Hugh Fraser was born in Montana on August 15,1904. He joined the Disney studios as an animator begining on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He continued with the studios working on Pinocchio, Dumbo, Cinderella, and Alice in Wonderland. He left the Disney studios in the mid fifties and joined Hanna Barbara working on Smurfs and Scooby-do among others. In 1987 Fraser was awarded the Golden Award by the Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists Award. Fraser passed away in 1994.