Veteran animator Tuck Tucker, who worked on popular series such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Hey Arnold! has died at the age of 59.
His family posted the news of Tucker's death on Facebook.
Tucker is known for his work on the 1987 film Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night as well as on some of the most iconic titles in animation including the 1989 Disney feature The Little Mermaid.
He was also instrumental on Nickelodeon's Rugrats as well as The Simpsons.