Fred Quimby

1886 - 1965

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Frederick Clinton Quimby (July 31, 1886 – September 16, 1965) was an American animation producer and journalist, best known for producing the Tom and Jerry cartoon series, for which he won seven Academy Awards for Best Animated Short Film. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Quimby has received more than 481,427 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Fred Quimby is the 25th most popular producer (up from 30th in 2019), the 3,203rd most popular biography from United States (up from 4,249th in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Producer.

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Among producers, Fred Quimby ranks 25 out of 89Before him are Claude Berri, Darryl F. Zanuck, William Fox, Raymond Chow, Irving Thalberg, and Dick Wolf. After him are John de Mol Jr., Don Simpson, Kathleen Kennedy, Stephen J. Cannell, Erich Pommer, and Michael G. Wilson.

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Among people born in 1886, Fred Quimby ranks 114Before him are Victor Boin, Taimur bin Feisal, Ty Cobb, Wilhelm Marschall, Salvador de Madariaga, and Fernand Crommelynck. After him are Ferenc Münnich, Armin T. Wegner, Al Jolson, Peter Freuchen, Mir Osman Ali Khan, and Itzhak Katzenelson. Among people deceased in 1965, Fred Quimby ranks 77Before him are Lionel Terray, Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern, Taimur bin Feisal, Odile Defraye, Roberto Cherro, and Jesse Douglas. After him are Vittorio Jano, Abraham Fraenkel, Alfredo Guzzoni, Edward R. Murrow, Shirley Jackson, and Sonny Boy Williamson II.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred Quimby ranks 3,203 out of 15,968Before him are John Ritter (1948), Stuart Gordon (1947), Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857), Edward Kasner (1878), Diana Serra Cary (1918), and René Auberjonois (1940). After him are Rosemary Clooney (1928), Patty Hearst (1954), Erica Jong (1942), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892), and Scott Walker (1943).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Fred Quimby ranks 14Before him are Gene Roddenberry (1921), Albert R. Broccoli (1909), Joel Silver (1952), Darryl F. Zanuck (1902), Irving Thalberg (1899), and Dick Wolf (1946). After him are Don Simpson (1943), Kathleen Kennedy (1953), Stephen J. Cannell (1941), Michael G. Wilson (1942), Robert Evans (1930), and Saul Zaentz (1921).