Art Clokey’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 12, 1921

Death Date

Jan 8, 2010

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jan 8, 2010



The animator Art Clokey died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Artist and and animator best known as the creator of the iconic stop-motion character Gumby.

He was born Arthur Charles Farrington in Detroit, Michigan. After his parents divorce and his father’s death, he went to live with his mother in California, but ended up in an orphanage after rejection from his stepfather. He was adopted by composer Joseph W. Clokey.