Stanley M. Green

Stanley M. Green, who worked as an animation artist for the Walt Disney Studios from 1950 to 1963, died May 23 at a hospital in London, following a respiratory illness. He was 75.

Green had been in London working as an animation consultant on the Warner Bros. animated feature “Quest for Camelot.”

Subsequent to his Disney employment, Green joined the Ed Graham Studios, where he worked on such pictures as “Linus the Lionhearted” and “Bruins and Brownies.”

Green also directed story segments for “The Lone Ranger,” “Hot Wheels,” the original Bill Cosby animated feature “Fat Albert” and “The Green Spectre.”

Returning to Disney in 1971, Green worked on the animated features “Robin Hood” and “The Rescuers.”

Beginning in 1979, Green did free-lance work, directing and animating commercials, educational and short subjects and animated titles for live-action productions.

He later served as animation consultant for the live-action/animated feature “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” (1988).

He returned to Walt Disney, working on special projects, until joining the Warner Bros. staff.

Green is survived by his wife, Daveen, a son, a grandson, a sister and a niece.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, 777 W. Olive, Newport, OR 97365, care of the Stan Green Arts and Education Fund.

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