1995 in animation
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The year 1995 in animation involved some animation-related events.
- 1 Events
- 2 Films released
- 3 Television series debuts
- 4 Births
- 5 Deaths
- 6 Sources
- January 8: The Simpsons episode Homer the Great is first broadcast. 
- January 22: The Simpsons episode And Maggie Makes Three first airs. 
- February 13: Chuck Jones receives a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 
- February 19: In The Simpsons episode Bart vs. Australia the family travels to Australia. 
- March 19: The Simpsons episode Lisa's Wedding is first broadcast. 
- March 27: 67th Academy Awards:
- Bob's Birthday by Alison Snowden and David Fine wins the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. 
- Elton John and Tim Rice's song Can You Feel the Love Tonight, written for The Lion King wins the Academy Award for Best Original Song, while Hans Zimmer wins the Academy Award for Best Original Score for the same film. 
- April 7: A Goofy Movie, produced by the Walt Disney Company, premiers. 
- April 12: Don Bluth and Gary Goldman's The Pebble and the Penguin premiers.
- April 30: In The Simpsons episode 'Round Springfield Bleeding Gums Murphy dies. 
- May 21: The Simpsons episode Who Shot Mr. Burns? ends with a cliff-hanger, in which Mr. Burns is shot by an unidentified person. The assassin is revealed several months later in the episode Who Shot Mr. Burns, Part Two on 17 September. 
- May 28: The first episode of Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist is broadcast. 
- September 9:
- September 25: The first episode of Timon & Pumbaa, produced by the Walt Disney Company, airs. 
- October 4: The first episode of Neon Genesis Evangelion airs. 
- October 8: The Simpsons episode Bart Sells His Soul first airs. 
- October 15: The Simpsons episode Lisa the Vegetarian is broadcast, which has Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney as special guest voices. 
- October 22: Mary Wickes, American actress (live-action model for Cruella De Vil in 101 Dalmatians), dies at age 85. 
- October 29: The Simpsons episode Treehouse of Horror VI features a segment which makes use of 3-D animation. 
- November 18: Ghost in the Shell is first released.  It will later become a cult classic. 
- November 19: In The Simpsons episode Mother Simpson Glenn Close is special guest voice. 
- November 22: The first CGI animated feature film Toy Story is released by Pixar and the Walt Disney Company. 
- December 1: Trey Parker and Matt Stone make the animated short Jesus vs. Santa, which features embryonal versions of the characters they'll later use in South Park and will become a viral sensation under the title The Spirit of Christmas. 
- December 28: Gerald McBoing-Boing is added to the National Film Registry.  
Specific date unknown
Television series debuts
- January 21: John Halas, Hungarian-British animator, film producer and director (Halas & Batchelor, Animal Farm, the animated music video of Love Is All by Roger Glover), dies at age 82. 
- January 24: Frank Emery, American mural artist, jazz musician, photographer, animator, illustrator, and comics artist, dies at age 37. 
- January 26: Cecil Roy, American voice actress (voice of Casper the Friendly Ghost and Little Lulu), dies at age 94. 
- April 8: Michael Graham Cox, British actor (voice of Boromir in The Lord of the Rings, Bigwig in Watership Down), dies at age 57. 
- April 19: Preston Blair, American animator (Walter Lantz, Charles Mintz, Walt Disney Company, MGM, Tex Avery, Hanna-Barbera), dies at age 86. 
- May 2: Michael Hordern, British actor (voice of Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol, Frith in Watership Down, Badger in The Wind in the Willows, the narrator in Paddington), dies at age 83. 
- May 18: Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (played Samantha in The Flintstones episode Samantha, voiced a barmaid in the Batman: The Animated Series episode Showdown), dies at age 62. 
- May 26: Friz Freleng, American animator and cartoonist (Looney Tunes, Tweety and Sylvester, Yosemite Sam, The Pink Panther), dies at age 88.
- July 4: Eva Gabor, Hungarian-American voice actress (voice of the Duchess in The Aristocats, Miss Bianca in The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under), dies at age 76. 
