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Floyd Norman

Biography

Award-winning animator and cartoonist known for his focus on famous Disney films such as for example Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, and Monsters, Inc. His lengthy and illustrious creative career offers led him to utilize businesses like Pixar and Hanna-Barbera. He started his profession as an associate to Katy Keene comic designer Expenses Woggon before getting an inbetweener on Sleeping Beauty. In 1999, he co-founded the multicultural website AfroKids.com, a business geared towards developing a relatable wall plug for African-American kids. He was created and elevated in Santa Barbara, California. He helped to produce the animated tv unique Hey, Hey, Hey, It’s Extra fat Albert alongside Expenses Cosby.

Quick Facts


Full Name Floyd Norman
Date Of Birth June 22, 1935
Place Of Birth Santa Barbara, CA
Profession Animator
Education Art Center College of Design
Nationality American
Spouse Adrienne Brown-Norman
Awards Winsor McCay Award, Disney Legends, Inkpot Award
Movies Floyd Norman: An Animated Life, Mulan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Jungle Book
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Received the Comic-Con International Inkpot Award in 2008.
2In 2013 honored with the Sergio Award from the Comic Art Professional Society (CAPS).
3Inducted as a Disney Legend in 2007.
4After he finished working on The Jungle Book (1967), he left Walt Disney Co. With friend and fellow animator Leo Sullivan, he founded Vignette Films, where they produced six animated films on black history.
5He won the 2002 Winsor McCay Award, a lifetime-achievement honor from the International Animated Film Society.
6He studied at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
7In 1956, he was the first African American animator at the Disney studios.
8At age 78, he still works as a storyboard artist, and is a freelance consultant for the Walt Disney Co.


Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Robot Chicken2015TV Series storyboard artist - 2 episodes
Free Birds2013additional storyboard artist
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying OrangeTV Series storyboard artist - 1 episode, 2013 storyboard - 1 episode, 2013
Waking Sleeping Beauty2009Documentary caricaturist
Click and Clack's As the Wrench Turns2008TV Series storyboard artist - 1 episode
Kronk's New Groove2005Video additional storyboard artist
Courage the Cowardly Dog2002TV Series storyboard artist - 12 episodes
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True2002Video additional storyboard artist
Monsters, Inc.2001additional storyboarding
Dinosaur2000storyboard artist
The Tigger Movie2000additional storyboard artist
Toy Story 21999additional storyboard artist
A Flintstones Christmas Carol1994TV Movie storyboard artist
Garfield and FriendsTV Series storyboard artist - 31 episodes, 1988 - 1994 models - 3 episodes, 1994
Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights1994TV Movie storyboard artist
Tom & Jerry Kids Show1993TV Series storyboard artist - 1 episode
Droopy: Master Detective1993TV Series storyboard artist - 1 episode
The SmurfsTV Series story director - 72 episodes, 1986 - 1987 storyboard artist - 40 episodes, 1988 - 1989
Snorks1984-1987TV Series story director - 26 episodes
Beverly Hills Teens1987TV Series storyboard artist - 20 episodes
The New Archies1987TV Series storyboard artist - 2 episodes
Paw Paws1986TV Series story director - 3 episodes
Galtar and the Golden Lance1985TV Series story director - 1985-1986
Alvin & the Chipmunks1984TV Series story director - 13 episodes
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats1984TV Series storyboard artist - 1984
Saturday Supercade1983TV Series story director - 1984
The Kwicky Koala Show1981TV Series story director - 16 episodes

Animation Department

Animation Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange2013TV Series storyboard artist - 1 episode
Click and Clack's As the Wrench Turns2008TV Series storyboard artist - 9 episodes
Alvin & the Chipmunks1986TV Series layout artist - 8 episodes
The SmurfsTV Series key layout artist - 26 episodes, 1981 layout artist - 24 episodes, 1985
Punky Brewster1985TV Series layout artist - 1985
Ri¢hie Ri¢h1982TV Series layout artist - 1982
Pac-Man1982TV Series layout artist - 13 episodes
The Little Rascals1982TV Series layout artist - 1 episode
The Smurfs Springtime Special1982TV Short layout artist
Super Friends1981TV Series key layout artist - 6 episodes
The Kwicky Koala Show1981TV Series key layout - 1 episode
The Ri¢hie Ri¢h/Scooby-Doo Show1980TV Series key layout artist - 1980
Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood1979TV Movie layout artist
Godzilla1978-1979TV Series key layout artist - 26 episodes
Casper and the Angels1979TV Series key layout artist - 1979 / layout artist - 1979
The New Fred and Barney Show1979TV Series character designer / key layout artist
Galaxy Goof-Ups1978TV Series layout artist - 1978
Jana of the Jungle1978TV Series layout artist - 1978
Yogi's Space Race1978TV Series layout artist - 1978
Scooby's Laff-A Lympics1977TV Series layout artist - 13 episodes
I Am the Greatest!: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali1977TV Series layout artist - 1977
Jabberjaw1976TV Series animator - 16 episodes
Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch1974TV Series layout artist
Robin Hood1973assistant animator - uncredited
Goober and the Ghost Chasers1973TV Series layout artist - 1973
Sealab 20201972TV Series layout artist - 1972
Josie and the Pussycats1970TV Series layout artist - 1970
Hot Wheels1969TV Series animator - 16 episodes
Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert1969TV Movie cel painter - uncredited
Skyhawks1969TV Series animator - 1969
The Jungle Book1967story artist - uncredited
The Sword in the Stone1963assistant animator - uncredited
The Saga of Windwagon Smith1961Short assistant animator - uncredited
101 Dalmatians1961assistant animator - uncredited
Sleeping Beauty1959clean-up artist - uncredited / inbetween artist - uncredited

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
101 Dalmatians: The Further Adventures of Thunderbolt2015Video short story direction
Mulan1998story
The Hunchback of Notre Dame1996story
Slimer! And the Real Ghostbusters1988-1989TV Series writer - 3 episodes

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange2013TV Series title card - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life2016Documentary special thanks
Home on the Range2004special thanks
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth2001TV Movie documentary grateful acknowledgment

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Greatest Animated Movies2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life2016DocumentaryHimself
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition2015TV SeriesHimself
Good Day L.A.2014TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2014TV SeriesHimself
Picture Perfect: The Making of Sleeping Beauty2008Video documentary shortHimself
Golden Boy: The Story of Richie Rich2008Video shortHimself
Redefining the Line: The Making of One Hundred and One Dalmatians2001Video documentary shortHimself
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth2001TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Lifetime Achievement in AnimationInternational Family Film Festival
2003Winsor McCay AwardAnnie Awards


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#Quote
1This was like joining the Marine Corps of animation. If you made it at Disney, you could make it anywhere.


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