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John Lasseter

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Animator / Executive Producer | * 01/12/1957 (62) | Hollywood, California, USA
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John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, filmmaker, and former chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar and Disneytoon Studios. He was also the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering. Lasseter began his career as an animator with The Walt Disney Company. After being fired from Disney for promoting computer animation, he joined Lucasfilm, where he worked on the then-groundbreaking use of CGI animation. The Graphics Group of the Computer Division of Lucasfilm was sold to Steve Jobs and became Pixar in 1986. Lasseter oversaw all of Pixar's films and associated projects as executive producer. In addition, he directed Toy Story (1995), A Bug's Life (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999), Cars (2006), and Cars 2 (2011). From 2006 to 2018, Lasseter also oversaw all of Walt Disney Animation Studios' (and its division Disneytoon Studios') films and associated proj... ()
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John Alan Lasseter is an American animator, director and the chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. He is also currently the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering. Lasseter's first job was with The Walt Disney Company, where he became an animator. Next, he joined Lucasfilm, where he worked on the then-groundbreaking use of CGI animation. After Lucasfilm became Pixar in 1986, Lasseter oversaw all of Pixar's films and associated projects as executive producer and he directed Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Cars, "Toy Story 3" and "Cars 2". He has won two Academy Awards, for Animated Short Film (Tin Toy), as well as a Special Achievement Award (Toy Story).

Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Kids & Family | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for John Lasseter

Special Achievement Academy Award Annie Award Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay 2x Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film 2x Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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Movies with John Lasseter as Actor(24)

as himself2017 Motori Ruggenti
as himself2016 Imagining Zootopia
as Himself - Walt Disney & Pixar Chief Creative Officer2013 Inside Pixar
as Additional Voices (voice)2011 Cars 2
as himself2011 These Amazing Shadows
as himself2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty
as himself2007 The Pixar Story
as himself2007 Fog City Mavericks
as Blue Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot (voice)1999 Toy Story 2
as Bug Zapper Bug #1 (voice)1998 A Bug's Life
as Commercial Chorus #1 (voice) (uncredited)1995 Toy Story

