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Glen Keane is a renowned American animator, author, and illustrator. He is the man behind the character design and animation of Ariel, Beast, Tarzan, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Little Mermaid, and most recently Rapunzel in Tangled. Glen is famous for holding the Best animated short film and Winsor McCay awards. He was the character animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Glen Keane: Bio, Age Parents, Siblings, Family

Glen Keane was born on April 13, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father’s name is Bil Keane and his mother’s name is Thelma Keane. From childhood, he used to see his father drawing cartoons since then he developed an early interest in art. He has four siblings one sister, Gayle Keane and his brothers Jeff, Neal, and Christopher.

Glen Keane: Education, College University

Glen Keane studied at California Institute of the Arts-School of Art.  He also studied at Cal Arts under the legendary Jules Engel.

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Glen Keane: life, Professional Life, Career

Glen Keane started his journey with a simple mistake his application was accidentally sent to the Program in Experimental Animation (then called Film Graphics).

In 1974, the Disney and trained under Walt Disney’s legendary animators Ollie Johnson, Frank Thomas, and Eric Larson. He started his journey in animating scenes on “The Rescuers” before being promoted to directing animator on “The Fox and the Hound”.

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Caption: Glen Keane (Source: Pinterest)

He is well-known by these fans for creating and animating such legendary Disney characters as Ariel in “The Little Mermaid”, Aladdin, Pocahontas, the Beast from “Beauty and the Beast”, and Tarzan. He also served as supervising Animator and executive producer on “Tangled”.

Glen worked for  37 years at Disney on March 23, 2012, Glen Keane left Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Glen Keane wrote that,

“I owe so much to those great animators who mentored me–Eric Larson, Frank Thomas, and Ollie Johnston–and to the many other wonderful people at Disney whom I have been fortunate to work with in the past nearly 38 years”.

Glen Keane: Relationship, Married

Glen Keane is married to Linda Hasselroth. They got married in 1975 while the production of his debut film. The couple is happy with their love life.  The couple has two children one daughter Claire Keane the design artist and son Max Keane computer graphics artist. 

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Glen Keane: Awards, Nominations

List of Awards and Nominations 
  1. Winner for Outstanding Individual Achievement in the Field of Animation
  2. Beauty and the Beast in 1992 Nominee for   Outstanding Individual Achievement for Character Animation Tarzan in 1999Winner of Winsor McCay Award in 2008
  3. Nominated for Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
  4. Tangled (2010) Shared with: Clay Kaytis, John Kahrs and Roy Conli in 2011
  5. Winner of Special Jury Award in 2017
  6. Winner of Oscar in 2018

Glen Keane: Net Worth, Salary

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Caption: Glen Keane sketching (Source: Twitter)

As an American animator, illustrator, and author. Glen Keane has a net worth of $2 million. Before he used to earn $116,000-$125,000 as a Cartoonist

Glen Keane: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Glen Keane is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than  17k followers on facebook, 53.5 k followers on Instagram and has more than 25.4 k followers on Twitter.

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