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Triple Oscar-winning British animator Richard Williams behind blockbusters Roger Rabbit and Pink Panther dies aged 86 Animator Richard Williams died at his home in Bristol on Friday aged 86  Williams was best known for hit films such as 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' His adaptation of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol' in 1971 saw him win his first Oscar The award-winning animator credited Disney's 'Snow White' as his influence  

By Emily Webber For Mailonline

Published: 14:44 BST, 17 August 2019 | Updated: 14:51 BST, 17 August 2019

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Richard Williams died aged 86 at his home in Bristol on Friday. He was the animation director on the 1988 blockbuster 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' - creating characters including Roger and Jessica Rabbit

Richard Williams died aged 86 at his home in Bristol on Friday. He was the animation director on the 1988 blockbuster 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' - creating characters including Roger and Jessica Rabbit

Acclaimed animator Richard Williams, who worked on hit films including 'Roger Rabbit' and the 'Pink Panther', has died.

The 86-year-old triple Oscar and triple Bafta winner, who was born in Toronto, Canada and moved to Britain in the 1950s, died at his home in Bristol on Friday, his family announced.

Williams was the animation director on the 1988 blockbuster 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit?' - creating characters including Roger and Jessica Rabbit. 

The live-action animated film starring Bob Hoskins, saw Williams win a Bafta as well as two Oscars for his

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