| Ken Walker 1921-2012 |
Veteran Disney animator Ken Walker passed away last Saturday, August 18th, The Orange County Register posted his obituary on Wednesday. He was 91.
Walker began working at Disney right after graduating High School in 1940. After two years he joined the Navy, and after the war rejoined Disney as an assistant. In the mid-1940s, he was one of Ward Kimballís assistants. Walker later worked as an animator on Alice In Wonderland and numerous shorts (including Trick or Treat and Plutoís Party, both 1952). He also animated for Film Graphics, Bill Melendez, DePatie Freleng, among others.
by Jerry Beck