Monday, April 20, 2020

Tom And Jerry’s director, Gene Deitch dies at 95

Popular cartoonist and director of Tom and Jerry, Gene Deitch has passed away at the age of 95.

According to Metro UK, the Oscar-winning illustrator died on Thursday night at his apartment in Prague.

His Czech publisher, Petr Himmel, confirmed the news to The Associated Press where he explained that star died ‘unexpectedly.’

According to record, in the 1950s, Gene was an early supporter and audio engineer for Connie Converse, one of the first American singer-songwriters.

Following the news of his death, tributes have poured in online from fans, with many thanking him for ‘making’ their childhoods.

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