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Chuck Jones in 1978

Animator Chuck Jones poses for a photo in his studio in 1978. Jones was born in 1912, so he turned 66 the year this photo was taken. Chuck Jones was known for directing Warner Bros. cartoons in the 1940s and 1950s. Many of the characters, like the Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote, were his own creations.

See our biography of Chuck Jones