Disney animation designer Iwao Takamoto dies

Iwao Takamoto, an animation designer for Walt Disney, Hanna-Barbera and Warner Bros. died on Monday (8 January) of a heart attack. He was 81. He designed the look of characters such as Scooby-Doo and ‘Krypto the Superdog’.

Warner Bros. Animation president said “Iwao Takamoto was not only a tremendously talented designer and artist, he was a beautiful human being”

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