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|Born|| Joseph Roland Barbera|
March 24, 1911
New York City, New York
|Died|| December 18, 2006 (Age 95)|
Los Angeles, California
Joseph Roland Barbera (born March 24, 1911; died December 18, 2006) was an animator who served as producer and director on Fantastic Four and executive producer on Fred and Barney Meet the Thing. He and his partner William Hanna formed the animation company Hanna-Barbera Productions.
Other notables works include The Ruff & Reddy Show, Quick Draw McGraw, The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Yogi Bear Show, Top Cat, Jonny Quest, The Secret Squirrel Show, The Magilla Gorilla Show, The Flintstones, The Atom Ant Show, A Laurel and Hardy Cartoon, Space Ghost, Wacky Races, Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines, Harlem Globe Trotters, Scooby Doo, Where Are You!, Josie and the Pussycats, Sealab 2020, Charlotte's Web, Speed Buggy, The New Scooby-Doo Movies, Yogi's Gang, The Addams Family, Super Friends, Hong Kong Phooey, The New Tom & Jerry Show, Dinky Dog, The All-New Popeye Hour, Godzilla, Space Stars, The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Ri¢hie Ri¢h, The Dukes, Pac-Man, Pink Panther and Sons, The Pound Puppies, Challenge of the GoBots, The Jetsons, The Flintstone Kids, Snorks, Fantastic Max, The Smurfs, Paddington Bear, Gravedale High, Tom & Jerry Kids Show, and The Cartoon Cartoon Show.