Dorse A. Lanpher (born June 10, 1935 - died December 16, 2011) was a former effects animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios. He originally started out as an assistant animator at Disney on Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians, and The Sword and the Stone (for which he was uncredited) during the 1950's. Later, in 1979, he went with Don Bluth to his new studio, Sullivan Bluth Studios. In the 1980s, Lanpher returned to Disney to work as an effects animator. Sadly, 25 years later, Lanpher died of natural causes on December 16, 2011.
Disney Filmography Credits
|1977||The Rescuers||Effects Animator|
|1977||Pete's Dragon||Effects Animator|
|1978||The Small One||Effects Animator|
|1979||The Black Hole||Animator|
|1988||Who Framed Roger Rabbit||Effects Animator|
|1988||Oliver & Company||Effects Animator|
|1989||The Little Mermaid||Effects Animator|
|1990||Roller Coaster Rabbit||Special Effects Animator|
|1990||The Prince and the Pauper||Effects Animator|
|1991||Beauty and the Beast||Supervising Effects Animator|
|1994||The Lion King||Effects Animator|
|1996||The Hunchback of Notre Dame||Supervising Visual Effects Animator|
|1997||Hercules||Supervising Visual Effects Animator|
|1998||Mulan||Visual Effects Animator|
|1999||Tarzan||Visual Effects Animator|
|2000||Fantasia 2000||Visual Effects Animator: Segment Rhapsody in Blue|
|2000||The Emperor's New Groove||Supervising Visual Effects Animator|
|2001||Atlantis: The Lost Empire||Visual Effects Animator|
|2004||Home on the Range||Visual Effects Animator|
- He is the grandfather of Holly Conrad also known as Commander Holly.
- His wife Vera Pacheco was the voice of Princess Daphne from Dragon's Lair.