Gerald Potterton was born on 8 March 1931 in London, England.
He was a British-Canadian director, writer, producer, and animator.
Potterton attended the Hammersmith Art School in West London and at the age of 24, he moved to Canada from England.
He is acclaimed for directing Heavy Metal, a cult classic, and for animation for Yellow Submarine.
Potterton worked initially as an assistant animator in London before joining the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) to direct animated and live-action films.
Potterton established his own production company called Potterton Productions, which is now defunct. His production company produced Peter Sander’s The Selfish Giant.
He is a three-time Academy Awards nominee; he was nominated for Best Animated Short Film as a director on the NFB and as a producer for The Selfish Giant.
Gerald Potterton Cause Of Death
The cause of Potterton’s death is yet to be disclosed.
Gerald Potterton Age
Potterton was 91 years old at the time of his death.
Gerald Potterton Net Worth
Potterton was estimated to be worth $9 million.
Gerald Potterton Family
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Gerald Potterton Wife
Potterton did not have a wife.
Gerald Potterton Children
Potterton did not have any children.
Gerald Potterton Parents
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Gerald Potterton Siblings
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