Bob Godfrey, the so-called Godfather of British animation, died has died at 91, BBC News reports.
No cause of death was disclosed.
Godfrey was nominated for four Oscars for his animated shorts over the course of his career, winning one in 1975 for "Great," a 25-minute, humorous animated film about the life of civil engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He was the first British animator to receive an Oscar.
He is best known, however, for his work on a series of beloved children's TV cartoons such as "Roobarb "(1974), which explored a rivalry between a green dog and a pink cat;...