Historian Harvey Deneroff of the Savannah College of Art and Design suggests that Figlozzi may have created the first animations to be used on television Early life and education
Born in Brooklyn, New York City of Italian immigrant parents, Figlozzi began his art instruction with the Landon cartoon course and attended Pratt Institute, Cooper Union and Art Students League of New New York Fleischer Studios
Figlozzi joined Fleischer Studios in May, 1931 where he worked as an animator on Popeye films.
World World War II
During the Second World War, Figlozzi worked on training films for the Army Signal Corps.
As Graphic Art Director for WPIX television, Figlozzi was one of the first television animators. Disney
While employed at The Walt Disney Company, Figlozzi worked as an animator.
Figlozzi participated in the 1947 Terrytoons strike. Daily News
Foreign the New York Daily News, Figlozzi illustrated columns for writers Bob Sylvester and Charles McHarry.
Figlozzi also worked as an editorial cartoonist and created an ongoing cartoon gag strip entitled, FIGure This.