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 Wife: Who Was Gerald Potterton Married To?
Because Gerald Potterton kept his private life away from the public his marital status has also remained a matter of speculation.
Our checks however show that he was never married.