As per our current Database, Gene Deitch is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Gene Deitch is 99 years, 4 months and 2 days old. Gene Deitch will celebrate 100rd birthday on a Thursday 8th of August 2024. Below we countdown to Gene Deitch upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Gene Deitch|
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|Born||August 8, 1924 (Chicago, IL)|
Gene Deitch’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Gene Deitch was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
Award winning Animator, who, in 1981, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short for his work on the film Munro.
Prior to working as an Animator, he spent several years as an amateur sound recordist, working with artists like Pete Seeger and John Lee Hooker.
He was honored with the Annie Award by ASIFA Hollywood for a life-long contribution to Animation.
He had three children with his second wife Zdenka Deitch.
He and Director Chris Saunders have both won Oscars for Best Animated Feature.