|Birth Day:||June 12, 1901|
|Death Date:||Apr 24, 1989 (age 87)|
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As per our current Database, Clyde Geronimi died on Apr 24, 1989 (age 87).
He immigrated to the United States from Italy as a child and began his career in animation with J.R. Bray Studios.
Geronimi was born in Chiavenna, Italy, immigrating to the United States as a young child. Geronimi's earliest work in the animation field was for the J.R. Bray Studios, where he worked with Walter Lantz. Geronimi left Bray in 1931 to join Walt Disney Productions, where he remained until 1959. Geronimi started off in the shorts department as an animator, eventually becoming a director. His 1941 short, Lend a Paw, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.
After Geronimi left Disney in 1959, he worked in television for a number of years (mostly at UPA), including directing many episodes of the 1967 animated Spider-Man series. He retired from animation sometime in the late 1960s, and provided illustrations for children's books.
Geronimi died on April 24, 1989 at his home in Newport Beach, California, aged 87.
Geronimi received the 1978 Winsor McCay Award from the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, for his lifetime of contributions to the animation field. The award was presented by his long-time friend and colleague Walter Lantz. Geronimi was also posthumously inducted as a Disney Legend on July 14, 2017.
In 2019, Sleeping Beauty was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Clyde is survived by two sons.
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