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Monyreak "Monty" Oum (June 22, 1981 – February 1, 2015) was an American animator. He was known for his crossover fighting videos and worked for Rooster Teeth Productions to animate for Red vs. Blue and RWBY. He began working for Rooster Teeth in 2005.

Oum was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He was of Cambodian, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese ancestry. He was married to Sheena Duquette.

On February 1, 2015, Oum died in Austin, Texas from an allergic reaction as a result of surgery complications. He was 33.

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