Emmy-Winning Animator of ‘Pinky and the Brain,’ ‘Animaniacs’ Dead at 61

Aug 21, 2014  •  Post A Comment

A three-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning animator who worked on shows including “Pinky and the Brain” has died. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Liz Holzman died Monday after battling cancer for years. She was 61.

In addition to her work on The WB’s “Pinky and the Brain,” Holzman worked on series including “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” “Smurfs,” DuckTales” and “Muppet Babies.” In 1996 and 1997, she shared Emmys for achievement in animation and outstanding children’s animated program for “Animaniacs.”

In 1999, Holzman shared another Emmy for outstanding special class animated program for “Pinky and the Brain,” the story notes.

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Liz Holzman

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