Art Clokey

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Art Clokey

Born

7/7/1921, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Birth Name

Arthur Charles Clokey

Gender

Male
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Art Clokey is a pioneer in the popularization of stop motion clay animation, beginning in 1955 with a film experiment called Gumbasia, influenced by his professor Slavko Vorkapich at the University of Southern California (known colloquially as USC Film School). Clokey received his undergraduate degree from Miami University…more

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  • Creator of Gumby.

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    Meet the man who invented everyones number one favorite clay hero Gumby. This guy is a true genius and deserves a huge pat on the back. Gumby was a show that entertained all. My entire family used to watch it because it was so cool. This is a true genius.
  • The Very First Clay Animator

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    Art Clokey has created the best clay animations ever. He's better known as "Gumby's Dad". I love his cartoons. They're very original in plasticine. Gumby is my most favorite clay character. I wonder why he stopped making new episodes. They're so great. Especially the ones made in 1988, the series became very funny and rare. I wish I got to know him more.