- July 25: Balthasar Lippisch, German illustrator, caricaturist, animator and comics artist (worked on the TV series Pip & Zip), dies at age 74 or 75.
- August 11: Phil Harris, American comedian, actor and jazz singer (voice of Baloo in The Jungle Book, Thomas O'Malley in The Aristocats and Little John in Robin Hood), dies at age 91. 
- September 5: Paul Julian, American animator, illustrator, background artist, sound effects maker (Warner Bros. Animation, UPA), production designer (Winds of Change) and voice actor (voice of The Roadrunner), dies at age 81. 
- September 12: Lubomír Beneš, Czech animator and director (co-creator of Pat & Mat), dies at age 59. 
- September 21: Irven Spence, American animator (Charles Mintz, Ub Iwerks, Warner Bros. Animation, MGM, Hanna-Barbera, Chuck Jones, DePatie-Freleng Enterprises, Ralph Bakshi), dies at age 86. 
- October 13: Michael Lah, American animator (Walt Disney Company, worked for Tex Avery), dies at age 83. 
- October 21: Maxene Andrews, American singer (co-sang the Johnny Fedora and Alice Blue Bonnet segment in Make Mine Music and Little Toot in Melody Time), dies at age 79. 
- November 16: Charles Gordone, American playwright, actor, director, educator and voice actor (voice of Preacher Fox in Coonskin), dies at age 70. 
- November 19: Wan Guchan, Chinese animator, animated film director (founder of the Shanghai Animation Film Studio, Shuzhendong Chinese Typewriter, Uproar in the Studio, The Camel's Dance, Princess Iron Fan, Havoc in Heaven, Why is the Crow Black-Coated), dies at age 95. 
- December 4: Petar Gligorovski, Macedonian painter, comics artist, animator and animated film director (Adam 5 do 12), dies at age 57. 
- December 30: Doris Grau, American voice actress (Lunchlady Doris in The Simpsons, Doris Grossman in The Critic), dies at age 71. 
Specific date unknown
- "The 67th Academy Awards (1995) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Archived from the original on November 9, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2011.
- Jean, Al (2005). The Simpsons season 6 DVD commentary for the episode "'Round Springfield" (DVD). 20th Century Fox.
- Oakley, Bill (2005). Commentary for the episode "Who Shot Mr. Burns (Part One)". The Simpsons: The Complete Sixth Season (DVD). 20th Century Fox.
- Copy of death certificate (with wrong year of birth), findadeath.com; accessed January 4, 2019.
- IMDb title|0113568|Ghost in the Shell
- Michael, Dennis (November 25, 1995). "'Toy Story' stars say being animated is hard work". CNN. Retrieved March 12, 2009.
- Timesstaff (December 28, 1995). "25 old films honored". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved July 22, 2009.[permanent dead link]
- Daniel Eagan, America's Film Legacy, 2009-2010: A Viewer's Guide to the 50 Landmark Movies (London: Bloomsbury, 2011).
- Brian McFarlane The Encyclopedia of British Film, London: Methuen/BFI, 2003, p.48
- Folkart, Burt A. (May 19, 1995). "Elizabeth Montgomery Dies of Cancer". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
- "Friz Freleng". lambiek.net.
- "Eva Gabor, 74, the Actress; Youngest of Celebrated Sisters". The New York Times. Associated Press. July 5, 1995.
- "Balthasar Lippisch". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
- Benny Show's Phil Harris Dies at 91, Obituary in the Los Angeles Times dated August 13, 1995 (retrieved June 30, 2012).
- http://www.shfsy.com/chinese/memorial/20000805074851/402.htm Memorial
- http://zagrebfilm.hr/katalog_film_detail_e.asp?sif=757&counter=80&sif_kat=2&modul=&serijal= Zagreb Film, "Na Vrhu", (1969)
- Lentz, Harris M. (1996). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 1995. McFarland & Co. p. 74. ISBN 978-0-7864-0253-3.
- "Alex Cubie". lambiek.net. Retrieved 7 April 2018.