According to the Hollywood reporter, Sullivan retirement community the woodland, hills – based campus of the motion picture and television fund confirmed and the news of her death. Sullivan is the third member of the industry retirement home to die as a result of COVID-19.
At MPTF, the animator was nicknamed ” giggles ” by staff, with chaplain Dina superstock saying in a statement, “she had the best laugh of any person I’ve ever known. Ann Sullivan didn’t just laugh with a sound. When she giggled, her whole body would shake and light up with joy, and it was contagious for everyone in the room.
After graduation in the 1950s, she started working as a member of the animation paint lab at the Walt Disney company. Sullivan left her job to raise 4 children, but she re-entered the business in 1973 when she started at elimination and Hanna barbera.
The animator later returned Disney, landing credits can studios titles from the late 1980s to the mid-2000s. Sullivan worked in the paint lab in 1988s Oliver and the company. 1989s the little mermaid 1991s rover Dangerfield and 1992s cool world.
She painted for the 1990s short the Prince and the pauper, 1994 the Lion King. 1995s Pocahontas, 1997 Hercules, 1999 Tarzan and fantasia 2000, 2000 the emperor’s new groove, and,2002, lilo and stitch and treasure planet.
Ann Sullivan also is credited for having worked as a cel painter in 1994 s the page master and the performing additional caps and painting on 2004 s home on the range. She is survived by four children, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.