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artist , educator , film animator , sculptor

Roy Paul Madsen, American educator, film animator, artist, sculptor. Recipient Stacey prize, 1958, Jessie E. Lasky award, 1962; Huntington Hartford fellow, 1955-1956, Hollywood Screen Director's Guild fellow, 1960.


Madsen, Roy Paul was born on July 7, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Helmer Johan and Esther Nicola (Ellingsen) Madsen.


Film animator Kling Studios, Chicago, 1951—1954. Artist, 1954—1964; lecturer cinema University Southern California, 1961—1963. Film producer, lecturer Syracuse University, 1963—1966.

Professor film department telecommunications and film San Diego State University, since 1966. Media consultant Department Justice, Department State, United States Information Agency, major corporations. United States Information Agency speaker, 24 countries.



Member of American Film Institute, Cinema Circulus, International Association Film Animators, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers, University Film Association, National, International wildlife associations, The Westerners, Sierra Club.


Married Barbara Jean Tozier, September 6, 1952. Children: Sally Dawn, Mark Hunter, Kristie Sue.

Helmer Johan Madsen

Esther Nicola (Ellingsen) Madsen

Barbara Jean Tozier

Sally Dawn Madsen

Mark Hunter Madsen

Kristie Sue Madsen