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Ub Iwerks

Ubbe Ert Iwwerks, known as Ub Iwerks, was an American animator, cartoonist, character designer, inventor, and special effects technician. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Iwerks grew up with a contentious relationship with his father, who abandoned him as a child. Iwerks met fellow artist Walt Disney while working at a Kansas City art studio in 1919. After briefly working as illustrators for a local newspaper company, Disney and Iwerks ventured into animation... Read More

BornUbbe Ert Iwwerks
March 24, 1901
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
DiedJuly 7, 1971 (aged 70)
Burbank, California, U.S.
OccupationAnimator, cartoonist, film producer, special effects technician
Years active1919–1971


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