Tom & Jerry Director Gene Deitch Passes Away: Tom and Jerry cartoons dear to everyone, big and small. In this cartoon, director Gene deitch left us. He was 95 years old. Jean’s full name is Eugene Merrill Deitch. She was an Oscar winner. Cartoon lovers are in the shadow of mourning today. He along with Tom and Jerry cartoons, has made huge gains by producing animated cartoons like Tom Terrific, Nudnik and Popeye.
R.I.P Gene Deitch (1924-2020) pic.twitter.com/QOTDmZgAq3
— Down the Inkwell (@DownInkwell) April 17, 2020
He was nominated for a nudnik Ohau to Friendship Award in 1964. He served as draftee for North American Aviaries after his college life. From 1945 to 1951, Jean Jazz contributed cover and interior art to Magazine The Record Changer. He was a good quality audio engineer. He was probably the first American singer and songwriter.
Fans are posting grieving posts throughout the tweet.
— Comicbook.com (@ComicBook) April 18, 2020
Rest in Peace Gene Deitch. Thank you for giving us a memorable childhood. pic.twitter.com/LivsjhwN8y
— Ahmer (@KatarKoshur) April 20, 2020