Bob Givens, the creator of Bugs Bunny, passed away at the age of 99. He was a symbol of the Looney Tunes franchise and highly appreciated for his work on characters such as Tom and Jerry, Alvin and the Chipmunks and Daffy Duck. Bob passed away at the age of 99.
Mariana Givens, the daughter of Bon, announced on her Facebook profile that he passed away because of breathing problems at a clinic in Burbank, California, on December 14.
Bob Givens joined Warner Bros in 1940 and he became famous for creating the Bugs Bunny character. In 1937, after graduating from high school, Bob Givens started to work for Walt Disney Studios. At Disney, Bob also worked on other characters. His version of Bugs Bunny was released in 1940. Givens is also the author of the first official Bugs Bunny drawing, a character that has become a symbol of the Looney Tunes franchise.