John Hench

John Hench bio

Birth Name: John Hench

Occupation: Animator

Place Of Birth: Cedar Rapids

Date Of Birth: June 29, 1908

Date Of Death: February 5, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Hench was born on the 29th of June, 1908. He was popular for being a Animator. Animator, storyboard artist, special effects artist, and art director who worked for The Walt Disney Company for six decades. He was Mickey Mouse’s official portrait artist and was responsible for the mouse’s official 25th, 50th, 60th, 70th, and 75th birthday portraits.

John Hench was born in Cedar Rapids. He studied at several art schools, including the Art Students League of New York, the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Art Institute, and the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. He helped to build the giant, hydraulic squid in “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” His work on this film earned him an Academy Award for Best Special Effects.

John Hench was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Hench is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Hench’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Hench’s parents.

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John Hench was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: John Hench
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Hench was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: John Hench was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: John Hench had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

John Hench’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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