Robert Taylor (animator)

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Robert Taylor
Born 1944
Boston, Massachusetts
Died December 11, 2014(2014-12-11)
Woodland Hills, California
Occupation Animator, film director, writer, television producer

Robert Taylor (1944 – December 11, 2014) was an American Primetime Emmy Award winning animator, writer, producer and film director.[1]

Taylor is best known for such films and television series as The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat,[2] The Flintstone Kids, Challenge of the GoBots, Challenge of the Superfriends, Goof Troop, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, TaleSpin and Heidi's Song.

He died in Woodland Hills, California on December 11, 2014, from complications due to COPD.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Robert Taylor - About This Person - Movies & TV -". Retrieved December 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ "The-Nine-Lives-of-Fritz-the-Cat - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes -". Retrieved December 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ Jerry Beck (December 14, 2014). "R.I.P. "Heidi's Song", "9 Lives of Fritz The Cat" Animation Director Robert Taylor". Animation Scoop. Retrieved December 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ Lisa Schulz (2014-12-15). "Robert Taylor, Director of ‘Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat,’ Dies at 70". Variety. Retrieved 2015-06-28. 

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