Wolfgang Reitherman bio

Birth Name: Wolfgang Reitherman

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: June 26, 1909

Date Of Death: May 22, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Wolfgang Reitherman was born on the 26th of June, 1909. He was known for being a Cartoonist. Longtime Disney employee who worked as an animator on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia, Cinderella, Peter Pan, and Lady and the Tramp. He also directed Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians, The Jungle Book, and several other popular Disney movies.

Wolfgang Reitherman was born in Germany. He began his career at Disney in the early 1930s, working on such classic short films as Elmer Elephant and Music Land. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service in World War II as a member of the United States Air Force.

Wolfgang Reitherman was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Personal Life

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Wolfgang Reitherman was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Wolfgang Reitherman
NICKNAME: Wolfgang
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Wolfgang Reitherman 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: Wolfgang Reitherman was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Wolfgang Reitherman 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.

Wolfgang Reitherman’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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