Joseph Barbera was part of the best animation team in history. He was the co-founder of Hanna-Barbera Production with fellow MGM worker, William Hanna. In 1954, Hanna-Barbera Production was formed and since then it's been nothing short of amazing at what was produced by them. They produced animated…more
Before becoming an animator, Barbera was a tailor's delivery boy.
Joseph Barbera was married to Sheila Barbera.
In 1994, Joseph Barbera wrote a book called My Life in 'Toons: From Flatbush to Bedrock in Under a Century.
Joseph Barbera has three kids named Jayne, Neal, and Lynn.
Joseph Barbera won four Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.
In 1937, Joseph Barbera signed a deal to be a writer for MGM. While working there, he met his future partner William Hanna.
In 1994, Joseph Barbera was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
In 1987, Joseph Barbera won the Governor's Award.
Joseph Barbera went to the New York University in New York City, New York. He also the American Institute of Banking in New York City, New York.
Joseph Barbera was the director of over 230 films and tv shows. He has produced of over 220 films and tv shows.
Joseph Barbera helped in the production of classic cartoons like Tom & Jerry, The Flintstones, The Jetsons, The Huckleberry Hound Show, The Yogi Bear Show, Jonny Quest, and Scooby-Doo.
Joseph Barbera and his partner William Hanna, were the co-founders of Hanna-Barbera, an animated cartoon production company.
Joseph Barbera was an animator, cartoon artist, storyboard artist, director, executive, story writer, accountant and producer.
Joseph Barbera tried to become a magazine cartoonist, for The NY Hits Magazine, during the Great Depression, but he didn't have success.
Joseph Barbera: Faced with the choice of enduring a bad toothache or going to the dentist, we generally tried to ride out the bad tooth.
Joseph Barbera: Except for me, no one in my family could draw.
Joseph Barbera: Despite the rejection, and in violation of all the rules, I came back year after year.
Joseph Barbera: Bill Hanna and I owe an awful lot to television, but we both got our start and built the first phase of our partnership in the movies.
Joseph: After Tom and Jerry earned seven Oscars, it felt damn good to win again and be allowed to walk up on a stage to receive the statuette.
Barry Meyer: (The Warner Bros chairman on Joseph's death) The characters he created with his late partner, William Hannah, are not only animated superstars but also a very beloved part of American pop culture. While he will be missed by his family and friends, Joe will live on through his work.