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Tex Avery (Frederick Bean Avery)

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Biography

Taylor, Texas, USA
Tex Avery was a descendant of Judge Roy Bean and Daniel Boone, but all his grandma ever told him about it was "Don't ever mention you are kin to Roy Bean. He's a no good skunk!!" After graduating from North Dallas High School in 1927, Avery moved to Southern California in 1929 and got a job in the harbor. After showing samples of his artwork he got a job at Walter Lantz Studios in 1929 as animator. His contributions during the years at Walter Lantz Studios were minor. Read more...

Actor

Character: Poppa Bear

The Bear's Tale 1940

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Character: Circus Bandmaster

Circus Today 1940

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Character: Large Dog

Bad Luck Blackie 1949

2
Character: Droopy / Short Robber

Deputy Droopy 1955

3
Character: Himself

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Character: Himself

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Directing

Character: Poppa Bear

The Bear's Tale 1940

16
Character: Circus Bandmaster

Circus Today 1940

14
3
Character: Large Dog

Bad Luck Blackie 1949

2
Character: Droopy / Short Robber

Deputy Droopy 1955

3

Writing