Henry Selick Overview

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Born: November 30, 1952

Born in Glenridge, New Jersey and raised in nearby Rumson, Henry Selick began drawing by age three and attracted lots of attention with his early efforts. His sketches of heroes, lions and eagles brought so much attention that by the fifth grade, he decided to give up art and avoid the spotlight. Aside from the typical Disney classics, an early influence on his artistic style was the 1926 German silent animated film by Lotte Reiniger, The Adventure of Prince Achmed. Stop-motion... See All

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