|Born||October 1, 1901|
|Died||January 30, 1988 86) (aged|
|Notable works||Cinderella (1950), Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown (1958–1962) and The Three Caballeros (1944)|
Homer Brightman (October 1, 1901 – January 30, 1988) was an American screenwriter who worked for Walt Disney Productions, Walter Lantz Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon studio, UPA, Larry Harmon Pictures, Cambria Productions and DePatie-Freleng Enterprises.
Brightman was also the original gag writer for Al Taliaferro's Donald Duck newspaper comic strip from 1938–1940, before Bob Karp took over.
Homer Brightman worked as a writer except as noted.
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