David HD Patty., Animation producer, who teamed up with partner Freeze Freelancer to create one of the most enduring and recognizable cartoon characters of the last century. Pink leopard, Died of natural causes on September 23 in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 91 years old.
His death was announced in the Seattle Times. Death.
In addition to the Pink Panther, which began as part of Blake Edwards’ 1963 Host comedy mainstream credits, before Peter Cellars roamed in his cartoon shorts in the 60’s and 70’s, DPT Freelance Enterprises Such quick identification. Cartoon version of Charlie Tuna, Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman in Starcast Tuna I dream of Jenny., And staples for such children. Ant and Ardwork Roland and Ritfink and Tejwana Todd, come here and there, the new Mr. Mago, go back to the planet of Appetite, the bear that sleeps during Christmas, Various new ones لونی دھنیں۔ And My tunes Shorts and Dr. Sewes Special. Hats off to Halloween and Cat Greenwich Night.
DPT Freelange has also participated in several ABC afterschool specials, including the Emmy-winning 1977 live action animation hybrid episode. My mother has a child
Born in Los Angeles, DPT was a self-styled “Warner Bratt”, according to animation magazine, whose father, Edmund DPT, was a longtime WB executive who eventually became vice president and general manager of the studio under Jack Warner. Chhoti D Patti started working for the studio in 1961 as Warner Bruce Cartoon Production Executive.
According to the magazine, D Patty “monitored the last days of this repetition of WB animation, which featured cartoons from The Last Insect Bunny, Foguran Legoron and the Twitty Bird Theater.” He also made TV. Show insects., Road Runner Adventures And other projects, including dynamic advertising.
In 1963, DPT and Freelance formed their own company, soon signing a deal that would be named after them: comedy feature film Punk Panther Peter Sellers played the grumpy Inspector Jack Klauso. The dynamic opening credit sequence consisting of Panthers quickly submitted to the United Artists Commission for a separate cartoon short, which became an Oscar winner. Pink, pink The launch of a sustainable franchise of theater shorts and TV series.
For decades, the D-Patty Freelance logo was a familiar sight to any child watching Saturday morning cartoons or the 1969 prime time series. Welcome to my world and in it. And Sevus Special. The company maintained a strong presence in feature films, contributing to the dynamic credit sequence for 1966 films. Trouble with angels. And 1968 With sex you get eggs.
The company is also credited with developing the light saber effect for the first time. Star Wars A 1977 film. In particular, Korean animator Nelson Shin, then employed by D-Patti-Freelange Enterprises, was assigned to activate the flashing weapon for the film.
DPT and FreeLang sold their company to Marvel Comics in 1981, DPT continued as executive producer until 1984. He briefly reunited with Hannah Barbara at Freelange. Punk Panther & Sons. TV series before retiring
Information on survivors was not immediately available.