Movies with John Lasseter as Crew(133)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Luck
Writing/Story2019 Toy Story 4
Production/Executive Producer2019 Untitled Skydance Animation Film
Production/Executive Producer2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet
Production/Executive Producer2018 Incredibles 2
Production/Executive Producer2018 Bao
Production/Executive Producer2017 Cars 3
Production/Executive Producer2017 Lou
Production/Executive Producer2017 Gone Fishing
Production/Executive Producer2017 Olaf's Frozen Adventure
Production/Executive Producer2017 Coco
Production/Executive Producer2017 Miss Fritter's Racing Skoool
Production/Executive Producer2016 Piper
Production/Executive Producer2016 Inner Workings
Production/Executive Producer2016 Moana
Production/Executive Producer2016 Zootopia
Production/Executive Producer2016 Finding Dory
Production/Executive Producer2015 Inside Out
Production/Executive Producer2015 Riley's First Date?
Production/Executive Producer2015 Sanjay's Super Team
Production/Producer2015 The Good Dinosaur
Production/Executive Producer2015 Frozen Fever
Production/Executive Producer2014 Lava
Production/Executive Producer2014 Feast
Production/Executive Producer2014 The Radiator Springs 500 ½
Production/Executive Producer2014 Big Hero 6
Production/Executive Producer2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
Writing/Characters2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
Production/Executive Producer2014 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast
Production/Executive Producer2014 Party Central
Production/Executive Producer2014 Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy
Production/Executive Producer2013 Get a Horse!
Production/Executive Producer2013 Frozen
Writing/Characters2013 Toy Story of Terror!
Production/Executive Producer2013 Toy Story of Terror!
Production/Executive Producer2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - Hiccups
Production/Executive Producer2013 Monsters University
Production/Executive Producer2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - Bugged
Production/Executive Producer2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - Spinning
Production/Producer2012 Paperman
Production/Executive Producer2012 Wreck-It Ralph
Production/Executive Producer2012 The Legend of Mor'du
Production/Executive Producer2012 Tangled Ever After
Production/Executive Producer2012 Brave
Writing/Story2012 Partysaurus Rex
Production/Executive Producer2012 Partysaurus Rex
Production/Executive Producer2012 Secret of the Wings
Writing/Writer2012 Time Travel Mater
Crew/Thanks2012 John Carter
Production/Executive Producer2011 La Luna
Writing/Writer2011 Air Mater
Production/Executive Producer2011 Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice
Writing/Story2011 Small Fry
Production/Executive Producer2011 The Ballad of Nessie
Production/Executive Producer2011 Pixie Hollow Games
Directing/Director2011 Cars 2
Writing/Original Story2011 Cars 2
Production/Producer2010 Toy Story 3
Writing/Story2010 Toy Story 3
Production/Executive Producer2010 Tangled
Directing/Director2010 Monster Truck Mater
Writing/Writer2010 Monster Truck Mater
Directing/Director2010 Heavy Metal Mater
Production/Executive Producer2010 Tick Tock Tale
Production/Executive Producer2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
Production/Executive Producer2009 Partly Cloudy
Production/Executive Producer2009 Prep & Landing
Directing/Director2009 Unidentified Flying Mater
Production/Executive Producer2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
Production/Executive Producer2009 Super Rhino
Production/Executive Producer2009 The Princess and the Frog
Production/Executive Producer2009 Up
Production/Executive Producer2008 Cars Toon Mater's Tall Tales
Production/Executive Producer2008 Presto
Directing/Director2008 Rescue Squad Mater
Writing/Writer2008 Rescue Squad Mater
Directing/Director2008 Mater the Greater
Directing/Director2008 El Materdor
Directing/Director2008 Tokyo Mater
Production/Executive Producer2008 Bolt
Production/Executive Producer2008 Tinker Bell
Production/Executive Producer2008 Glago's Guest
Production/Executive Producer2008 WALL·E
Production/Executive Producer2007 How to Hook Up Your Home Theater
Production/Executive Producer2007 Ratatouille
Production/Executive Producer2006 Lifted
Directing/Director2006 Cars
Writing/Screenplay2006 Cars
Writing/Original Story2006 Cars
Directing/Director2006 Mater and the Ghostlight
Writing/Original Story2006 Mater and the Ghostlight
Production/Executive Producer2005 Jack-Jack Attack
Production/Executive Producer2005 One Man Band
Production/Executive Producer2004 Howl's Moving Castle
Production/Executive Producer2004 The Incredibles
Production/Executive Producer2003 Boundin'
Production/Executive Producer2003 Finding Nemo
Production/Executive Producer2002 Mike's New Car
Production/Executive Producer2001 Monsters, Inc.
Directing/Director1999 Toy Story 2
Writing/Original Story1999 Toy Story 2
Directing/Director1998 A Bug's Life
Writing/Story1998 A Bug's Life
Production/Executive Producer1998 It's Tough to Be a Bug
Production/Executive Producer1997 Geri's Game
Directing/Director1995 Toy Story
Writing/Original Story1995 Toy Story
Production/Executive Producer1991 Beauty and the Beast
Production/Producer1989 Knick Knack
Writing/Writer1989 Knick Knack
Directing/Director1989 Knick Knack
Production/Producer1988 Tin Toy
Directing/Director1988 Tin Toy
Writing/Writer1988 Tin Toy
Production/Producer1987 Red's Dream
Writing/Writer1987 Red's Dream
Directing/Director1987 Red's Dream
Production/Producer1986 Luxo Jr.
Writing/Writer1986 Luxo Jr.
Directing/Director1986 Luxo Jr.
Visual Effects/Character Designer1984 The Adventures of André and Wally B.
Visual Effects/Animation1984 The Adventures of André and Wally B.
Writing/Writer1980 Nitemare
Directing/Director1980 Nitemare
Visual Effects/Animation1980 Nitemare
Production/Producer1980 Nitemare
Directing/Director1979 Lady and the Lamp
Visual Effects/Animation1979 Lady and the Lamp
Production/Producer1979 Lady and the Lamp
Writing/Writer1979 Lady and the Lamp

TV Shows/Series with John Lasseter as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1997 The Wonderful World of Disney

Full Name: John Lasseter
Born: Saturday, 01/12 1957 (January) in Hollywood (current age: 62 years + 224 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Pepperdine University, California Institute of the Arts
Employer: Pixar, Lucasfilm, The Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Skydance Media
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Children: Sam Lasseter
Student of: Jules Engel, Eric Larson
Other names for John Lasseter (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Alan Lasseter"
John Lasseter frequently works together with these people:
Andrew Stanton (45x, Crew)
Pete Docter (31x, Crew)
Lee Unkrich (25x, Crew)
John Ratzenberger (25x, Actor)
Tom MacDougall (25x, Crew)
Kevin Reher (24x, Crew)
Mickie McGowan (23x, Actress)
Bob Peterson (21x, Actor)
Gary Rydstrom (21x, Crew)
Bud Luckey (21x, Crew)
Diane Keaton (1x, Actress)
Ving Rhames (1x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1593, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/30/2019