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List of notable or famous animators from England, with bios and photos, including the top animators born in England and even some popular animators who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English animators then this list is the perfect resource for you. These animators are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known animator from England is included when available.

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Adam Shaheen is a British animator, television producer and screenwriter. He is the founder and owner of Cuppa Coffee Studios where he develops and produces all original programming. He is also the executive producer of Cuppa Coffee’s award winning broadcast design and commercial studio. Shaheen's credits include shows and movies like JoJo's Circus, Celebrity Deathmatch, Starveillance, Bruno, Bruno and the Banana Bunch, Tigga and Togga, Little People, The Wrong Coast, Henry's World Season 1, Rick and Steve, Season 1 and 2, Crashbox, Season 1 and 2, A Very Barry Christmas, Starveilance, Nerdland, A Miser Brothers' Christmas and Life's a Zoo, Glenn Martin DDS, Seasons 1 and 2, Ugly Americans, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Alexander Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Animators from England
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Alexander "Alex" Williams is an English film animator and cartoonist. He is the son of animator Richard Williams. He has worked on numerous animated films, and is the author of the Queens Counsel cartoon strip in The Times. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Barry Purves is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Animators from England
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Barry Purves is an animator, film director and screenwriter. ...more on Wikipedia

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Clive A. Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Animators from England
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Clive A. Smith is a British expatriate director and animator who, with Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert, founded Canadian animation studio Nelvana in 1971. Smith worked on some of his studio's first TV specials, including A Cosmic Christmas, which was broadcast on CBC Television in Canada and syndicated in the United States proving to be Nelvana's breakthrough production. He also helmed the studio's next special, The Devil and Daniel Mouse, in 1978. He worked as director of Nelvana's first feature film, 1983's Rock and Rule, and its 1997 animated version of the Pippi Longstocking saga. He also directed A Wookie's Christmas for George Lucas and Family Dog for Tim Burton and Steven Spielberg. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, England, Great Britain

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