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Bakshi, Ralph

Born: 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Director


1938 - Born on the 29th of October in Haifa then part of the British Mandate of Palestine.


1957 - Graduated in School of Industrial Art, where he received an award in cartooning.


1971 - Steve Krantz tagged on as a producer on what was to be Bakshi's first feature film.


1972 - Fritz the Cat opened in LA and New York to rave reviews and was a box office smash.


1973 - Production of Coonskin (a.k.a. Streetfight) began at Bakshi Studios on Melrose in Hollywood.


1975 - Coonskin opened with a screening at Museum of Modern Art in NYC to so much controversy that Paramount soon withdrew its release.


1977 - Directed and produced the Wizard, released and received with great acclaim.


1980 - Written, directed and produced by Bakshi, Hey, Good Looking was released.


1988 - Tattertown , a Christmas special for television was completed directly following Mighty Mouse and This Ain't Be Bop.


1995 - Bakshi wrote, directed and produced two cartoons for Hannah Barbera.




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