Is he any relation to this Raymond Eugene Portwood?
Wednesday, August 2, 2000
Raymond Eugene "Gene" Portwood Jr. Dies According to the LA Times:
"Raymond Eugene "Gene" Portwood Jr., a Disney animator and innovative computer artist who helped create the landmark learning game 'Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?' has died at the age of 66.
Portwood died July 17 of a heart attack in a Windsor, Calif., convalescent center...A native of Chicago, Portwood grew up in Burbank, where he showed an early talent for drawing cartoon characters. Skipping college, he joined the Disney animation team, which then consisted of 200 artists, in 1950."