Bob Kurtz

Bob Kurtz is an American animator who writes, designs, & directs films & commercials. He was educated at the Chouinard Art Institute. More recently, he has served as a governor of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.

He started his career in the 1960s writing cartoons such as The Pink Panther & Cool Cat. In the 1970s, he founded his own animation company, Kurtz & Friends, in Burbank, California. His credits include title animation for the movies Gambit, The Pink Panther, & City Slickers, segments for Jurassic Park, & commercials for Honda & the California Department of Public Health. His work has been recognized numerous awards, including a Peabody Award, an Emmy, & the Annie Award for Lifetime Achievement.


Kurtz created several animated inserts for SESAME STREET in the late 1970s,

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