William York Wray (born March 24, 1956) has worked in the animation industry since 1978, most often as a background painter. On The Mighty B!, he worked as such during the show's entire run in addition to directing several season 2 episodes. Outside of animation, Wray has cultivated another career as a landscape painter.
Wray got his start in animation as an animator, for the animation studios Filmation, Hanna-Barbera and Disney. By the 1980s, he had been working on comic books.
Wray's paintings often feature landscapes, particularly of the urban variety. His work often pictures subjects in such settings.
All episodes were co-directed with series co-creator Erik Wiese.
|204b||"Bee Plus One"|
|205a||"Bad to the Bee"|
|207b||"Dogcatcher in the Rye"|
|209b||"Finger Pickin' Bad"|
|211a||"Old Bee and the Sea"|
|212b||"Grumpy Old Bees"|
|213a||"Children of the Unicorn"|
|216||"Gorillas in the Midst"|
|219b||"Irritable Bowling Syndrome"|
|220b||"C'mon Get Happy!"|
|1982||Mighty Mouse and the Great Space Chase||layout artist|
|1996||Space Jam||character designer/visual development|
- Wray appeared as one of the men who were disguised as puppies in "Bee Nice."
- One of his favorite episodes of the series is "Bee Patients."
- Scene from "Bee Nice," where John Paul Cassidy confirms two of them being caricatures. Twitter. Retrieved May 4, 2021.
- Wray, William (August 17, 2008). The B is Green!. Mad About Cartoons (Blogspot.com). Retrieved August 31, 2021.