Walter Lantz

Animator, Print cartoonist
Worked with Gregory La Cava at Bray Studios in New York where he helped create "Katzenjammer Kids" and "Krazy Kat", among others. Lantz is best known as the originator of "Woody Woodpecker".
Born: 04/27/1900 in New Rochelle, New York, USA

Filmography

Director (15)

A Haunting we will go 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Abou Ben Boogie 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Aladdin's Lamp 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Babes in the Woods 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Confidence 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

I'm Cold 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Introduction to "King of Jazz" 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Life begins for Andy Panda 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Pied Piper of Basin Street 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Reckless Driver 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Scrub Me Mama With A Boogie Beat 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Sh-h-h-h-h 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Singing Sap 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Three Little Pigs 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Knock, Knock 1939 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (12)

The Dippy Diplomat 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Loose Nut 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Legend of Rock a Bye Point 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

Crazy Mixed Up Pup 1953 (Movie)

(Producer)

Wet Blanket Policy 1947 (Movie)

(Producer)

Chopin's Musical Moments 1945 (Movie)

(Producer)

Poet and Peasant 1944 (Movie)

(Producer)

Fish Fry 1943 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Dizzy Acrobat 1942 (Movie)

(Producer)

Juke Box Jamboree 1941 (Movie)

(Producer)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B 1940 (Movie)

(Producer)

Merry Old Soul 1932 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (1)

The Woody Woodpecker Show 1998 - 2000 (TV Show)

Characters as Source Material
Visual Effects & Animation (1)

King of Jazz (Movie)

(Animator)
Actor (1)

The Fantasy Film World of George Pal 1985 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Worked with Gregory La Cava at Bray Studios in New York where he helped create "Katzenjammer Kids" and "Krazy Kat", among others. Lantz is best known as the originator of "Woody Woodpecker".

Relationships

Gracie Lantz

Wife
born c. 1903 died on March 17, 1992 of spinal cancer conceived the Woody Woodpecker cartoon character and gave the bird its contemptuous laugh when she became the bird's voice in 1952, succeeding several other chirpers including Mel Blanc

EDUCATION

Art Students League of New York

New York , New York

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