Jay Ward

Animator, TV Program Creator

1920 – 1989

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Who was Jay Ward?

J Troplong "Jay" Ward was an American creator and producer of animated TV cartoon shows. He produced animated series based on such characters as Crusader Rabbit, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Dudley Do-Right, Peabody and Sherman, Hoppity Hooper, George of the Jungle, Tom Slick, and Super Chicken. His company, Jay Ward Productions, designed the trademark characters for the Cap'n Crunch, Quisp, and Quake breakfast cereals and it made TV commercials for those products. Ward produced the nonanimated series Fractured Flickers that featured comedy redubbing of silent films.

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Born
Sep 20, 1920
Berkeley
Also known as
  • J Troplong Ward
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Business School
  • University of California, Berkeley
Died
Oct 12, 1989
Hollywood
Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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