Don Lusk

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Don Lusk
Born (1913-10-28) October 28, 1913 (age 103)
United States
Occupation Animator and director
Years active 1933–1993

Donald Lusk, (born October 28, 1913), is a former American animator and director.


He was born on October 28, 1913.

Don Lusk got his professional career started when he was employed by The Walt Disney Company in 1933.[1] Some of his more notable work included Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Bambi, Song of the South, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp and Sleeping Beauty.[2][3]

By 1960, Don Lusk quit at Disney but continued to work as animator during the 1960s and 1970s. Aside from animation, Lusk also directed multiple cartoon films and series, most notably for various Peanuts TV specials and movies and for the Hanna-Barbera studio. His work at the latter included Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones, The Jetsons, The Smurfs and Tom and Jerry.[4]

In the early 1990s, Don Lusk retired after a career that spanned 60 years.[5]


As animator[edit]


Alice in Wonderland (1951)


As director[edit]





  1. ^ Beck, Jerry (1 November 2010). "Happy 97th Birthday, Don Lusk!". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Don Lusk". New York Times. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Happy Birthday! Disney Animator Don Lusk Turns 100 Today!". Cartoonbrew. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Don Lusk". IMDb. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Happy 100th!". The Animation Guild. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 

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