Wolfgang Reitherman
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1909

Biography

American animation director Wolfgang "Woolie" Reitherman joined the Walt Disney staff in 1933. His extensive contributions to Disney's first feature-length animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) earned the fledgling animator a lifelong job with Uncle Walt. Together with such cartoon legends as Ollie Johnson, John Lounsberry and Ward Kimball, Reitherman was designated as one of the...