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Mark Henn
Background information
Born 1958 Dayton, Ohio
Cause of death
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Alternate names
Occupation(s) Animator
Years active


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
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




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