Fred “Toby” Bluth was a Texas-born American illustrator who worked on many Disney films and others as animator, Background artist and Production designer. He had a long career writing and illustrating children’s books, not to mention performing and or directing, nearly one hundred musicals, both on Broadway and off. His artwork is prominently displayed at most of the Disney theme parks around the world. He is the younger brother of Don Bluth, who he has collaborated on both theater and animation. He died on October 31, 2013 in Los Angeles, California following a stroke.