Legendary Disney Animator Milton Quon, who celebrates his 100th birthday today, began at the Walt Disney Studios working as an inbetweener on Fantasia, and later worked as a first assistant animator on Dumbo before creating a wealth of artwork for the Studio’s publicity department.
Known for his breathtaking watercolor paintings, his freelance career spanned decades, and he became a highly successful publicity artist and acclaimed art director. Now retired, Milton has enjoyed painting, drawing, travelling, and occasional work as a film and television extra. Milton is enjoying his milestone birthday today with family in Southern California, including his son Mike, who is also an artist.
Art courtesy of the Walt Disney Animation Research Library.