Rudy Larriva

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Rudy Larriva
Born Rudolph Larriva
(1916-02-12)February 12, 1916
El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Died February 19, 2010(2010-02-19) (aged 94)
Irvine, California, U.S.
Occupation Animator/Film director
Years active 1939–1990

Rudolph "Rudy" Larriva (February 12, 1916 – February 19, 2010) was an American animator and director from the 1940s to the 1980s.

Born in El Paso, Texas, Larriva worked at a number of studios, including Format Films, Filmation, Walt Disney Productions, but is best known for his work at Warner Bros. Cartoons and UPA.

Some of the productions he worked on include the 1965-1967 Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies cartoons for Format Films, Song of the South, Mr. Magoo, Gerald McBoing Boing, Fangface, The Alvin Show and The Lone Ranger (animated TV series). He was also the animation director of The Twilight Zone opening titles for 1959–1960.

He died in Irvine, California on February 19, 2010, aged 94.[1]

Format Films-produced Warner Bros. cartoons directed by Rudy Larriva[edit]


  1. ^ "WB, UPA director-animator Rudy Larriva dead at 94 ". Retrieved Feb 24, 2010.

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