Facts of Glen Keane
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Glen Keane is a renowned American animator, author, and illustrator. He is the man behind the character design and animation of Ariel, Beast, Tarzan, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Little Mermaid, and most recently Rapunzel in Tangled. Glen is famous for holding the Best animated short film and Winsor McCay awards. He was the character animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Glen Keane: Bio, Age Parents, Siblings, Family
Glen Keane was born on April 13, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father’s name is Bil Keane and his mother’s name is Thelma Keane. From childhood, he used to see his father drawing cartoons since then he developed an early interest in art. He has four siblings one sister, Gayle Keane and his brothers Jeff, Neal, and Christopher.
Glen Keane: Education, College University
Glen Keane studied at California Institute of the Arts-School of Art. He also studied at Cal Arts under the legendary Jules Engel.
Glen Keane: life, Professional Life, Career
Glen Keane started his journey with a simple mistake his application was accidentally sent to the Program in Experimental Animation (then called Film Graphics).
In 1974, the Disney and trained under Walt Disney’s legendary animators Ollie Johnson, Frank Thomas, and Eric Larson. He started his journey in animating scenes on “The Rescuers” before being promoted to directing animator on “The Fox and the Hound”.
He is well-known by these fans for creating and animating such legendary Disney characters as Ariel in “The Little Mermaid”, Aladdin, Pocahontas, the Beast from “Beauty and the Beast”, and Tarzan. He also served as supervising Animator and executive producer on “Tangled”.
Glen worked for 37 years at Disney on March 23, 2012, Glen Keane left Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Glen Keane wrote that,
“I owe so much to those great animators who mentored me–Eric Larson, Frank Thomas, and Ollie Johnston–and to the many other wonderful people at Disney whom I have been fortunate to work with in the past nearly 38 years”.
Glen Keane: Relationship, Married
Glen Keane is married to Linda Hasselroth. They got married in 1975 while the production of his debut film. The couple is happy with their love life. The couple has two children one daughter Claire Keane the design artist and son Max Keane computer graphics artist.
Glen Keane: Awards, Nominations
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Glen Keane: Net Worth, Salary
As an American animator, illustrator, and author. Glen Keane has a net worth of $2 million. Before he used to earn $116,000-$125,000 as a Cartoonist
Glen Keane: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Glen Keane is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 17k followers on facebook, 53.5 k followers on Instagram and has more than 25.4 k followers on Twitter.
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