Ralph Bakshi

Animation Department, Director, Writer

Animation Department, Director, Writer


Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. He was born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Israel, the son of Mina (Zlotin) and Eliezar Bakshi, and is of Krymchak Jewish descent. He was raised in Brownsville, after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and ...
Birth date
1938-10-29
Awards
4 wins & 3 nominations.
Height
6' 3" (1.91 m)

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Animation departmentLast Days of Coney Island
(Short) (animation) / (backgrounds)
2015
Animation departmentSpicy City
(TV Series) (character designer - 2 episodes) - Sex Drive (1997) ... (character designer) - Mano's Hands (1997) ... (character designer)
1997
Animation departmentThe Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat
(TV Series short) (animator - 6 episodes) - Wizards and Lizards/The Evil Donut/An Auto Biography (1997) ... (animator - uncredited) - Heart of Tin/Battle of the Brains/TV or Not TV (1996) ... (animator - uncredited) - The Punderground/Nightmare on Oak Street/Star Trash (1996) ... (animator - uncredited) - Love at First Slice/Space Case/Peg Leg Felix (1995) ... (animator - uncredited) - Noah's Nightclub/Felix's Gold Score/Forever Rafter (1995) ... (animator - uncredited) Show all 6 episodes
1995-1997
Animation departmentBabe, He Calls Me
(Short) (animator)
1997
Animation departmentWhat a Cartoon!
(TV Series short) (animator - 2 episodes) - Babe, He Calls Me (1997) ... (animator) - Malcom and Melvin (1997) ... (animator)
1997
Animation departmentMalcom and Melvin
(Short) (animator)
1997
Animation departmentCannonball Run II
(director: animation sequence)
1984
Animation departmentHalloween III: Season of the Witch
(animation director)
1982
Animation departmentHeavy Traffic
(character creator)
1973
Animation departmentOscar's Birthday Present
(Short) (animator)
1971
Animation departmentIce Cream for Help
(Short) (animator)
1971
Animation departmentThe Shocker
(Short) (animator)
1970
Animation departmentThe Proton Pulsator
(Short) (animator)
1970
Animation departmentThe Drifter
(Short) (animator)
1970
Animation departmentThe Ghost Monster
(Short) (animator)
1970
Animation departmentMini-Squirts
(Short) (character designer)
1967
Animation departmentThe Bickersons
(Short) (character designer)
1967
Animation departmentThe Monster Master
(Short) (animator)
1966
Animation departmentScuba Duba Do
(Short) (animator)
1966
Animation departmentDr. Ha-Ha
(Short) (animator)
1966
Animation departmentThe Third Musketeer
(Short) (animator)
1965
Animation departmentDress Reversal
(Short) (animator)
1965
Animation departmentDon't Spill the Beans
(Short) (animator)
1965
Animation departmentGadmouse the Apprentice Good Fairy
(Short) (animator)
1965
Animation departmentPeace Pipe
(Short) (animator)
1964
Animation departmentTea Party
(Short) (animator)
1963
Animation departmentThe Deputy Dawg Show
(TV Series) (animator - 95 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (layout artist - 1 episode, 1962) - Astronut (1963) ... (animator) - Just Ghost t' Show You (1963) ... (animator) - Grandpa Law (1963) ... (animator) - Bad Luck Day (1963) ... (animator) - Daddy Frog Legs (1963) ... (animator) Show all 96 episodes
Animation departmentSpooky-Yaki
(Short) (animator)
1963
Animation departmentHe-Man Seaman
(Short) (animator)
1962
Animation departmentRebel Trouble
(Short) (animator)
1962
Animation departmentWhere There's Smoke
(Short) (animator)
1962
Animation departmentThe Adventures of Lariat Sam
(TV Series) (animator)
1962
Animation departmentUnsung Hero
(Short) (animator)
1961
Animation departmentThe Famous Ride
(Short) (animator)
1960
Animation departmentThe Mysterious Package
(Short) (animator)
1960
Animation departmentHouse of Hashimoto
(Short) (animator)
1960
Animation departmentThe Hector Heathcote Show
(TV Series) (animator)
1959
Animation departmentDustcap Doormat
(Short) (ink & paint artist - uncredited)
1958
Animation departmentIt's a Living
(Short) (ink & paint artist)
1957
Animation departmentClint Clobber's Cat
(Short) (ink & paint artist)
1957
Animation departmentShove Thy Neighbor
(Short) (ink & paint artist)
1957
Animation departmentThe Heckle and Jeckle Show
(TV Series) (animator)
1956
RoleTitleYear
DirectorLast Days of Coney Island
(Short)
2015
DirectorTrickle Dickle Down
(Short)
2012
Director100 Greatest Cartoons
(TV Special documentary) (original material)
2005
DirectorSpicy City
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Sex Drive (1997) - Mano's Hands (1997)
1997
DirectorBabe, He Calls Me
(Short)
1997
DirectorWhat a Cartoon!
