Ollie Johnston, Last of Disney’s “Nine Old Men”, Passes Away

Ollie Johnston, the last surviving member of Disney’s “Nine Old Men”, passed away Monday at age 95. He died of natural causes at a long-term care facility in Sequim, Washington.

Besides being a Directing Animator for Song of the South, Ollie worked on numerous other Disney films, including Snow White and the Seven DwarfsFantasiaBambiCinderellaAlice in WonderlandPeter PanLady and the TrampSleeping Beauty101 DalmatiansMary PoppinsThe Jungle BookThe AristocatsRobin Hood and The Rescuers.

We will miss you, Ollie! Thank you for all the wonderful films I was fortunate to grow up with.

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