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Mark Henn
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Born 1958 Dayton, Ohio
Died
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Nationality Flag of the United States American
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Occupation(s) Animator
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Mark Henn (born 1958 Dayton, Ohio) is one of the most famous Disney animators, for title characters and the leading characters.

First hired by Disney in 1980, is one of the longest continuosly employed artists at the studio.[1] Henn is well known for drawing female characters, such as Jasmine, Mulan, Tiana, Belle, Giselle, Pocahontas, and Ariel.[2]

In more recent years, he has helped to instruct yourger animators how to utilize the principles of traditional animation in CG animation, doing hand drawn overlays on character poses to better help bring life to the character animation.

Animation credits

Year Film Position
1981 The Fox and the Hound Inbetweener (uncredited)
1983 Mickey's Christmas Carol Animator
1985 The Black Cauldron Animator
1986 The Great Mouse Detective Supervising Animator: Basil and Dr. Dawson
1988 Oliver & Company Supervising Animator: Oliver and Dodger
1989 The Little Mermaid Supervising Animator: Ariel
1990 The Rescuers Down Under Supervising Animator
1990 The Prince and the Pauper Character Animator
1991 Beauty and the Beast Supervising Animator: Belle
1992 Aladdin Supervising Animator: Jasmine
1994 The Lion King Supervising Animator: Young Simba
1995 Pocahontas Animator: Pocahontas
2000 John Henry Director
1998 Mulan Supervising Animator: Mulan and Fa Zhou
2002 Lilo & Stitch Lead Animator: Hula Dancers
2004 Home on the Range Supervising Animator: Grace, Wesley, Rusty, and Pearl
2006 Bambi II Supervising Animator: Ronno
2007 Meet the Robinsons Animator
2007 How to Hook Up Your Home Theater Animator
2007 Enchanted Animator
2009 The Princess and the Frog Supervising Animator: Tiana
2011 Winnie the Pooh Supervising Animator: Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin
2012 Wreck-It Ralph Additional Visual Developement
2013 Get A Horse! Animator: Pete
2013 Saving Mr. Banks Animator: Tinker Bell
2013 Frozen Animator: Anna and Olaf
2014 Big Hero 6 Lead 2D Animator

Gallery


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In the Past
Disney's Nine Old Men: Milt Kahl | Frank Thomas | Ollie Johnston | Les Clark | John Lounsbery | Marc Davis | Ward Kimball | Eric Larson | Wolfgang Reitherman

Animators: Bill Tytla | Art Babbitt | Preston Blair | Ed Love | Fred Moore | Shamus Culhane | Cy Young | Don Lusk | Norman Ferguson | Hal King | Jack Hannah | Jack Kinney | Cliff Nordberg | Bob Carlson | Hal Ambro | Ken O'Brien | Judge Whitaker | Eric Cleworth | Harvey Toombs | Marvin Woodward | Bill Justice | Jerry Hathcock | Hugh Fraser | Clair Weeks | Don Bluth | Berny Wolf | Don Towsley | Norman Tate | John Bradbury | Lynn Karp | Charles A. Nichols | Art Palmer | Joshua Meador | Don Tobin | Robert Martsch | George Rowley | John McManus | Don Patterson | John Elliotte | Phil Duncan | George Kreisel | John Freeman | Jack Campbell | Ed Aardal | Blaine Gibson | Ken Hultgren | Fred Kopietz | George Nicholas | Bob Youngquist | John Kennedy | Henry Tanous | Dick Lucas | John Sibley | John Ewing | Walt Stanchfield | Fred Hellmich | Blaine Gibson | Julius Svendsen | Bill Keil | Andy Paliwoda

Visual Development, Layout, Background Artists and Character Designers: Gustaf Tenggren | Mary Blair | David Hall | Joe Grant | Campbell Grant | Mel Shaw | Claude Coats | Don DaGradi | John Hench | Art Riley | Eyvind Earle | Thelma Witmer | Al Dempster | Dick Anthony | Don Griffith | Ralph Hulett | Ray Huffine | Art Landy | Brice Mack | Al Zinnen | Ken O'Connor | Charles Philippi | McLaren Stewart | Tom Codrick | Hugh Hennesy | Lance Nolley | Thor Putnam | Albert Hurter | John Miller | Martin Provensen | John Walbridge | Dick Kelsey | Kay Nielsen | Terrell Stapp | John Hubley | Merle Cox | Ray Huffine | Mac Stewart | Jimi Trout | Basil Davidovich | Jack Hubler | Erni Nordli | Victor Haboush | Homer Jonas | Ray Aragon | Frank Artimage | Walt Peregoy | Bill Layne | Fil Mottola | Richard H. Thomas | Dale Barnhart | Anthony Rizzo | Sylvia Roemer

Storyboard Artists and Writers: Ted Sears | Bill Peet | Ralph Wright | Erdman Penner | Winston Hibler | Joe Rinaldi | Milt Banta | Bill Cottrell | Webb Smith | Aurelius Battaglia | Otto Englander | Joseph Sabo | Dick Huemer | Tom Oreb | Del Connell | Floyd Norman

Directors: Clyde Geronimi | Hamilton Luske | Wilfred Jackson | Bill Roberts | Jack Kinney | Ben Sharpsteen | Art Stevens | Ted Berman | Richard Rich

Producers: Walt Disney | Winston Hibler | Ron Miller | Joe Hale | Ken Anderson

In the Renaissance, the Present and the Revival
Directors: Ron Clements | John Musker | Rob Minkoff | Roger Allers | Chris Buck | Chris Williams | George Scribner | Jennifer Lee | Rich Moore | Don Hall | Gary Trousdale | Kirk Wise

Producers: Peter Del Vecho | Don Hahn | Clark Spencer

Executive Producers: John Lasseter

Supervising Animators: Glen Keane | Andreas Deja | Randy Haycock | Alex Kupershmidt | Anthony DeRosa | Eric Goldberg | Mark Henn | John Pomeroy | T. Daniel Hofstedt | Tony Bancroft | Tom Bancroft | Tony Fucile | Russ Edmonds | Duncan Marjoribanks | Ruben Aquino | Nik Ranieri | Ron Husband | Rick Farmiloe

Visual Development & Storyboard Artists: Paul Felix | Andy Gaskill | Dean DeBlois | Lorna Cook | Bill Schwab | Lisa Keene | Claire Keane | Chen Yi-Chang | Vance Gerry | Brittney Lee

References

  1. http://50mostinfluentialdisneyanimators.wordpress.com/2011/10/01/10-mark-henn/
  2. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0377166/

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