Joseph Barbera

Joseph Barbera bio

Birth Name: Joseph Roland Barbera

Occupation: Animator

Place Of Birth: New York City, NY

Date Of Birth: March 24, 1911

Date Of Death: December 18, 2006

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Joseph Barbera was born on the 24th of March, 1911. He was famous for being a Animator. Animator, director, and cartoon and storyboard artist who co-created Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, and The Jetsons, with William Hanna. Together they founded one of the most successful animation studios of the 20th century.

Joseph Barbera was born in New York City, NY. He won several boxing titles during his high school years, but eventually lost interest in the sport. He attempted to gain employment as a cartoonist for The NY Hits Magazine during the Great Depression, but was never hired. He took a job at a bank before finding some success with single-panel cartoons in Redbook, Saturday Evening Post, and Collier’s. He and Hanna were awarded seven Academy Awards and eight Emmy Awards.

Joseph Barbera was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Joseph Barbera was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Joseph Barbera was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Joseph Roland Barbera
NICKNAME: Joe Barbera, Hanna Barbera, Joseph Roland Barbera, Joseph Barbera



Zodiac Sign: Joseph Barbera was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Joseph Barbera was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Joseph Barbera had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Joseph Barbera’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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