William Denby Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American animator and cartoonist who was the creator of Tom and Jerry as well as the voice actor for the two title characters. Alongside Joseph Barbera, he also founded the animation studio and production company Hanna-Barbera .
Born: William Hanna, in full William Denby Hanna, (born July 14, 1910, Melrose, N.M., U.S.—died March 22, 2001, Los Angeles, Calif.), American animator who, as part of the team of Hanna and Barbera, created popular cartoon characters such as Tom and Jerry, the Flintstones, and Scooby-Doo.
William Hanna was an animator, film director, and television producer. He was the co-founder of the company Hanna-Barbera, with his longtime partner Joseph Barbera. Hanna was born in an Irish-American family, son of William John Hanna (1873-1949) and his wife Avice Joyce Denby.
William Hanna. Highest Rated: 80% Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders (2000) Lowest Rated: 22% Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) Birthday: Jul 14, 1910. Birthplace: Melrose, New Mexico, USA ...
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera Hanna and Barbera, American motion-picture animators and partners in Hanna-Barbera Productions, founded in 1957. William Hanna (in full William Denby Hanna; b. July 14, 1910, Melrose, New Mexico, U.S.—d. March 22, 2001, Hollywood, California) and Joseph Barbera (in full Joseph Roland Barbera; b.