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Pete Docter

Film Director / Screenwriter / Animator / Executive Producer / Film Producer | * 10/09/1968 (52) | Bloomington, Minnesota, USA
Peter Hans Docter (born October 9, 1968) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer, voice actor and chief creative officer of Pixar. He is best known for directing the Pixar animated feature films Monsters, Inc. (2001), Up (2009), Inside Out (2015) and Soul (2020), and as a key figure and collaborator at Pixar. He has been nominated for eight Oscars (two wins thus far for Up and Inside Out – Best Animated Feature), seven Annie Awards (winning five), a BAFTA Children's Film Award (which he won) and a Hochi Film Award (which he won). He has described himself as a "geeky kid from Minnesota who likes to draw cartoons". ()
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Peter Hans "Pete" Docter is an American film director, animator, and screenwriter from Bloomington, Minnesota. He is best known for directing the films Monsters, Inc. and Up, and as a key figure and collaborator in Pixar Animation Studios. The A. V. Club has called him "almost universally successful". He has been nominated for six Oscars (one win thus far for Up -- Best Animated Feature), three Annie Awards (winning two), a BAFTA Children's Film Award (which he won), and a Hochi Film Award (which he won). He has described himself as a "geeky kid from Minnesota who likes to draw cartoons." He is now working on a top-secret project, that will be released in 2013 or 2014. He will not direct Monsters, Inc. 2.

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

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Awards & Nominations for Pete Docter

Annie Award 2x Academy Award for Best Animated Feature 4x Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay 3x Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

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Movies with Pete Docter as Actor(11)

as himself2019 Animation Outlaws
as Additional Voices (voice)2015 Inside Out
as Dad's Anger (voice)2015 Riley's First Date?
as Campmaster Strauch (voice)2009 Up
as Axiom Passenger (voice)2008 WALL·E
as himself2007 The Pixar Story
as Mr. Incredible2005 Mr. Incredible and Pals
as Additional Voices (voice)2004 The Incredibles
as Additional Voices (voice)2001 Monsters, Inc.
as Sigmond Dinosaur1989 Palm Springs

Movies with Pete Docter as Crew(39)

Production/Executive Producer2021 Luca
Directing/Director2021 Untitled Pixar Animation Project
Production/Executive Producer2020 Lamp Life
Production/Executive Producer2020 Onward
Writing/Screenplay2020 Soul
Writing/Story2020 Soul
Production/Executive Producer2019 Toy Story 4
Crew/Thanks2019 Kitbull
Production/Executive Producer2019 Forky Asks a Question: What Is Money?
Production/Executive Producer2019 Forky Asks a Question: What Is a Friend?
Production/Executive Producer2018 Bao
Production/Executive Producer2017 Lou
Directing/Director2015 Inside Out
Writing/Story2015 Inside Out
Writing/Screenplay2015 Inside Out
Production/Executive Producer2015 Riley's First Date?
Crew/Thanks2014 Lava
Production/Executive Producer2014 Party Central
Production/Executive Producer2013 Monsters University
Production/Executive Producer2012 Brave
Production/Executive Producer2010 Dug's Special Mission
Crew/Thanks2009 Partly Cloudy
Directing/Director2009 Up
Writing/Screenplay2009 Up
Writing/Story2009 Up
Crew/Thanks2008 Presto
Writing/Original Story2008 WALL·E
Directing/Director2002 Mike's New Car
Production/Producer2002 Mike's New Car
Writing/Story2002 Mike's New Car
Directing/Director2001 Monsters, Inc.
Writing/Original Story2001 Monsters, Inc.
Writing/Original Story1999 Toy Story 2
Crew/Supervising Animator1995 Toy Story
Writing/Original Story1995 Toy Story
Directing/Director1990 Next Door
Directing/Director1989 Palm Springs
Directing/Director1988 Winter

Additional Information

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Full Name: Peter Docter
Born: Wednesday, 10/09 1968 (October) in Bloomington (current age: 52 years + 55 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: University of Minnesota, California Institute of the Arts
Other names for Pete Docter (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Peter Docter"
"Peter Hans Docter"
Pete Docter frequently works together with these people:
Andrew Stanton (26x, Crew)
John Lasseter (25x, Crew)
Bob Peterson (17x, Crew)
John Ratzenberger (15x, Actor)
Mickie McGowan (13x, Actress)
Jeff Pidgeon (11x, Actor)
Lee Unkrich (10x, Crew)
Josh Cooley (10x, Crew)
Tom MacDougall (10x, Crew)
Paul Cichocki (10x, Crew)
Randy Newman (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9656, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 11/10/2020