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Tyrus Wong
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Wong in 2014
Born (1910-10-25)October 25, 1910
Xinning, Guangdong, China
Died December 29, 2016(2016-12-29) (aged 106)
Nationality Chinese American
Known for Movies, mural, painting
Notable work
Awards CAM Historymakers Award Disney Legends Award

Tyrus Wong (traditional Chinese: 黃齊耀; simplified Chinese: 黄齐耀; pinyin: Huáng Qíyào; Cantonese Yale: Wong Chaiyiu; October 25, 1910 – December 29, 2016) was a Chinese-born American artist.

He was a painter, muralist, ceramicist, lithographer, designer and kite maker. Wong has worked for Disney and Warner Brothers. Wong's most famous work was for the Disney animated classic, Bambi.

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