Bill Peet was an American children’s book illustrator and animator known for his contributions to “Cinderella,” “Dumbo,” “Fantasia,” “The Three Caballeros,” “Song of the South,” “So Dear to My Heart,” and other Disney films. He joined the company in 1937 as an artist initially working on Donald Duck cartoons until he was moved to the story department. Tune in bio and explore more about Bill Peet’s bio, wiki, height, weight, age, movies, films, awards, parents, personal life, affairs, dating, girlfriend, career, net worth and many more facts about him.
Bill Peet Bio, Age & Wiki
How old was Bill Peet? He was born on January 29, 1915 in Grandview, IN. He was 87-yrs old, as of 2021. He was died on May 11, 2002.
Bill Peet Family & Early Life
His family was residing in Grandview, Indiana, when he was born. He was married to Margaret Brunst from 1937 until his death.
Bill Peet Wiki
|Real Name||Bill Peet|
|Net Worth||$32 million|
|Age||87-years old (Died)|
|Death Date||May 11, 2002|
|Birthday||January 29, 1915|
|Famous As||American children’s book|
illustrator and animator
|Height||approx. 5 ft 8 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||approx. 60 Kg or 132 lbs|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Children||Stephen and Bill Jr.|
Bill Peet Wife
Who was the wife of Bill Peet? He was married with Margaret. Couple had two sons named Stephen and Bill Jr.
Bill Peet Height & Weight
How tall was Bill Peet? He had a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. He weighs around 60 Kg or 132 lbs. He has dark brown eyes and had blonde hair.
Bill Peet Career
Bill Peet worked on films, such as Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, The Three Caballeros, Song of the South, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Sleeping Beauty, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, The Sword in the Stone, The Jungle Book, as well as other short films, such as Goliath II, Lambert the Sheepish Lion, Susie the Little Blue Coupe, and more.
Bill Peet Net Worth
How much was the net worth of Bill Peet? He illustrated over 35 children’s books. He failed all of his academic classes at Arsenal Technical High School. His net worth was estimated to be $32 million.
Bill Peet Facts
- Bill Peet left Walt Disney Productions in 1964 following an argument with Walt Disney over the story production of The Jungle Book to focus on his career as a children’s book author and illustrator.
- In his 1989 autobiography, Peet said he drew both Captain Hook in Peter Pan and Merlin in The Sword in the Stone to look like Walt.
- He was honored as a Disney Legend in 1996.