Frank Armitage Net Worth

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Frank Armitage (born in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian-born American painter and muralist, known for painting the backgrounds of several classic animated Disney films, designing areas of and painting murals for Walt Disney World and Tokyo DisneySea, and his biomedical visualization artwork.

Date Of BirthMelbourne, Australia
Place Of BirthGeelong, Australia
ProfessionAnimation Department, Art Department, Production Designer
SpouseKaren Connolly Armitage
AwardsDisney Legends
Star SignLeo
1In 2006, Frank donated much of his medical art collection to the University at Chicago (UIC), the organization's Biomedical Visualization Graduate program (BVIS), which established "The Frank Armitage Lecture," honoring his legacy in the field of medical illustration. Frank lived in Paso Robles with his wife, Karen Connolly Armitage when he passed away peacefully on January 4, 2016. Frank is survived by his former wife, Patty Ray and their three children, Natalie Doolittle, William Doolittle, Kenyan Armitage and Trent Armitage, a sister Margaret Parfett in Australia.
2Armitage left Disney after The Jungle Book, and went on to provide production illustration for Fox's science fiction film Fantastic Voyage. The film sees a submarine crew shrunk to microscopic size to repair the damaged brain of an injured scientist. The visual effects made good use of Armitage's expertise in anatomical drawings, and went on to win two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-color and Best Special Effects.
3Frank Armitage, the acclaimed artist and production illustrator who contributed to such Disney classics as Sleeping Beauty and Mary Poppins and to the Fox visual-effects standout Fantastic Voyage. A longtime Walt Disney Imagineer contributed murals and designs to theme parks around the world, he contributed to backgrounds and layouts for such features as Peter Pan (1953), Sleeping Beauty (1959), Mary Poppins (1964) and The Jungle Book (1967). In 1977, Armitage returned to Disney to become an Imagineer, and his artwork of anatomical subject matter paved the way for the Wonders of Life Pavilion at the Epcot park in Orlando. He created a concept painting for Le Chateau de la Belle au Bois Dormant (The Castle of the Sleeping Beauty) at Disneyland Paris, in the style of the original Eyvind Earle designs. He also painted a 5,500-square-foot mural for the Safari Fare Restaurant at Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida as well as several murals for Tokyo DisneySea.

Animation Department

Steps Towards Maturity and Health1969Short background artist
The Social Side of Health1969Short background artist
The Jungle Book1967background artist
Girl to Woman1965Documentary short background artist
Donald's Fire Survival Plan1965Short background artist
Freewayphobia #11965Short background artist
Mary Poppins1964background artist - uncredited
Mr. Digit and the Battle of Bubbling Brook1961Short background artist
The Dick Tracy Show1961TV Series background artist - 14 episodes
Mister Magoo1960TV Series background artist - 9 episodes
Sleeping Beauty1959backgrounds
Fill 'Er Up1959Short background artist
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1955TV Series layout designer - 1 episode
Lady and the Tramp1955animator - uncredited
Peter Pan1953background artist - uncredited

Art Department

Cosmos1980TV Mini-Series documentary biological art consultant - 2 episodes

Production Designer

Rhapsody of Steel1959Short


Once Upon a Dream: The Making of Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty'1997Video documentary short thanks


Once Upon a Dream: The Making of Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty'1997Video documentary shortHimself - Background Artist

Known for movies

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