Born: 1916 July 6 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2006 October 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Biography: Christensen is a Minneapolis native who went to work for Disney Studios (1937-1941) after graduating from the Minnesota School of Art.
He worked as an artist, writer, or producer in animation for Warner Bros. (1941-1944), DePatie-Freleng (1968-1972), Filmation Associates (1966-1982), and Hanna-Barbera (1981-1982).
Over 40 years, he wrote hundreds of comic stories for Editorial Art Syndicate/Sangor Shop, ACG, Better Publications, DC, Dell, Disney, Marvel, and contributed to Western from 1950 to 1980.
His work also wrote a number of children's books and army manuals. He secured several patents in the 1970s.
Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.
Comic Art Professional Society Type: president
Publication Title: Daffy Duck; Porky Pig
(movie) - Role: writer
- Years: 1941 - 1944
Employer Name : Warner Bros.
Notes: Animated shorts were produced through Leon Schlesinger Studios were Don worked in Robert Clampett's animation unit.
Publication Title: Pinocchio, Dumbo
(movie) - Role: artist
- Years: 1937 - 1941
Employer Name : Disney Studios