Danny Antonucci Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Jan 31, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on May 22, 2022
Learn exciting facts about Danny Antonucci, a famous Canadian animator.
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About Danny Antonucci

Daniel 'Danny' Edward Antonucci is a Canadian animator, director, producer, and writer, known for the animated comedy series, 'Ed, Edd & Eddy', on Cartoon Network.
Danny Antonucci also created 'Lupo the Butcher', 'Cartoon Sushi', and 'The Brothers Grunt'. He has previously worked on several series, including 'Fables of the Green Forest', 'The Flintstone Comedy Show', 'Scooby-Doo' and 'Scrappy-Doo', 'The Smurfs', and 'Richie Rich'.
Continue reading to learn more about his early life, career, and filmography.

Danny Antonucci Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Danny Antonucci’s net worth?

Danny Antonucci's net worth is around $3 million.

How much does Danny Antonucci earn per year?

Danny Antonucci has made a small fortune for himself through his career as a TV producer and animator. His yearly earnings are unknown as creators of shows get paid on a contract and receive royalties for episodes, so the figure will vary.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Danny Antonucci?

Danny Antonucci's height is unknown.

How old is Danny Antonucci?

Danny Antonucci was born on February 27, 1957 and turned 64 years old in February 2022. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Childhood And Education

Danny Antonucci was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Antonucci's parents came to Canada as first-generation Italian immigrants. His upbringing with immigrant parents affected his subsequent work significantly.
As a kid, Danny Antonucci was intrigued with cartoons and animation and he spent hours painting and attempting to understand how the images 'moved'. He produced his first cartoon at 14, after doing puppet performances for money.
Antonucci attended Sheridan College of Visual Arts, but dropped out to work as an animator for Canimage Production of Hanna Barbera.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Danny Antonucci dating?

Information about Danny Antonucci's family is currently not available to the public. Although we do know that he is married and has two children, Tex and Marlowe.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Antonucci began his career as an animator on series such as 'The Flintstone Comedy Show,' 'Scooby-Doo' and 'Scrappy-Doo,' 'The Smurfs,' and ‘Richie Rich.’
Antonucci arrived in Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1982. He got a job working on animated shorts and television advertisements at International Rocketship Ltd. 'Sandboxland', a short film, was his debut project.
'Lupo the Butcher', about a knife-wielding lunatic, was Antonucci's debut solo film, which International Rocketship Limited produced. Danny Antonucci claims the short came about due to his discontent with working in children's films for so long and his desire to try his hand at writing a full-fledged character for the screen. 'Lupo the Butcher', a cult classic, was frequently shown on the big screen at Guns N' Roses shows during their 'Use Your Illusion' Tour (1991–92). The Converse sports shoe company later licensed the 'Lupo' character.
This led to other opportunities, including animated ads for Levi Strauss & Co. and MTV. Antonucci did a series of short advertisements for MTV in 1993 while still working for International Rocketship.
Antonucci founded the animation company 'a.k.a. Cartoon' on April 1, 1994, where he produced the MTV series, 'The Brothers Grunt', which premiered in 1994 and concluded in the following year. There were 45 seven-minute episodes in all. In addition, Antonucci directed, wrote, and provided voices for MTV's short-lived show, 'Cartoon Sushi', in 1997. He was also in charge of the title sequence for the same program.
'Ed, Edd n Eddy' was first broadcasted on Cartoon Network on January 4, 1999. The plot revolves around three pre-adolescent boys named Ed, Edd, and Eddy (known collectively as 'the Eds'), who hang around in their suburban neighborhood. The stories for 'Ed, Edd, and Eddy' are based on Antonucci's personal experiences of suburban life and how he used to spend his summer vacations. He also based some stories on his two children's misadventures.
The hand-drawn animation is something Danny Antonucci supports. In 'Ed, Edd n Eddy', the wobbling animation is an homage to hand-drawn cartoons, with a style that harkens back to cartoon styles from the '30s to the '50s. The program also emphasizes non-repeating solid blocks of color and basic lines, with minimal attention to detail in the artwork unless it is something that the characters are interested in. Antonucci claims in interviews that this is because children rarely pay attention to details.
'Ed, Edd n Eddy' was Cartoon Network's sixth 'Cartoon Cartoons', a name for the network's original animated television series primarily produced by Hanna Barbera and/or Cartoon Network Studio. It premiered in 1999 and has since gathered millions of followers worldwide. Initially, four seasons were planned. However, Cartoon Network has bought two more seasons of 'Ed, Edd n Eddy', increasing the number of seasons to six.
Antonucci signed to 'WildBrain' on September 4, 2008, while working on 'Ed, Edd n Eddy's Big Picture Show'. Joe Murray, an animator, recorded a brief interview with Antonucci for his students on his website on June 11, 2013, and noted at the end: 'He's currently working on a new series, so rock on'. Antonucci's next series, 'Snotrocket', had a pilot published in 2017.

What awards has Danny Antonucci won?

Antonucci has won several accolades over his career. He worked on television commercials for Converse, ESPN, and Levi's that won awards. Antonucci earned a National Cartoonists Society Division Award for Television Animation in 1998 for his work on 'Cartoon Sushi'. In addition, Antonucci garnered multiple honors and nominations for his series, 'Ed, Edd n Eddy', including a Reuben Award for Best Television Animation in 1999 and a Leo Award for Best Director in an Animated Production or Series in 2000.

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Danny Antonucci Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Daniel Antonucci

Date of Birth

1957-02-26

Nationality

Canadian

Place of Birth

Toronto

Age

Occupation

Animator, Director, Producer, Writer

Net Worth

3000000
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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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