Randy Cartwright was part of the Disney animation renaissance that happened in the 1970s ...
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He's been working as an animator, story artist, and supervisor for the past thirty-five years.
Trained in art and motion pictures at UCLA, Randy submitted multiple portfolios to Disney veteran Eric Larson before being hired by the studio in July 1975. During his first week on the lot, he was invited by supervising animator John Lounsbery to view a rough cut of The Rescuers, and ended up working on it as Ollie Johnston's assistant. When Ollie retired, it was a couple of quick steps to the position of supervising animator.