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Kelly Asbury

Animation director

Born - 15 January 1960, Beaumont, Texas, USA
Died - 26 June 2020

Snub-nosed, bespectacled, studious-looking American animator with receding brown hair, who worked as an animator for Disney on such projects as The Black Cauldron (1985), The Rescuers Down Under (1990), Beauty and the Beast (1991) and Toy Story (1995), He also worked on Shrek (2001), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Frozen (2013) and The Addams Family (2019). As director or co-director, he made Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), Shrek 2 (2004) - these two both nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar - Gnomeo and Juliet (2011), Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017) and Ugly Dolls (2019), his last. He died from cancer.