He joined Disney in 1930 as an artist and attended ChouinardArt Institute at night. Roy also did work for the US Arm forces during WWIIdesigning more the 100 insignias. He also was credited with designing the mouseears worn on the Mickey Mouse Club. He and Jack Kinney worked on the MickeyMouse Club and became a member on the series.
He work on over 40 films (overhalf uncredited). He died November 7 1976 aged 69 Burbank California. John Ryan Kinney was born March 29, 1909 in Utah. His bother Richard Timothy Kinney was born in 1916 in Utah. Fremont High School where he met Roy Williams who both on the Football team.
Jack and Roy both joined Walt Disney Studio in 1931. Jack started as an inker for the franchises Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphony. In 1940 he became a Director. Jack worked for Disney for 27 years, he was joined by his brother Richard.
Films including Dumbo, Pinocchio, The Three Caballeros, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad and many short sand specials. In 1954 to 1957 he formed a new company with Hal Adelquist alsofrom Disney named Kinney-Adelquist Productions, Inc.Producing 1001 ArabianNights and Mr. From 1960 - 1961 he partnered with Dick Kenney to create Popeye the Sailor and. The New Three Stooges for King Features Syndicate. From 1978 - 1982 he worked with Hanna Barbera on Scooby-Doo and Scrappy Doo and The Scooby & Scappy-Doo / PuppyHour. Jack Kinney was married twice. Eva Jane Sinclair Kinney 1945 - 1992 Children 0. He died February 9 1992 aged 82 in Glendale California. Born in Seattle, Washington, Homer Brightman writer (147credits), director (1 credit), story artist and animator. He joined Disney Studio in 1935. During those15 years often call the "Golden Age of Disney Animation " and he worked on the SnowWhite and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Oscar winning short "Lend a Paw" aswell as many more. After Disney he worked for Walter Lantz Production, MGMcartoon studio, UPA and the other top Animation houses of the time.
The list offilms are to long to name but his hands were in on the most memorable animationof the time. From Cinderella, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Chilly Willy and thepopular, Woody Woodpecker. He alsopublished (under Disney nameplate) many books including Mary Poppins. His book" Life in the MouseHouse" was published after his death to protect his fellow Disney co-workers.