Mark Glamack, one of Hollywood’s top animators, and a Vietnam War veteran, died May 29 at age 73. He was drafted into the Army and served as a medic in Vietnam, and died of complications of exposure to Agent Orange.
Beginning in 1976, Mark Gramack worked on many films and TV shows for Walt Disney Studios, Hanna-Barbera, HBO, and MGM as an animator, writer, producer, and director. He received multiple Emmy nominations for his work on The Wonderful World of Disney, All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series, Sonic the Hedgehog, Yogi Bear, The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour, G.I. Joe, and many other animated shows.
He served for many years in leadership positions in The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, including six terms as Governor. In 2007 Gramack wrote and illustrated Littluns and the Book of Darkness, a children’s novel.