Tony Geiss

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Tony Geiss
Born Nicholas Anthony Geiss
(1924-11-16)November 16, 1924
Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Died January 21, 2011(2011-01-21) (aged 86)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Cause of death Complications from a fall
Spouse(s) Phyllis Eisen (1928 - 2010; her death)

Nicholas Anthony "Tony" Geiss (November 16, 1924 - January 21, 2011) was an American producer, screenwriter, songwriter and author, known principally for his children's work.

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Geiss was born in The Bronx to Alexander Geiss and Marjore Thirer. Geiss was a staff writer and songwriter for Sesame Street - he wrote Don't Eat the Pictures (1983) - and was a writer for The Land Before Time (1988) and the associated book. He was also a producer and writer for the Don Bluth film An American Tail (1986).

Geiss died at the age of 86 on January 21, 2011 from complications after a fall at his home in Manhattan, New York.

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