spent a number of years creating and then heading the character animation program at the California Institute of the Arts. He was honored with the Disney Legends award in 1992.