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RIP Ward Kimball  (March 4, 1914 – July 8, 2002)

Best know for being an animator for the Walt Disney Studios. He was one of Walt Disney’s team of animators known as Disney’s Nine Old Men.

Kimball created several classic Disney characters including the Crows in Dumbo; Tweedledum and Tweedledee, theMad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat fromAlice in Wonderland; the Mice, Lucifer the Cat and Bruno the Dog fromCinderella; andJiminy Cricket from Pinocchio. He also animated the famous “Three Caballeros" musical number from the Disney film of the same name.