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Joe Grant Has Died


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Feb 21, 2005
Nottingham U.K
The artist and writer Joe Grant, Who created disney charcters like the queen witch Character in "snow white and the seven dwarfs" and co wrote "dumbo" died at the age of 96.

He was at his Glendale home studios, working at the drawing boards, When he had an heart attack friday. According to the statement released by Walt disney.co

His work for disney was over 6 decades, his early movies were "snow white" and later films were "Pocahontas"

He was named an official Disney legend at a ceremony in 1992.

Disney hired Grant in 1933 to work on the animated short "Mickey's Gala Premiere."

Grant also co-wrote "Dumbo" and conceived "Lady and the Tramp" with his wife

In 1949 he left Disney to start his own buisness, but returned to Disney 40 years later to work on "Aladdin," "The Lion King," "Pocahontas" and "Mulan."