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Also Known As: Died: March 22, 1994
Born: April 27, 1900 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York, USA Profession: animator, print cartoonist

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Worked with Gregory La Cava at Bray Studios in New York where he helped create "Katzenjammer Kids" and "Krazy Kat", among others. Lantz is best known as the originator of "Woody Woodpecker".

Worked with Gregory La Cava at Bray Studios in New York where he helped create "Katzenjammer Kids" and "Krazy Kat", among others. Lantz is best known as the originator of "Woody Woodpecker".

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Art Students League of New York: New York , New York -

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wife:
Gracie Lantz. Born c. 1903; died on March 17, 1992 of spinal cancer; conceived the Woody Woodpecker cartoon character and gave the bird its contemptuous laugh when she became the bird's voice in 1952, succeeding several other chirpers including Mel Blanc.

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