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    Moderator cumberlandreds's Avatar
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    Peanuts Animator Bill Melendez Dies

    The animator who brought the Peanuts characters to life has died at 91.

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    Making sense of it all Matt700wlw's Avatar
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    Re: Peanuts Animator Bill Melendez Dies

    There's the 3rd.

    Jerry Reed, Don LaFontaine (movie trailer guy) and Melendez.

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    Re: Peanuts Animator Bill Melendez Dies

    Thanks Bill- you made Christmas season that much more special. I still watch a Charlie Brown Christmas every year.
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    Re: Peanuts Animator Bill Melendez Dies

    I grew up loving Snoopy and the Peanuts gang and even now that I'm older I still love those comics and shows. I cried so hard when Charles Schulz died and now I'm sad all over again for Bill's death. I'm glad the cartoons, comics, and shows will all live on but he will definitely be missed. Thanks for the memories Bill. RIP
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    Re: Peanuts Animator Bill Melendez Dies

    Quote Originally Posted by SunDeck View Post
    Thanks Bill- you made Christmas season that much more special. I still watch a Charlie Brown Christmas every year.

    Yep, a great American classic.
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