BORN 100 YEARS AGO TODAY
Robert J. Bentley was born on March 11, 1907 in
In the mid 1940s he jumped to MGM where he worked under directors Tex Avery and Dick Lundy. By the early 1950s he was bouncing between Paul Smith’s unit at Lantz and MGM. He settled back at Lantz in mid 1954 and remained there until late 1959. The 1960s and 1970s saw him at Hanna-Barbera, Filmation, Ed Graham and DePatie-Freleng.
He passed away at the Motion Picture Home in Woodland Hills on November 28, 2000 at the age of 93.