Sammie June Lanham

Female 1926 -


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  • Name Sammie June Lanham 
    Born 7 May 1926  Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Notes 
    • Sammie June Lanham was born May 7, 1926 in Oklahoma. She graduated from Texas Technical College (now Texas Tech University) in 1949 with both a BA and BCA in Art. In 1950, she moved to California, where, in 1951 she began her animation career with Walt Disney Animation Studios.

      After leaving Disney, Ms. Lanham continued her career at Hanna-Barbera, Warner Brothers, Ralph Bakshi and other studios. Her talents can also been seen in many television commercials, including work on such animated spokesanimals as Charlie the Tuna, Tony the Tiger, The Jolly Green Giant, and the Keebler Elves.
      - IMDb Mini Biography By: Parry Boucher

      Ms. Lanham retired from active animation in 1991, though she remains active, and continues to use her artistic talents, including commissioned work for select clients. She currently resides in Vancouver, Washington. [October 2010]

      Garfield in the Rough (TV Short) (key assistant animator)
      1982 Hey Good Lookin' (assistant animator)
      1981 A Chipmunk Christmas (TV Short) (assistant animator - as Sammie Lanhan)
      1981 Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons (Short) (assistant animator)
      1980 Foods and Fun: A Nutrition Adventure (Short) (assistant animator)
      1980 Bugs Bunny's Bustin' Out All Over (TV Short) (assistant animator)
      1979 Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy in the Pumpkin Who Couldn't Smile (TV Short) (assistant animator)
      1978 Raggedy Ann and Andy in The Great Santa Claus Caper (TV Movie) (assistant animator)
      1977 The Mouse and His Child (assistant animator)
      1975 Coonskin (assistant animator)
      1974 The City That Forgot About Christmas (TV Short) (animation assistant - as Sammy Lanham)
      1973 Charlotte's Web (assistant animator)
      1961 101 Dalmatians (layout artist - as Sammie June Lanham)
      1983 Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (Short) (creative talent)
    Person ID I1529  Root Tree
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2018 

    Father Earl Ballard Lanham,   b. 31 Jul 1896, Denton, Denton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jul 1942, Pampa, Gray County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Sammie B Winn,   b. 26 Jul 1898, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1987, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 15 May 1925  Ada,Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart