Currently alive, at 79 years of age.
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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.