Dick Brown

Producer, Director
Prolific TV animation pioneer. Brown began as a director for early ABC day-time television working on "Forman Phillips County Barn Dance" and "The Charlie Ruggles Show". Later he formed Cambria Studios which produced ... Read more »
Born: 12/19/1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

other (2)

Reds 1981 (Movie)

chargehand carpenter (Carpenter)

Sound Barrier (TV Show)

Sound/Sound Designer

Biography

Prolific TV animation pioneer. Brown began as a director for early ABC day-time television working on "Forman Phillips County Barn Dance" and "The Charlie Ruggles Show". Later he formed Cambria Studios which produced "Clutch Cargo" (1959). This was the first animated made-for-TV series--also the first produced in color--in the now standard half-hour format. Brown's subsequent producing efforts for Cambria include "Space Angel" (1962), "The New Three Stooges" (1966) and "Captain Fathom" (1968). He also acted as executive producer for Bakshi Films, Hannah-Barbera and DIC Enterprises.

Relationships

Patricia Brown

Wife
survived him

Chris Genter

Child
survived him

Margaret Kerry-Wilcox

Wife
divorced

Eric Norquist

Son
survived him

Ellen Seibel

Daughter
survived him

EDUCATION

University of California at Los Angeles

Los Angeles , California

Milestones

1959

Created and produced "Clutch Cargo", the first half-hour animated series; also the first color series

1955

Turned into an independent producer

1947

Directed the day-time show "Forman Phillips County Barn Dance" and "The Charlie Ruggles Show" for ABC television

Served as president and CEO of Animation Filmmakers Corp

Formed Cambria Studio

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