Tuesday, March 17, 2009

BBC NEWS- Magoo creator Kaufman dies at 92

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Magoo creator Kaufman dies at 92: "The creator of the bumbling cartoon character Mr Magoo, Millard Kaufman, has died at the age of 92.
Kaufman wrote for television and film earning Oscar nominations for Bad Day at Black Rock and Take the High Ground.
He created weak-eyed elderly Magoo for the 1949 animated short Ragtime Bear, which was voiced by actor Jim Backus.
The screenwriter published his first novel aged 90. Bowl of Cherries was a surprise cult hit and his second novel is due out in late 2009."


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