Richard Williams is a Canadian-British animator, writer and voice actor who was born in 1933. He is well known for his work in progress feature film The Thief and the Cobbler as well as being the animation director for Who Framed Roger Rabbit which he won two Oscars for. He is the author of the well known book The Animator's Survival Kit.
Image from The Animator's Survival Kit
Richard Williams has over 250 International Awards for his different animations and writings. He is currently working on a series of animations which bring to life the lessons and teachings from his book The Animator's Survival Kit.