An actor or someone who worked on a film has been dead for some time and the film(s) he worked on have come out. He will still get credit for his contributions.
This is pointing out those who died and contributed for a film released after their death.
These films are usually dedicated to those who died
- Roddy McDowall voiced the queen's adviser in A Bug's Life, which was released a month after his death.
- While The Little Mermaid was in Development Hell in the late 1930s, Kay Nielsen helped create concept art for the proposed production. When the film went into full production in the 1980s, Nielsen's work was used as inspiration for the film's design, and he received a posthumous "visual development" credit.
- John Lounsbery died before the release of The Rescuers, which he co-directed.
- Also, Joe Flynn, the voice of Mr. Snoops, died three years before it was released.
- John Fiedler appeared in two more films after his death, Kronk's New Groove and Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie.
- George O'Hanlon and Mel Blanc died during the production of Jetsons: The Movie. Jeff Bergman filled in for them as George Jetson and Mr. Spacely to record lines they hadn't recorded yet.
- Anne Bancroft died three years before the release of Delgo.
- Vincent Price died in 1993 before the release of The Thief and the Cobbler, the dialogue for which he recorded twenty years before.
- Joe Ranft died in 2005, before the releases of Cars (for which he was a writer and co-director) and Corpse Bride (for which he was an executive producer).
- Bernie Mac died before the release of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.
- Fred Moore died in 1952, but he was credited on Peter Pan and the shorts The Simple Things, Football (Now and Then) and Casey Bats Again.
- Eartha Kitt recorded her voice for The Simpsons episode "Once Upon a Time in Springfield", which aired more than a year after her death.
- Writer Don Payne, who died in March 2013, will be credited on the upcoming episodes "Labor Pains" and "White Christmas Blues".
- Mary Kay Bergman received a few credits after her suicide, including the South Park episodes "Starvin' Marvin in Space" and "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics" and the direct-to-video films Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders and Balto II: Wolf Quest.