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List of notable or famous animators from the United Kingdom, with bios and photos, including the top animators born in the United Kingdom and even some popular animators who immigrated to the United Kingdom. If you're trying to find out the names of famous British 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 the United Kingdom is included when available.

Examples include Terry Gilliam and Norman McLaren.

This historic animators from the United Kingdom list can help answer the questions "Who are some British animators of note?" and "Who are the most famous animators from the United Kingdom?" These prominent animators of the United Kingdom may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected British animators.

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Alexander Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Animators from the United Kingdom
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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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Chris Shepherd is a BAFTA nominated television/film writer and director. Born in Anfield, Liverpool, Lancashire, in 1967. He is mainly known for combining live action with animation. His work fuses comedy with commentary on the darker side of human nature. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Anfield, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Curtis Jobling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Animators from the United Kingdom
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Curtis Jobling is a British illustrator, animator and author, born in Blackpool, England but lives in Warrington. He is best known for his role as production designer of children's TV hit, Bob The Builder, where he visualised all of that programme's inimitable characters and sets. Jobling is also an author and illustrator of children's books, notably Frankenstein's Cat, a muddled up feline. The first series of Frankenstein's Cat has now aired on CBBC and BBC1 in the UK. Frankenstein's Cat has also aired in France, Australia and South America. Curtis' new pre-school show, Raa Raa, about a noisy lion cub and his Jingly Jangly Jungle friends is currently in production by Chapman Entertainment ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Blackpool, United Kingdom

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Daniel Lavender

Daniel Lavender is an animator. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: England