George Jackson (animator)

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George Jackson
Born 26 October 1921
Fleetwood, Lancashire, UK
Died 16 March 1986 (aged 64)
Culcheth, Cheshire, UK

George Jackson (October 26, 1921 – March 16, 1986) was a British animator, who has worked on children's films and television programmes and is best known for his work on the 1989 animated film The BFG, and work with Martin Rosen on Watership Down and The Plague Dogs.


Year Film Role Other notes
1949 It's a Lovely Day Animator Short
1949 The Australian Platypus Animator Short
1975 Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done Animator
1978 Watership Down Animator
1978 The Talking Parcel Animator
1979 The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Animator
1982 The Plague Dogs Animator
1985 Alias the Jester Animator
1989 The BFG Animator The film was dedicated in memory of him

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1981–1987 Danger Mouse Animator


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