Pete Burness Net Worth

Pete Burness Net Worth is
$14 Million

Pete Burness Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Wilson D. "Pete" Burness (June 16, 1904 – July 21, 1969) was an American animator and animation director. He won two Academy Awards during his career and was perhaps best known for his work on the Mr. Magoo series. He also contributed to the Tom and Jerry series, Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies, and Rocky and His Friends.Burness was born in Los Angeles. His animation career began in 1931, working for Romer Grey and Ted Eshbaugh on Goofy Goat Antics and the unreleased Binko the Cub. In 1933 he transferred to Van Beuren Studios, where he animated the film adaption of The Little King. Burness transferred to Harman-Ising in 1936 and to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1938. He animated Tom and Jerry at MGM until 1945.Burness worked briefly for Warner Brothers in 1948 and 1949, animating a number of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts. He left Warner to become a director for United Productions of America, animating the popular Mr. Magoo series. Two of his Mr. Magoo shorts, When Magoo Flew (1954) and Mr. Magoo's Puddle Jumper (1956), won Academy Awards for Best Short Subject.In 1958 Burness left UPA to join Jay Ward Productions as director of Rocky and his Friends and Hoppity Hooper. While working for Jay Ward he co-wrote and was hired to direct 1001 Arabian Nights, a feature film featuring Mr. Magoo. Following disputes with producer Stephen Bosustow, he left the project and was replaced by Jack Kinney.Burness died of cancer in 1969.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthJune 16, 1904, Los Angeles, California, United States
DiedJuly 21, 1969
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
ProfessionDirector, Animation Department, Producer
Star SignGemini
1Notoriously short-tempered Pete Burness was an American animator/director, variously employed with animation units from 1931: at Harman-Ising (1936), MGM (1938), Warner Brothers (1948-49), UPA (1949) and Jay Ward Productions. He worked on anything from Looney Tunes and Tom and Jerry, to Mr. Magoo and Rocky and Bullwhinkle.

Animation Department

Sufferin' Cats!1943Short animator
Fine Feathered Friend1942Short animator - as Peter Burness
The Bear and the Beavers1942Short animator - uncredited
The Hungry Wolf1942Short animator - uncredited
The Night Before Christmas1941Short animator - uncredited
The Flying Bear1941Short animator - uncredited
Officer Pooch1941Short animator - uncredited
The Midnight Snack1941Short animator - uncredited
The Goose Goes South1941Short animator - uncredited
The Milky Way1940Short animator - uncredited
Puss Gets the Boot1940Short animator - uncredited
Merbabies1938Short animator - uncredited
Little Buck Cheeser1937Short animator - uncredited
Little Cheeser1936Short animator - uncredited
The Pups' Picnic1936Short animator - uncredited
Alias St. Nick1935Short animator - uncredited
The Office Boy1932Short animator - uncredited
Goofy Goat1931Short animator
That's Warner Bros.!1995TV Series animator
Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends1990TV Series animator
The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show1986TV Series animator
The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour1985TV Series animator
Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island1983animator: classic cartoons
Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales1982animator: classic cartoons
Bugs Bunny's Mad World of Television1982TV Movie animator: classic cartoons - as Wilson Burness
The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie1981animator: classic cartoons
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show1978TV Series animator - 1978
The Sylvester & Tweety Show1976TV Series animator
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour1968TV Series animator
Shutter Bugged Cat1967Short animator
The Nut House!!1964TV Movie animation director
The Great Rights1963Short animation director
The Bugs Bunny Show1960TV Series animator
The Dudley Do-Right Show1959TV Series animator - 1 episode
The Fifty-First Dragon1954Short animator
Bushy Hare1950Short animator
What's Up Doc?1950Short animator - as Wilson Burness
The Miner's Daughter1950Short animator
Boobs in the Woods1950Short animator
A Ham in a Role1949Short animator - uncredited
Hippety Hopper1949Short animator
Swallow the Leader1949Short animator
Henhouse Henery1949Short animator
Curtain Razor1949Short animator
High Diving Hare1949Short animator
Daffy Duck Hunt1949Short animator - uncredited
Wise Quackers1949Short animation
The Foghorn Leghorn1948Short animator
Haredevil Hare1948Short animator - uncredited
I Taw a Putty Tat1948Short animator - uncredited
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Mouse1947Short animator - uncredited
Part Time Pal1947Short animator - uncredited
Cat Fishin'1947Short animator - uncredited
The Fatal Kiss1946Short animator
Trap Happy1946Short animator - uncredited
The Traitor Within1946Short animator
Tee for Two1945Short animator
The Mouse Comes to Dinner1945Short animator
Mouse Trouble1944Short animator
Puttin' on the Dog1944Short animator
The Bodyguard1944Short animator
The Million Dollar Cat1944Short animator
The Zoot Cat1944Short animator
War Dogs1943Short animator - uncredited
Baby Puss1943Short animator
The Yankee Doodle Mouse1943Short animator
The Lonesome Mouse1943Short animator - uncredited


George of the Jungle1967TV Series
Hoppity Hooper1964-1965TV Series 17 episodes
The Dudley Do-Right Show1961TV Series 1 episode
Rocky and His Friends1959-1960TV Series 3 episodes
Magoo's Three-Point Landing1958Short
The Explosive Mr. Magoo1958Short
Magoo's Young Manhood1958Short
Rock-Hound Magoo1957Short
Magoo Saves the Bank1957Short
Magoo's Glorious Fourth1957Short
Magoo Breaks Par1957Short
Matador Magoo1957Short
Magoo Goes Overboard1957Short
Meet Mother Magoo1956Short
Magoo's Problem Child1956Short
Trailblazer Magoo1956Short
Magoo's Puddle Jumper1956Short
Magoo Beats the Heat1956Short
Calling Doctor Magoo1956Short
Magoo Goes West1956Short
Magoo's Canine Mutiny1956Short
Magoo Makes News1955Short
Stage Door Magoo1955Short
Madcap Magoo1955Short
Magoo Express1955Short
Magoo's Check Up1955Short
Destination Magoo1954Short
Kangaroo Courting1954Short
The Fifty-First Dragon1954Short
Magoo Goes Skiing1954Short
When Magoo Flew1954Short
Magoo Slept Here1953Short
Magoo's Masterpiece1953Short
Safety Spin1953Short
Captains Outrageous1952Short
Pete Hothead1952Short
Pink and Blue Blues1952Short
The Dog Snatcher1952Short
Sloppy Jalopy1952Short
Grizzly Golfer1951Short
Bungled Bungalow1951Short
Trouble Indemnity1950Short
Spellbound Hound1950Short


Magoo's Three-Point Landing1958Short producer
The Explosive Mr. Magoo1958Short producer
Magoo's Young Manhood1958Short producer
Magoo's Private War1957Short producer
Rock-Hound Magoo1957Short producer
Magoo Saves the Bank1957Short producer
Magoo's Cruise1957Short producer
Magoo's Masquerade1957Short producer
Magoo's Glorious Fourth1957Short producer
Magoo Breaks Par1957Short producer
The Dog Snatcher1952Short producer


1001 Arabian Nights1959story
Bwana Magoo1959Short story
Gumshoe Magoo1958Short story
Love Comes to Magoo1958Short story

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