Disney animator and producer Randy Fullmer was married to wife Diana for years and was also a father. Let’s meet his family, spouse, and kids.
Disney legend Randy Fullmer died on July 10, 2023, in Woodland Hills, California, U.S.aged 73 after a long battle with cancer.
The animator and producer worked on many Disney films – including The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, and Beauty and the Beast.
Walt Disney Animation confirmed to Variety that he died on July 10 at his home in Woodland Hills in Los Angeles.
Following his death, many want to know more about his family, especially his bereaved wife and children. So, read on for more about his personal life.
Who is Randy Fullmer’s wife?
The Disney legend was born Randall Wyn Fullmer on April 27, 1950, in Richland, Washington.
His father was a nuclear physicist and his mother was a physical therapist.
Fullmer studied architecture for two years at Washington State University (WSU), from 1968 to 1970. During his second year at WSU, he took a film class and became hopelessly hooked on animation, which motivated him to apply to the California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts). Fullmer was accepted into the animation program at Cal Arts and graduated in 1974 with a degree as Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Who was Randy Fullmer’s wife? Disney legend animator Randy Fullmer was married to a woman named Diana Kuriyama. There is no information about his partner including how they met, when they tied the knot, her profession, age, family, educational background, and more.
Did Randy Fullmer have any children?
Yes, Randy Fullmer was a father but is not known if he had his own kids. However, he served as a stepfather to his spouse’s children; a stepdaughter Becky Kuriyama, and a stepson Nick Kuriyama.
What is known about Randy Fullmer’s family?
The musician and producer is survived by his sister; Cathy Lou Tusler and stepbrother; Scott Landon.
Randy Fullmer had an impressive career
Randy Fullmer was an American businessman of many talents. He was a musician, film producer, animator, effects animator, and special effects crew.
He worked with Walt Disney Animation Studios as an executive for over 30 years from 1972 to 2006. His relationship with Disney started as a three-month contract but ended up into a lengthy 18-year career.
After a career at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Fullmer launched his own business, Wyn Guitars. He worked there for over 16 years from 2006 to 2023.
He launched his own animation business before joining Don Bluth Studios – creating special effects for Dragon’s Lair and Space Ace.
He worked as an effects animator on Oliver & Company and The Little Mermaid, a visual effects supervisor on Beauty and the Beast, and an artistic coordinator on The Lion King and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
He was also a producer on The Emperor’s New Groove and Chicken Little.