(TV Series short) (2 episodes) - Babe, He Calls Me (1997) - Malcom and Melvin (1997)
1997
DirectorMalcom and Melvin
(Short)
1997
DirectorCool and the Crazy
(TV Movie)
1994
DirectorRebel Highway
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Cool and the Crazy (1994)
1994
DirectorDavid Bowie: Real Cool World
(Video short)
1992
DirectorCool World1992
DirectorMy Life with the Thrill Kill Kult: Sex on Wheelz
(Video short)
1991
DirectorImagining America
(TV Movie) (episode "This Ain't Bebop")
1989
DirectorThis Ain't Bebop
(TV Short)
1989
DirectorThe Butter Battle Book
(TV Short) (supervising director)
1989
DirectorHound Town
(TV Short)
1989
DirectorChristmas in Tattertown
(TV Short)
1988
DirectorMighty Mouse: The New Adventures
(TV Series) (supervising director - 19 episodes) - A Star Is Milked/Mighty's Tone Poem (1988) ... (supervising director) - Mouse and Supermouse/The Bride of Mighty Mouse (1988) ... (supervising director) - Snow White and the Motor City Dwarfs/Don't Touch That Dial (1988) ... (segment "Snow White and the Motor City Dwarfs") / (supervising director) - Bat with a Golden Tongue/Mundane Voyage (1988) ... (supervising director) - Mighty's Wedlock Whimsy/Anatomy of a Milquetoast (1988) ... (supervising director) Show all 19 episodes
1987-1988
DirectorThe Rolling Stones: Harlem Shuffle
(Video short)
1986
DirectorCannonball Run II
(animation director - uncredited)
1984
DirectorFire and Ice1983
DirectorHey Good Lookin'1982
DirectorThe Cigarette and the Weed
(Short)
1981
DirectorAmerican Pop1981
DirectorThe Lord of the Rings1978
DirectorWizards1977
DirectorCoonskin1975
DirectorHeavy Traffic1973
DirectorThe Paper Monster
(Short)
1972
DirectorFritz the Cat1972
DirectorMartin Luther King, Jr.
(Short)
1971
DirectorOscar's Birthday Present
(Short)
1971
DirectorThe Big Freeze
(Short)
1971
DirectorThe Duster
(Short)
1971
DirectorThe Enlarger
(Short)
1971
DirectorLost and Foundation
(Short)
1970
DirectorThe Shocker
(Short)
1970
DirectorThe Proton Pulsator
(Short)
1970
DirectorThe Drifter
(Short)
1970
DirectorSpider-Man
(TV Series) (25 episodes) - Trip to Tomorrow (1970) - Down to Earth (1970) - Specialists and Slaves (1970) - Revolt in the Fifth Dimension (1970) - Rollarama (1970) Show all 25 episodes
1968-1970
DirectorThe Ghost Monster
(Short)
1970
DirectorThe Toy Man
(Short)
1969
DirectorThe Frog
(Short)
1969
DirectorThe Red Swamp Fox
(Short)
1969
DirectorThe Stretcher
(Short)
1969
DirectorBaron Von Go-Go
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorMini-Squirts
(Short)
1967
DirectorMouse Trek
(Short)
1967
DirectorThe Bickersons
(Short)
1967
DirectorThe Fuz
(Short)
1967
DirectorFrozen Sparklers
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorBugged by a Bug
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorMarvin Digs
(Short)
1967
DirectorFancy Plants
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorMr. Winlucky
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorTraffic Trouble
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorDr. Rhinestone's Theory
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorThe Opera Caper
(Short) (uncredited)
1967
DirectorWhich Is Witch?
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorGive Me Liberty
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorA Voodoo Spell
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorIt's for the Birds
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorThe Heat's Off
(Short) (supervising)
1967
DirectorMighty Heroes
(TV Series)
1966
DirectorRocket Robin Hood
(TV Series) (1968, uncredited)
1966
DirectorThe Monster Master
(Short)
1966
DirectorScuba Duba Do
(Short)
1966
DirectorDr. Ha-Ha
(Short)
1966
DirectorThe Third Musketeer
(Short)
1965
DirectorDress Reversal
(Short)
1965
DirectorDon't Spill the Beans
(Short)
1965
DirectorGadmouse the Apprentice Good Fairy
(Short)
1965
DirectorThe Deputy Dawg Show
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Obnoxious Obie (1963) - Scare Cure (1963) - Save Ol' Piney (1963) - Show Biz Whiz (1963) - Diamonds in the Rough (1963)
1963
RoleTitleYear
WriterLast Days of Coney Island
(Short) (written by)
2015
WriterTrickle Dickle Down
(Short)
2012
WriterSpicy City
(TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes) - Raven's Revenge (1997) ... (creator) - Sex Drive (1997) ... (creator) - An Eye for an Eye (1997) ... (creator) - Tears of a Clone (1997) ... (creator) - Mano's Hands (1997) ... (creator) Show all 6 episodes
1997
WriterBabe, He Calls Me
(Short) (written by)
1997
WriterWhat a Cartoon!
(TV Series short) (2 episodes) - Babe, He Calls Me (1997) - Malcom and Melvin (1997)
1997
WriterMalcom and Melvin
(Short) (creator) / (written by)
1997
WriterCool and the Crazy
(TV Movie) (written by)
1994
WriterRebel Highway
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Cool and the Crazy (1994) ... (writer)
1994
WriterDavid Bowie: Real Cool World
(Video short)
1992
WriterMy Life with the Thrill Kill Kult: Sex on Wheelz
(Video short)
1991
WriterImagining America
(TV Movie) (segment "This Ain't Bebop")
1989
WriterThis Ain't Bebop
(TV Short)
1989
WriterChristmas in Tattertown
(TV Short) (characters)
1988
WriterMighty Mouse: The New Adventures
(TV Series) (creator - 1 episode) - Night on Bald Pate/Mouse from Another House (1987) ... (creator - uncredited)
1987
WriterThe Rolling Stones: Harlem Shuffle
(Video short)
1986
WriterFire and Ice
(characters created by)
1983
WriterHey Good Lookin'1982
WriterThe Cigarette and the Weed
(Short)
1981
WriterWizards
(written by)
1977
WriterCoonskin1975
WriterHeavy Traffic
(writer)
1973
WriterFritz the Cat
(screenplay)
1972
WriterSpider-Man
(TV Series) (writer - 30 episodes) - Trip to Tomorrow (1970) ... (writer) - Down to Earth (1970) ... (writer) - Specialists and Slaves (1970) ... (writer) - Revolt in the Fifth Dimension (1970) ... (writer) - Rhino/The Madness of Mysterio (1970) ... (writer) Show all 30 episodes
1968-1970
WriterThe Ghost Monster
(Short) (story)
1970
WriterMini-Squirts
(Short) (characters)
1967
WriterRocket Robin Hood
(TV Series) (1968, uncredited)
1966
WriterThe Deputy Dawg Show
(TV Series) (story - 4 episodes) - Obnoxious Obie (1963) ... (story) - Scare Cure (1963) ... (story) - Save Ol' Piney (1963) ... (story) - Diamonds in the Rough (1963) ... (story)
1963
RoleTitleYear
ProducerLast Days of Coney Island
(Short) (producer)
2015
ProducerTrickle Dickle Down
(Short) (producer)
2012
ProducerSpicy City
(TV Series) (executive producer)
1997
ProducerBabe, He Calls Me
(Short) (producer)
1997
ProducerMalcom and Melvin
(Short) (producer)
1997
ProducerThe Butter Battle Book
(TV Short) (producer)
1989
ProducerHound Town
(TV Short) (executive producer)
1989
ProducerChristmas in Tattertown
(TV Short) (producer)
1988
ProducerMighty Mouse: The New Adventures
(TV Series) (producer - 19 episodes) - A Star Is Milked/Mighty's Tone Poem (1988) ... (producer) - Mouse and Supermouse/The Bride of Mighty Mouse (1988) ... (producer) - Snow White and the Motor City Dwarfs/Don't Touch That Dial (1988) ... (producer) - Bat with a Golden Tongue/Mundane Voyage (1988) ... (producer) - Mighty's Wedlock Whimsy/Anatomy of a Milquetoast (1988) ... (producer) Show all 19 episodes
1987-1988
ProducerFire and Ice
(producer)
1983
ProducerHey Good Lookin'
(producer)
1982
ProducerThe Cigarette and the Weed
(Short) (producer)
1981
ProducerAmerican Pop
(producer)
1981
ProducerWizards
(producer)
1977
ProducerSpider-Man
(TV Series) (executive producer - 25 episodes) - Trip to Tomorrow (1970) ... (executive producer) - Down to Earth (1970) ... (executive producer) - Specialists and Slaves (1970) ... (executive producer) - Revolt in the Fifth Dimension (1970) ... (executive producer) - Rollarama (1970) ... (executive producer) Show all 25 episodes
1968-1970
ProducerMini-Squirts
(Short) (executive producer)
1967
ProducerMouse Trek
(Short) (executive producer)
1967
ProducerThe Bickersons
(Short) (executive producer)
1967
ProducerThe Fuz
(Short) (executive producer)
1967
ProducerMarvin Digs
(Short) (executive producer)
1967
ProducerThe Opera Caper
(Short) (executive producer - uncredited)
1967
ProducerRocket Robin Hood
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1968, uncredited)
1966
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentSpider-Man
(TV Series) (script supervisor - 30 episodes) - Trip to Tomorrow (1970) ... (script supervisor) - Down to Earth (1970) ... (script supervisor) - Specialists and Slaves (1970) ... (script supervisor) - Revolt in the Fifth Dimension (1970) ... (script supervisor) - Rhino/The Madness of Mysterio (1970) ... (script supervisor) Show all 30 episodes
1968-1970
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewWizards: Ralph Bakshi - The Wizard of Animation
(Video short) (artwork)
2004
Miscellaneous CrewVanilla Sky
(artwork provider: Ralph Bakshi's painting courtesy of)
2001
Miscellaneous CrewSpicy City
(TV Series) (production staff - 6 episodes, 1997) (voice director - 4 episodes, 1997) - Raven's Revenge (1997) ... (production staff) / (voice director) - Sex Drive (1997) ... (production staff) - An Eye for an Eye (1997) ... (production staff) / (voice director) - Tears of a Clone (1997) ... (production staff) - Mano's Hands (1997) ... (production staff) / (voice director) Show all 6 episodes
Miscellaneous CrewMighty Mouse: The New Adventures
(TV Series) (story director - 7 episodes) - Heroes and Zeroes/Stress for Success (1987) ... (story director) - This Island Mouseville/Mighty's Musical Classics (1987) ... (story director) - The Bagmouse/The First Deadly Cheese (1987) ... (story director) - Catastrophe Cat/Scrappy's Field Day (1987) ... (story director) - Night of the Bat-Bat/Scrap-Happy (1987) ... (story director) Show all 7 episodes
1987
Miscellaneous CrewSpider-Man
(TV Series) (story supervisor - 2 episodes) - Up from Nowhere (1970) ... (story supervisor) - The Origin of Spiderman (1968) ... (story supervisor)
1968-1970
RoleTitleYear
ActorRen & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon'
(TV Series) Fire Chief - Fire Dogs 2: Part 2 (2003) ... Fire Chief (voice) - Fire Dogs 2: Part 1 (2003) ... Fire Chief (voice)
2003
ActorSpicy City
(TV Series) Stevie / Connelly / Goldblum - Mano's Hands (1997) ... Stevie (voice) - Love Is a Download (1997) ... Connelly / Goldblum (voice)
1997
ActorBabe, He Calls Me
(Short) Super Hero (voice)
1997
ActorWhat a Cartoon!
(TV Series short) Super Hero - Babe, He Calls Me (1997) ... Super Hero (voice) - Malcom and Melvin (1997) ... Super Hero (voice)
1997
ActorMalcom and Melvin
(Short) Super Hero (voice)
1997
ActorAmerican Pop
Piano Player (voice, as Bill Schneider)
1981
ActorWizards
Fritz / Storm Trooper (voice, uncredited)
1977
ActorCoonskin
Cop with megaphone (voice, uncredited)
1975
ActorHeavy Traffic
Various Characters (voice, uncredited)
1973
ActorFritz the Cat
Narrator / Pig Cop #1 (voice, uncredited)
1972
ActorThe Frog
(Short) Additional Voices (voice)
1969
RoleTitleYear
Art departmentMighty Mouse: The New Adventures
(TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes) - Snow White and the Motor City Dwarfs/Don't Touch That Dial (1988) ... (storyboard artist) - Day of the Mice/Still Oily After All These Years (1988) ... (storyboard artist)
1988
Art departmentThe Bickersons
(Short) (designer)
1967
Art departmentMarvin Digs
(Short) (designer)
1967
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentCoonskin
(still photographer)
1975
Camera and Electrical DepartmentHeavy Traffic
(background photography)
1973
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackBlack Cop
(writer: "Ah'm a Nigger Man")
2017
SoundtrackCoonskin
(lyrics: "Ah'm A Nigger Man")
1975
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBird of Steel!
(special thanks) (filming)
Thanks[Cargo]
(special thanks)
2018
ThanksAh! My Goddess: Bad Goddess The Anime Video Comic
(TV Series) (special thanks - 2 episodes) - The Dragon Eye Serial: When All Hope Seems Lost (2018) ... (special thanks) - Let's Get a Pizza (2017) ... (special thanks)
2017-2018
ThanksAcid Head: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter
(special thanks)
2011
ThanksBreaking the Mold: The Re-Making of Mighty Mouse
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2010
ThanksOutside Agitator
(Short) (special thanks)
2008
ThanksMr. Untouchable
(Documentary) (special thanks)
2007
ThanksPervert!
(special thanks)
2005
RoleTitleYear
SelfAdventures in Plymptoons!
(Documentary) Self
2011
SelfForging Through the Darkness: The Ralph Bakshi Vision for 'The Lord of the Rings'
(Video documentary short) Self
2010
SelfBreaking the Mold: The Re-Making of Mighty Mouse
(Video documentary short) Self
2010
SelfComic-Con '08 Live
(TV Special) Self
2008
SelfWizards: Ralph Bakshi - The Wizard of Animation
(Video short) Self
2004
SelfFrazetta: Painting with Fire
(Documentary) Self
2003
SelfThe American Comic Strip
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1978
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageUnknown Movies
(TV Series) Self - Cool World (2015) ... Self
2015