MOTU And TMNT Toy Designer T. Mark Taylor Passes Away At Age 80

by Jay Cochran
December 26, 2021
T. Mark Taylor, one of the original artist and toy designers for Mattel's the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe line as well as doing significant work with Playmates Toys on their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line in the 80's sadly passed away this past Thursday (12/23) at the age of 80 in his Southern California home. The cause of death given was congestive heart failure.
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MagnaPrime - 2021-12-28 @ 3:46 pm

This is a real shame. I would have liked to meet the man who created so much of my childhood mythology

- 2021-12-27 @ 1:25 pm

Absolutely, thanks for making my childhood amazing and for your major inspiration. Because of you I became a you Generalist and Toydesigner.

Batfreak87 - 2021-12-27 @ 5:30 am

What a blow to the toy world. RIP.

Outsiders - 2021-12-27 @ 1:44 am

God bless him... To live to the age of 80 and accomplish everything he has done for the creation of toys. We hope that we all can be so lucky...

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