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Don Bluth

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 09/13/1937 (84) | El Paso, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Donald Virgil Bluth (born September 13, 1937) is an American film director, animator, production designer, video game designer, and animation instructor, best known for his animated films, including The Secret of NIMH (1982), An American Tail (1986), The Land Before Time (1988), All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), Anastasia (1997), and Titan A.E. (2000), for his involvement in the LaserDisc game Dragon's Lair (1983), and for competing with former employer Walt Disney Productions during the years leading up to the films that became the Disney Renaissance. He is the older brother of illustrator Toby Bluth. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Kids & Family | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Don Bluth

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Movies with Don Bluth as Actor(2)

as himself2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty
as Owls1991 Rock-A-Doodle

Movies with Don Bluth as Crew(50)

Production/Producer2021 Dragon's Lair
Directing/Director2021 Dragon's Lair: The Movie
Production/Producer2021 Dragon's Lair: The Movie
Writing/Story2021 Dragon's Lair: The Movie
Directing/Director2009 Gift of the Hoopoe
Directing/Director2000 Titan A.E.
Production/Producer2000 Titan A.E.
Directing/Director1999 Bartok the Magnificent
Production/Producer1999 Bartok the Magnificent
Directing/Director1997 Anastasia
Production/Producer1997 Anastasia
Directing/Director1995 The Pebble and the Penguin
Directing/Director1994 Thumbelina
Production/Producer1994 Thumbelina
Writing/Screenplay1994 Thumbelina
Directing/Director1994 A Troll in Central Park
Production/Producer1994 A Troll in Central Park
Directing/Director1991 Rock-A-Doodle
Production/Producer1991 Rock-A-Doodle
Writing/Story1991 Rock-A-Doodle
Writing/Writer1991 Rock-A-Doodle
Art/Production Design1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven
Directing/Director1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven
Production/Producer1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven
Writing/Story1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven
Art/Production Design1988 The Land Before Time
Directing/Director1988 The Land Before Time
Production/Producer1988 The Land Before Time
Art/Storyboard Artist1988 The Land Before Time
Art/Production Design1986 An American Tail
Directing/Director1986 An American Tail
Production/Producer1986 An American Tail
Directing/Director1982 The Secret of NIMH
Production/Producer1982 The Secret of NIMH
Writing/Screenplay1982 The Secret of NIMH
Visual Effects/Visual Development1982 The Secret of NIMH
Visual Effects/Animation Director1982 The Secret of NIMH
Visual Effects/Animation1980 Xanadu
Directing/Director1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat
Production/Producer1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat
Visual Effects/Animation1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat
Writing/Writer1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat
Directing/Director1978 The Small One
Production/Producer1978 The Small One
Visual Effects/Animation1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Visual Effects/Animation Director1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
Visual Effects/Character Designer1969 Archie and His New Pals
Directing/Assistant Director1963 The Sword in the Stone
Visual Effects/Animation1963 The Sword in the Stone

Additional Information

Full Name: Donald Bluth
Born: Monday, 09/13 1937 (September) in El Paso, Texas (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 84 years + 87 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Educated at: Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University
Employer: Walt Disney Studios, Filmation, Walt Disney Studios
Siblings: Toby Bluth
Father: Virgil Ronceal Bluth
Mother: Emaline Pratt
Related to: Mitt Romney, Helaman Pratt
Influenced by/Role models: John Lounsbery, Milt Kahl, Walt Disney
Other names for Don Bluth (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Donald Virgil Bluth"
Don Bluth frequently works together with these people:
Gary Goldman (31x, Crew)
John Pomeroy (15x, Crew)
Fred A. Reilly (10x, Crew)
Fiona Trayler (8x, Crew)
Robert Sprathoff (5x, Crew)
David N. Weiss (4x, Crew)
John K. Carr (4x, Crew)
Tony Geiss (4x, Crew)
Diann Landau (4x, Crew)
Dan Kuenster (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:26354, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 11/12/2021