|Years active 1938 - 2001|
Name Toni Pagot
|Siblings Nino Pagot|
|Born 16 December 1921 (1921-12-16) Milan|
Occupation comics artist, animator
Died July 7, 2001, Roncello, Italy
Books Karol Wojtyla: The Pope of the Third Millennium
I fratelli dinamite 1949 film animazione nino e toni pagot
Toni Pagot (16 December 1921 - 7 July 2001) was an Italian comics artist and animator.
Life and career
Born Antonio Pagotto in Milan, in collaboration with his elder brother Nino, Pagot started his career in the fields of comics, animation and advertising. After the Second World War, the two brothers created with The Dynamite Brothers, the first Italian feature-length animated film and the first Italian film in Technicolor. In 1963, the Pagot brothers created their main successful character, the black chick Calimero. In the 1970s, Pagot turned to work as a comic artist for Il Corriere dei Piccoli, Il Giornalino and Il Corriere dei Ragazzi. He was also co-creator and director of the animated series Grisù.