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List of famous male animators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male animators list contains the most prominent and top males known for being animators. There are thousand of males working as animators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic animators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a animator then the people below should give you inspiration.

Examples of people on this list include Eli Noyes and Hiroyuki Kitakubo.

While this isn't a list of all male animators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male animators?" and "Who are the best male animators?"
John Lasseter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Male Animators
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John Alan Lasseter is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer and the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios. He is also the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering. Lasseter began his career as an animator with The ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Max Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Max Fleischer was an Polish Jewish American animator, inventor, film director and producer. Fleischer was a pioneer in the development of the animated cartoon and served as the head of Fleischer Studios. He brought such animated characters as Betty Boop, Koko the Clown, Popeye and Superman to the ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1883-1972)

Birthplace: Kraków, Poland

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Chuck Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most memorably of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts for the Warner Bros. Cartoons studio. He directed many classic animated cartoon shorts starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1912-2002)

Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States of America

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Friz Freleng is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Isadore "Friz" Freleng, often credited as I. Freleng, was an American animator, cartoonist, director, and producer famous for his work on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons from Warner Bros. He introduced and/or developed several of the studio's biggest stars, including Bugs ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1906-1995)

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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