Animators pay tribute to Bob Godfrey
Several animators and illustrators have taken to Twitter to share memories and pay respect to Bob Godfrey.
Will Brenton, the creator of the Tweenies also commented on the death of the voice of Roobarb, Richard Briers:
Read: Actor Richard Briers dies.
Illustrator and animator An Vrombaut also paid tribute to Godfrey:
Joanna Quinn is an animator and has shared a drawing of Bob Godfrey:
Henry's Cat animator dies
Bob Godfrey's Films produced Henry's Cat, which Godfrey narrated as well as animated.
Godfrey's family confirmed today that the Oscar winning illustrator had died at the age of 91:
Watch a clip of Roobarb and Custard
Godfrey was 'great inspiration' to Aardman animator
Co-Owner and Creative Director of Aardman Animations, Peter Lord, has tweeted his tribute to animator Bob Godfrey who has died aged 91:
Roobarb and Custard animator Bob Godfrey dies
The BBC has said that animator Bob Godfrey whose career spanned 50 years and included cartoons Roobarb and Custard and Henry the Cat, has died aged 91.
Godfrey won an Oscar for his short film Great, a biography of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, but was best known for his TV work.
His death follows the death of actor Richard Briers, known for his role Roobarb and Custard, who died at the age of 79 earlier this week.
Watch a clip of Godfrey's other famous cartoon, Henry's Cat