Fred Quimby
Date of Birth
Jul 31, 1886
Birth Place:
Minneapolis, MN

Biography

Producer Fred Quimby is best remembered for developing and producing the Tom and Jerry series of cartoons at MGM. Before that he had owned a movie theater and worked as an executive for Pathé. He later worked for MGM and created and headed their short-feature department from 1926 until 1956, when he retired. During his tenure, Quimby's animated films were awarded eight Oscars. ~ Sandra Brennan,...