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Also Known As: Richard Brown, Ritchard Brown Died: January 21, 1993
Born: December 20, 1925 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: producer, director

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Prolific TV animation pioneer. Brown began as a director for early ABC day-time television working on "Forman Phillips County Barn Dance" and "The Charlie Ruggles Show". Later he formed Cambria Studios which produced "Clutch Cargo" (1959). This was the first animated made-for-TV series--also the first produced in color--in the now standard half-hour format. Brown's subsequent producing efforts for Cambria include "Space Angel" (1962), "The New Three Stooges" (1966) and "Captain Fathom" (1968). He also acted as executive producer for Bakshi Films, Hannah-Barbera and DIC Enterprises.

Prolific TV animation pioneer. Brown began as a director for early ABC day-time television working on "Forman Phillips County Barn Dance" and "The Charlie Ruggles Show". Later he formed Cambria Studios which produced "Clutch Cargo" (1959). This was the first animated made-for-TV series--also the first produced in color--in the now standard half-hour format. Brown's subsequent producing efforts for Cambria include "Space Angel" (1962), "The New Three Stooges" (1966) and "Captain Fathom" (1968). He also acted as executive producer for Bakshi Films, Hannah-Barbera and DIC Enterprises.

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1947:
Directed the day-time show "Forman Phillips County Barn Dance" and "The Charlie Ruggles Show" for ABC television
1955:
Turned into an independent producer
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Formed Cambria Studio
1959:
Created and produced "Clutch Cargo", the first half-hour animated series; also the first color series
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Served as president and CEO of Animation Filmmakers Corp
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Education

University of California at Los Angeles: Los Angeles , California -

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wife:
Margaret Kerry-Wilcox. Divorced.
wife:
Patricia Brown. Survived him.

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son:
Eric Norquist. Producer. Survived him.
child:
Chris Genter. Survived him.
daughter:
Ellen Seibel. Survived him.

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