Top 10 Greatest Animators of All Time

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81 Milt Kahl

This is the world's best animator in all history of animation! One of the classical Disney 9 old men animators.

82 Glen Keane

His work in the Little Mermaid started the Disney Renaissance, a glorious period in Disney's history that lead to hit after hit. He believed in his characters and treasured the moments when he drew them (in fact, he found more joy in drawing them than in seeing the final product). His rough sketches were drawn so well as to show movement. He describes animation as a passion, not a job.

He is the most inspiring animator I've ever known of and is the main reason why I became interested in animation.

Glen Keane is on the top of present Disney animators, he animated the beast in "beauty and the beast" Disney feature!

Keane draws with such great passion that shows the character movement with a great emotional value.

He should be under top ten...

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83 Peter Chung
84 Richard Baneham
85 Ronald Searle
86 Robert Zemeckis

The Miyazaki of Motion Capture. Yes his style is to many alienating, but then almost everything was when it was new. The Polar Express is now a beloved Christmas classic.

The director of Roger Rabbit! - DA25

87 Ralph Bakshi

Great animator with great movies if you are an animation fan you must watch American pop and fritz the cat! His animated movies is only for 18 years old and up!

88 Julian Antonisz
89 Jim Trainor
90 Bill Melendez
91 Stephen and Timothy Quay

I believe they did not make movies, they made art.

92 Winsor McCay

He developed animation. Brilliant

The father of animation in America, he created the artform we know and love today.

93 Frank Frazetta
94 Lauren Faust Lauren Faust Lauren Johanna Faust is an American animator, screenwriter, director, and producer, best known for developing Hasbro's animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, as well as working frequently with her husband Craig McCracken.

That evil lady responsible for creating My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. (She's beating her husband's creation, The Powerpuff Girls.) - DA25

95 Pendleton Ward Pendleton Ward Pendleton "Pen" Ward is an American animator, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor who works for Cartoon Network Studios and Frederator Studios. He created the Emmy Award-winning series Adventure Time and the internet series Bravest Warriors.

Adventure time and Braves warriors

96 Gene Deitch
97 Bill Plympton
98 Grim Natwick
99 Jim Tyer
100 David Silverman

The guy who animated Aaahh! Real Monsters! - DA25

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