Gene Deitch Tom and Jerry, Popeye, Tom Terrific Cartoon Creator Dies at 95

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Gene Deitch Tom and Jerry: Today, an Oscar-winning cartoon creator, illustrator, and a great cartoon animation designer “Gene Deitch” passed away at the age of 95. 

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Creator of Tom and Jerry, Gene Deitch dies
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businesstoday.in confirms that Gene Deitch has died in his apartment. The death cause of Gene Deitch is not available. According to trusted media resources, he was not sick with any severe disease. He died a natural death.

A short introduction about Gene Deitch:

The complete name of Gene Deitch is “Eugene Merril Deitch,” and he was born in Chicago. Gene started his career as an illustrator, comic artist, video animator, and film director.

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Oscar winning illustrator and comic artist Gene Ditch
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Born: August 8, 1924     Died: April 19, 2020

Spouse: Zdenka Deitchová (m. 1964), Marie Deitch (m. 1960)

Children: Kim Deitch, Seth Deitch, and Simon Deitch

TV shows: Tom Terrific, Tom and Jerry, The Bluffers, Sidney l’éléphant

Books: The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove, Nudnik Revealed!

Gene Deitch became famous for directing the cartoon animations. The most famous cartoons of Gene are “Munro” and “Nudnik,” he also won Academy Award for Best Animated Film due to these cartoons.

Another co-produced series of Gene Deitch named “Sidney’s Family Tree,” was also nominated for an Academy Award in 1958. Also, the three sons of Gene Deitch from his first wife are illustrators and cartoonists.

Fans appreciations of Twitter:

When Tom and Jerry were shown on TV, the great artist managed to bring a lot of people to a smile and a laugh, as you can see on Twitter, people are very thankful for their support in the cartoon world but also in their childhood.

Now, many fans are appreciating the Gene Deitch for making such a great cartoon series. Many hashtags related to the condolences and appreciation are raising on Twitter.

Many fans are posting pictures of the Gene Deitch and saying thanks for making their childhood amazing. 

@YouGovUS said on Twitter:

Gene Deitch, the maker of Tom and Jerry, has died at 95 years old. As per YouGov rating information, Tom and Jerry is the most beloved TV show of all-time and the eighteenth most famous.

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