Charles August Nichols

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Charles August "Nick" Nichols (September 15, 1910 - August 1992) was an American animator and film director.

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Nichols was born in Milford, Utah.

As an animator for Disney, his first credit was on the film Pinocchio, where he was the lead animator for the villainous Coachman. Later he directed many projects, including Morris the Midget Moose, Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom, and numerous cartoons involving the character Pluto.

At Hanna-Barbera, he directed episodes of The Jetsons and The Flintstones. With Iwao Takamoto, he co-directed the feature-length animated film Charlotte's Web (1973). Later, he directed The Scooby-Doo Show, Hong Kong Phooey and many other Hanna-Barbera cartoon series from the 1970s.

He is also credited as Nick Nichols on Scooby's All-Stars (the second-season title of Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics).

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