Danny Antonucci

Danny Antonucci
Date of Birth:
Feb 27, 1957
Place of Birth:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Animator, Director, Producer, Writer
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Years active:
1971 – Present
Known for:
Ed, Edd N Eddy, Lupo The Butcher, The Brothers Grunt

Danny Antonucci - Biography Summary

Daniel Edward Antonucci (; born February 27, 1957) is a Canadian animator, director, producer, and writer. He is known for creating the Cartoon Network animated comedy series Ed, Edd n Eddy. He also created Lupo the Butcher, Cartoon Sushi, and The Brothers Grunt.

Antonucci dropped out of the Sheridan College of Visual Arts to take a job as an animator at Hanna-Barbera, where he worked on a number of series, including The Flintstones Comedy Hour, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo, The Smurfs, and Richie Rich. He continued his career in Vancouver, where he worked on animated shorts and television commercials for International Rocketship Limited, and created his first solo work, the animated short Lupo the Butcher. At MTV, he worked on a number of commercials, his series The Brothers Grunt, and the animation showcase program Cartoon Sushi, which he co-created with Keith Alcorn. He went on to create Ed, Edd n Eddy for Cartoon Network. In 2008, Antonucci signed to the now-defunct WildBrain.

Throughout his career, Antonucci won a number of awards. Many of his commercials for Converse, ESPN and Levi's won a number of awards. Lupo the Butcher was a successful short and is considered to be a cult classic.

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