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Arthur Rankin, Jr.

Born: Jul 19, 1924

Death: Jan 30, 2014

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Arthur Rankin, Jr.

Date of Birth : Jul 19, 1924
Date of Death : Jan 30, 2014
Birth Place : New York City

Arthur Gardner Rankin, Jr. was an American director, producer and writer, who mostly worked in animation. A part of Rankin/Bass Productions with his partner Jules Bass, he created stop-motion animation features such as Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and the 1977 cartoon animation of The Hobbit. He is credited on over 1,000 television programs.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Television producer
  • Television Director

Also known as

  • Arthur Gardner Rankin, Jr.
  • Arthur Rankin
  • Arthur Gardner Rankin Jr.
  • Arthur Rankin Jr.


  • Arthur Rankin
  • Marian Mansfield


  • Olga Karlatos

Awards Won

  • Peabody Award
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