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Tyrus Wong, pioneer 'Bambi' artist, dies at 106

Agencies | Updated: 2017-01-03 15:48

Tyrus Wong, pioneer 'Bambi' artist, dies at 106

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Tyrus Wong, whose paintings served as visual inspiration for Disney's animated classic Bambi, died Friday, Dec 30.

He was 106.

Wong's death was announced on his Facebook page.

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