Lee Blair

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLee Everett•Blair
Used nameLee•Blair
Born1 October 1911 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Died19 April 1993 in Soquel, California (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Lee Everett Blair’s grandfather, his father and uncle were great architects also, who shaped the development of the city of Los Angeles in a significant way. His wife Mary was one of the most famous graphic designers with Walt Disney Productions. Lee Blair began his career with watercolor paintings. The close friendship of the couple to Walt Disney helped them become involved in film and comic productions mostly, and especially with television commercials and animations. His brother Preston was also an animator for Disney. In 1932 Lee Everett won a gold medal in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for his drawing Rodeo.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions USA Lee Blair
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) 1 Gold
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC