Danny Antonucci

Animator, TV Program Creator

1957 –

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Who is Danny Antonucci?

Daniel Edward "Danny" Antonucci is an Italian-Canadian animator, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for creating the Cartoon Network animated comedy series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He also created Lupo the Butcher, Cartoon Sushi, and The Brothers Grunt.

Antonucci dropped out of the Sheridan College of Visual Arts to take a job as an animator at Hanna-Barbera, where he worked on a number of series, including The Flintstones Comedy Hour, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo, The Smurfs, and Richie Rich. He continued his career in Vancouver, where he worked on animated shorts and television commercials for Rocketship Limited, and created his first solo work, the animated short Lupo the Butcher. At MTV, he worked on a number of commercials, his series The Brothers Grunt, and the animation showcase program Cartoon Sushi, which he co-created with Keith Alcorn. He went on to create Ed, Edd n Eddy for Cartoon Network. In 2008, Antonucci signed to Wild Brain.

Throughout his career, Antonucci won a number of awards. Many of his commercials for Converse, ESPN, and Levi’s won a number of awards. Lupo the Butcher was a successful short and is considered to be a cult-classic.

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Born
Feb 27, 1957
Toronto
Also known as
  • Mr. D. Antonucci
  • Daniel Edward Antonucci
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Sheridan College
Lived in
  • Toronto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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