Martin Taras

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Martin B. Taras (9 August 1914 – 2 November 1994) was an American cartoonist who mostly worked at Famous Studios, the New York-based animation division of Paramount Pictures.[1]

Known for the creation of Baby Huey, Taras also animated films and drew comic books featuring characters such as Casper the Friendly Ghost, Spooky the Tuff Little Ghost, Rags Rabbit, Wendy the Good Little Witch, Herman and Katnip, and Buzzy the Funny Crow.[2]

Taras also served as animator and/or designer for television programs such as Batfink, Spider-Man (The 1967 series), Josie and the Pussycats, Super Friends; and for theatrical motion pictures such as Fritz The Cat, Lord of the Rings, and Wizards. [3]

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