Oscar winning animated filmmaker Gene Deitch dies at 95

Gene Deitch an award-winning animator director and producer has died at age 95.He died in his Prague apartment Thursday his publisher Petr Himmel confirmed to the Czech News Agency.No further details were given and he Born in Chicago on Aug.8,1924 Deitch met his Czech wife and fellow animator Zdenka Najmanova during a visit to Prague in 1959.

He had only planned to stay there for 10 days but after falling in love he decided to relocate.Nominated for three Academy Awards during his nearly six decade long career Deitch won an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film in 1964 for Munro.The nine-minute-comedy about a 4 year old who is drafted into the army became the first short created outside the U.S.to win the award.

In 2004 Deitch received the Winsor McCay Award for his lifelong contribution to animation.Dunia bhar ch mashoor cartoon tom and jerry te ppye varge cartoon dia filma banon wale nardeshik da aaj 95 sal di umr ch dehant ho gea hai.According to The Associated Press, he is survived by his wife and three sons from his first marriage.

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