DONALD VIRGIL BLUTH
He is an American animation director, screenwriter, and producer.
He was born on September 13, 1937, in El Paso, Texas, USA. He has Swedish, English, Irish, Scottish and German roots.
He attended Brigham Young University, Utah, where he majored in English literature.
From 1955 to 1957 he worked for Walt Disney Productions. In 1967 he began working for Filmation. In 1979 he founded his own animation studio Don Bluth Productions which did not last long. In 2020 he founded Don Bluth Studios, with the aim of reviving animation.
He gained fame as the director of animated films "The Secret of the Rats," "Earth Before Time," and "Anastasia.