Death of Will Vinton

November 17, 1947 - October 4, 2018
Portland, Oregon | Age 70

Claymation animator brought California Raisins to lifeā€¦
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Will Vinton, the animator behind the California Raisins and who coined the term Claymation, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, after a long battle with cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 70. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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