Glen Keane

Glen Keane

Glen was the recipient of the 1992 Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in the Field of Animation for his work on Beauty and the Beast, and in 2007 he received the prestigious Winsor McCay Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field of Animation.

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Glen Keane drawing Aladdin

Master Animator Glen Keane is Born

On this day, animator Glen Keane was born in Philadelphia, the son of widely admired cartoonist Bil Keane. As a young boy, Glen was the “all-American boy… rambunctious, extroverted. Always the ringleader,” as his father described him in a 1989 article in People magazine. And if you want further insight into Glen’s childhood, all you …

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