Top 10 Greatest Animators of All Time

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41 Richard Williams

HUGE influence for every young animator.

On pure classic Disney animations, this is the second best animator in the world, first comes Milt Khal.

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42 Don Hertzfeldt

He does this stuff all on his own over the course of years, and though it's simplistic, it's got a smoothness to it that shows real talent. And this isn't even mentioning his artistic creativity and his wonderful writing.

This cartoonist has the ability to make his films both immensely funny and extremely emotional.

He should be higher up on the list. His work is fantastic.

43 Thurop Van Herman
44 Robert Clampett

Cecil the Seasick Sea Serpent!
Matty Mattel, and Sister Belle, and Go-Go Man Van Gogh.

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45 Jan Svankmajer

He is so dark and mysterious! The way he makes the clay animation move and come to life and even interact with each other is amazing, I have no idea why he is higher... His creepy and sinister animation should be higher!

46 Kenneth Muse
47 Rod Scribner
48 Butch Hartman Butch Hartman Elmer Earl Hartman IV, better known as Butch Hartman, is an American animator, writer, director, producer, illustrator and actor, best known for creating the Nickelodeon shows The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom, T .U.F.F. Puppy, and Bunsen Is a Beast .
49 Ray Patterson
50 Manny Gould
51 Bob McKimson
52 Makoto Shinkai

Many considered him as the next-Miyazaki. His best works like "5 cm per second" and "The Garden of Words" are on the list of Best Realistic animated film ever.

Kimi no nawa is the best creation in anime history. So no one can ignore him now. 😊

53 C.H. Greenblatt C.H. Greenblatt Carl Harvey "C. H." Greenblatt is an American cartoon screenwriter, producer, and storyboard artist. He has worked on the hit TV series SpongeBob SquarePants, and on the Cartoon Network's series The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and Evil Con Carne. He is best known as the creator of Chowder, as well ...read more.

The creator of Chowder and Harvey Beaks! - DA25

54 Edd Gould

He is a cool animator he have sense of humor. Especially, when if come to his Cartoon EDDSWORLD..

Why so low? His animations are amazing and it's always a pleasure to see how his animations evolved, from stick figures to the very first eddisode of Eddsworld to the eddisode WTFuture and beyond. His artwork may not be perfect but that's the beauty of Eddsworld, and it suits his incredible sense of humor as well. Definitely my favorite animator.

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55 Terry Gilliam

His cut-out animations on Monty Python's Flying Circus are pretty witty! Jolly good improvisation, with no need for having to paint animation cels. - AlexTopTens

56 Danny Antonucci Danny Antonucci Daniel Edward "Danny" Antonucci is a Canadian animator, director, producer, and writer. He is known for creating the Cartoon Network animated comedy series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He also created Lupo the Butcher, Cartoon Sushi, and The Brothers Grunt.
57 Andrew Stanton

Creator of Finding Nemo and WALL-E! - DA25

58 Vladimir Tytler

Animator on Pinocchio and other early Disney films, pretty much invented many of the techniques many of the others now use.

59 John Kricfalusi John Kricfalusi Michael John Kricfalusi /ˌkrɪsfəˈluːsi/, better known as John K., is a Canadian animator, voice actor, producer, writer, and director best known for creating The Ren & Stimpy Show and founding the animation company Spümcø.

John K. Is on of the most revolutionary animators of the modern era. From Mighty Mouse to Ren and Stimpy, Kricfalusi is certainly no "eediot".

We forgive him for adult party cartoon

He's my favorite cartoonist animator and creator of all time.

60 Barry Purves
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