Died Creator of the cartoon about the cat Leopold

© Photo : Public domainАнатолий ReznikovDied Creator of the cartoon about the cat Leopold© Photo : Public domain

Soviet animated film directed by Anatoly Reznikov passed away at the age of 77 years. About it RIA Novosti said the journalist Susanna alperina.

«I called friends from Germany, who is close friends with the family reznikoff. They said that he this morning did not,» said Alperin.

According to preliminary data, a cartoonist, died Wednesday at about 11:00 (GMT) in the German city of Solingen. The cause of death was not specified.

Reznikov graduated from the Tbilisi school of painting, and then began working at the Central documentary film Studio in Moscow. In the mid-1960s, fascinated by animation and started to learn the basics of hand drawn animation.

His first paintings he created on the basis of the creative Association «Screen». In 1985, Reznikov was awarded the State prize of the USSR for works of literature and art for children.

His most famous cartoon «Once a cowboy, two cowboy» and a series of animated films about Leopold scenarios Arcadia of Hythe.