6. Richard Rich, creator of the Living Scriptures series, worked as a Disney animator. He is the youngest animation director in the history of the Walt Disney Company, directing The Fox and the Hound and The Black Cauldron.image from imdb.com
Rich worked his way up the Disney chain by starting in the company mailroom. He eventually left Disney in 1985 to found his own company, Rich Animation Studios (later known as RichCrest Animation Studios). He is the producer of the beloved animated Living Scriptures series.