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Bob Clampett
General information
Born: Robert Emerson Clampett
May 8, 1913
USA Flag San Diego, California[citation needed]
Died: May 24, 1984 (aged 70)
Detroit, Michigan[citation needed]
Cause of death: Heart attack[citation needed]
Alternate names: Robert Clampett, Kilroy
Occupation(s): Animator, producer, director, puppeteer
Years active: 1931 - 1984
Spouse: Sody Clampett
Children: Robert, Jr., Ruth, and Cheri

Robert Emerson "Bob" Clampett (May 8, 1913 - May 2, 1984) was an American director, producer, animator, and puppeteer, best known for his work with both of Warner Bros.' cartoon series, Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies.

Dispute

Despite his legacy, Bob has been savaged by his coworkers at Warner Brothers, many of whom called him a "shameless self-promoter who provoked the wrath of [his] former [coworkers in later years] for allegedly claiming credit for ideas which were not [his]." Chuck Jones particularly disliked him, and therefore made no mention of him in his 1979 compilation-film The Bugs Bunny Road-Runner Movie, or his biography Chuck Amuck. In addition, voice-actor Mel Blanc accused Bob of being an "egotist who took credit for everything." Some of this antipathy may have been connected to Bob's "golden boy" status at the studio (his mother was said to be a close friend of producer Leon Schlesinger), which allowed him to ignore rules that everyone else was expected to follow.

Looney Works

Main article: List of Bob Clampett cartoons

Characters created

Gallery

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