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Connie Rasinski
Birth: Jan. 28, 1907
Death: Oct. 13, 1965

Motion Picture Animator, Director. A key artist of the Terrytoons cartoon studio for over 30 years. During the 1940s Rasinski helped create the popular characters Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle, and was responsible for their definitive design. His Mighty Mouse short "Gypsy Life" (1945) was nominated for an Academy Award. J. Conrad Rasinski was born in Torrington, Connecticut. In 1930 producer Paul Terry hired him as an inker and he was already a top animator when he debuted as a director with "The Saw Mill Mystery" (1937). He continued to animate throughout his lifelong directing tenure at that studio. A solid craftsman, Rasinsky was able to create fast-paced and entertaining cartoons (particularly the Heckle and Jeckle films) despite the low-budget assembly line methods Terrytoons was notorious for. After Terry's retirement in 1955 he did more stylistically inventive work for producers Gene Dietch and Ralph Bakshi, on such series as "Tom Terrific", "Deputy Dawg", "Silly Sidney", "Hashimoto", "Hector Heathcote", and "The Mighty Heroes". In all Rasinski served as director-animator on over 200 theatrical and TV cartoons. He died of a heart attack. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum
Hartsdale
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 24, 2008
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