Alton Wood, partner and co-founder of Bob Baker Marionette Prods., died Tuesday Oct. 9 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 89.
Texas native grew up in San Antonio, studied music at the U. of Texas, and later moved to L.A., where he met Baker and jointly formed the company, with Wood as business manager and a performer.
They also appeared in films, television shows and commercials.
Wood was a past president of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry.