Gordon Edwynn Hunt was born on April 26, 1929,in Sherman Oaks, California, and died on December 17, 2016.
He was an American director, actor, producer and writer.
Hunt directed such animated productions as The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, Super Friends, The Pirates of Dark Water, Droopy, Master Detective, Pound Puppies, The Richie Rich Show, The Smurfs and many more.
Gordon was the son of Helen F. (née Roberts; originally Rothenberg) and George Smith Hunt II, an industrial designer.
Hunt also has a younger half-brother, director and lighting designer Peter H. Hunt.
Gordon’s mother was from a German Jewish family; and his father, a Mayflower descendant, of English origin, was from Minnesota.
Hunt was the father of actress Helen Hunt from his marriage to photographer Jane Elizabeth Novis; they later divorced.
Since 1995, Hunt has been married to voice actress B.J. Ward.
Gordon Hunt passed away at 87 years old.