George Pal Biography


George Pal

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Birth Name: George Pal
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Birth Country: Hungary
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   109 Years
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George Pal full name György Pál Marczincsák was a Hungarian animator and film producer, principally associated with the science fiction genre. He was born on February 1, 1908, in Cegled, Austria-Hungary to parents Maria Marczincsak and György Pál Marczincsak Sr. His parents got divorced when he was child and he was raised by his grandparents. He was American by citizenship and was of white ethnicity.

He got married to Elisabeth "Zsoka" Grandjean when he was 23 years old. They met first time while attended dance school in late 1920s. They fell in love and started their love affair and finally got married in 1931. They were happy having each other loving spouse. The couple was together until his death. He died on 2 May 1980 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. The reason behind his death was due to heart attack. He was 72 years old when he left this world. They had two children together.

He graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts in 1928 with a degree in Architecture and highly developed drawing skills. At that time there were no opportunities for architect students. The net worth of George Pal is unknown.

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Born in Cegléd, Hungary

1908 1st of December

He was born on February 1, 1908, in Cegled, Austria-Hungary to parents Maria Marczincsak and György Pál Marczincsak Sr. his parents got divorced when he was child and he was raised by his grandparents. He was American by citizenship and was of white ethnicity.

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Graduated from Budapest Academy of Arts

1928

He graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts in 1928 with a degree in Architecture and highly developed drawing skills. At that time there were no opportunities for architect students. He was 20 years old when he was graduated.

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Married to Elisabeth "Zsoka" Grandjean

1931

He got married to Elisabeth "Zsoka" Grandjean in 1931 when he was 23 years old. They were happy after being each other loving spouse. After married he moved to Berlin. They had two children together. The couple was together until his death.

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Worked at UFA Studios

1931

After married, the couple moved to Berlin for better opportunity of work. He started working at UFA Studios in Berlin in 1931. There he became head of the cartoon department. He left that job in 1932 and set his own film studio.

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First child, David Marczincsák

1937

He became father for first time in his life and that was in year 1937. He and his wife Elisabeth Josepha welcomed their first child and their first child was son. The couple named him David Marczincsak.

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Moved to United States

1939 of December

At the age of 32, he moved to United States from Europe with his wife and younger son. They applied for American emigration visa soon after their marriage and in 1939 American consulate granted a visa to them.

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Second child, Peter Marczincsák

1941

He and his wife welcomed their second son when they were already immigrated to United States and that was in year 1941. That time they were again blessed by baby boy and the couple named him Peter Marczincsák.

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Nominated for Academy Award

1942

He was nominated for prestigious Academy Awards for seven times and that was year from 1942 to 1948 in the category of Best short subjects- Cartoon. This makes him the second most nominated Hungarian exile after Miklós Rózsa.

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Death of George Pal

1980 2nd of December

He died on 2 May 1980 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States. The reason behind of his death was due to heart attack. He was 72 years old when he left this world. He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California.

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