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Andrew Stanton
Stanton at the 2009 Venice Film Festival
Andrew Christopher Stanton

(1965-12-03) December 3, 1965 (age 58)
  • Film director
  • producer
  • screenwriter
  • voice actor
Years active1981-present
Julie Stanton (m. 1991)
ChildrenBen Stanton
Audrey Stanton

Andrew Christopher Stanton (born December 3, 1965) is an American movie director, producer, screenwriter and voice actor. He began working at Pixar in 1990.

Selected filmography[change | change source]

Feature Films[change | change source]

Year Title Director Executive
Writer Other Voice Role Notes
1995 Toy Story No No Yes Yes Commercial Chorus 2 Story Artist, Character Designer
1998 A Bug's Life Co-Director No Yes Yes Bug Zapper Bug 1/Singing Grasshopper 2 Story Artist
1999 Toy Story 2 No No Yes Yes Emperor Zurg/Additional Voices
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command:
The Adventure Begins
No No No Yes Hamm Direct-to-video
2001 Monsters, Inc. No Yes Screenplay No
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius No No No Yes Arena Yolkian 2
2003 Finding Nemo Yes No Yes Yes Crush/Lobster/Seagulls
2004 The Incredibles No No No Yes Henchman
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie No No Yes Yes Dennis Disney release
2006 Cars No No No Yes Fred Additional Screenplay Material
2007 Ratatouille No Yes No No
2008 WALL-E Yes No Yes Yes Axiom Passenger 2
2009 Up No Yes No Yes Senior Creative Team
2010 Toy Story 3 No No Story Yes
2011 Cars 2 No No No Yes
2012 John Carter Yes No Screenplay No
Brave No Yes No Yes Senior Creative Team
2013 Monsters University No Yes No Yes
2015 Inside Out No Yes No Yes
The Good Dinosaur No Yes No Yes
2016 Finding Dory Yes No Yes Yes Crush/Clam/Seagulls
2017 Cars 3 No No No Yes
Coco No No No Yes
2018 Incredibles 2 No No No Yes
Ralph Breaks the Internet No No No Yes Narrative Guru
2019 Toy Story 4 No Yes Yes Yes Senior Creative Team
2020 Onward No No No Yes
Soul No No No Yes
2021 Luca No No No Yes
2022 Turning Red[1] No No No Yes
Lightyear[2] No TBA TBA Yes
TBD Revolver Yes No No No [3][4]
Chairman Spaceman Yes No Yes No [5]

Short Films[change | change source]

Year Title Director Executive
Writer Voice Role Notes
1986 Somewhere in the Arctic[6] Yes No Yes Bahr
1987 A Story[6] Yes Producer Yes Randy / Goon Squad Producer
1991 Light & Heavy Yes No No
2003 Exploring the Reef with Jean-Michel Cousteau No Yes No
2008 Presto No Yes No
BURN-E No Yes Story
2009 Partly Cloudy No Yes No
2013 Toy Story of Terror! No Yes No TV Special
2016 Piper No Yes No
Marine Life Interviews No No Yes

Television[change | change source]

Year Title Director Writer Storyboard artist Notes
1987 Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures No Yes No 13 episodes
1994 2 Stupid Dogs No No Yes Episode: "Cookies, Ookies, Blookies"
1995 The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa No No Yes Episode: "Good Mousekeeping"
2017 Stranger Things Yes No No 2 episodes[7]
2018 Better Call Saul Yes No No Episode: "Piñata"
2019 Legion Yes No No Episode: "Chapter 20"
2020 Tales from the Loop Yes No No Episode: "Echo Sphere"
2021 For All Mankind Yes No No 2 episodes

Video games[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 A Bug's Life Hopper Replacing Kevin Spacey
1999 Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue Emperor Zurg
2003 Finding Nemo Crush
Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure Emperor Zurg
2006 Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue[8] Seagulls Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS only
2007 Cars Mater-National Championship Fred
2009 Cars Race-O-Rama Fred PS3/Xbox 360/Wii version only
2010 Toy Story 3: The Video Game Emperor Zurg Uncredited
PS3 version only
2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures Crush / Emperor Zurg
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Crush
2018 Lego The Incredibles Seagulls

Theme parks[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1998–present It's Tough to Be a Bug! Hopper Replacing Kevin Spacey
2007–present Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Crush, Seagulls

Other credits[change | change source]

Year Title Role
1997 Geri's Game Very Special Thanks
2000 For the Birds Thanks
2006 Lifted Special Thanks
2007 Fog City Mavericks
The Pixar Story Himself; Very Special Thanks
2010 Finding Nico Special Thanks
2014 Lava
Toy Story That Time Forgot Extra Special Thanks
2015 Sanjay's Super Team Special Thanks
2016 Zootopia Creative Consultant[9]
2019 Purl Kristen Lester's Story Trust
Frozen II Special Thanks
Spies in Disguise

References[change | change source]

  1. Julie & T.J. (December 11, 2020). "Pixar Announces 'Turning Red' Directed by Domee Shi - Coming Spring 2022". Pixar Post. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
  2. Julie & T.J. (December 10, 2020). "Pixar Announces 'Lightyear' – An Origin Story of the Human Buzz Lightyear – Coming Summer 2022". Pixar Post. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
  3. Hipes, Patrick (October 30, 2020). "Maya And Ethan Hawke To Star As Father And Daughter In 'Revolver'; Andrew Stanton Directing – AFM". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved October 30, 2020.
  4. Kay, Jeremy (October 30, 2020). "Andrew Stanton to direct Maya and Ethan Hawke in AFM sales title 'Revolver'". Screen Daily. Media Business Insight. Retrieved October 30, 2020.
  5. D'Alessandro, Anthony (May 19, 2020). "Andrew Stanton In Early Talks To Direct 'Chairman Spaceman' For Searchlight & Simon Kinberg's Genre Films". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved September 12, 2020.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Simon, Ben (December 27, 2012). "Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2". Animated Views. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  7. Stack, Tim (February 10, 2017). "Finding Dory director to helm 2 episodes of Stranger Things 2". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  8. Watts, Martin (April 15, 2013). "Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Review (3DS)". Nintendo Life. Retrieved March 26, 2021.
  9. Strike, Joe (March 4, 2016). "'Zootopia:' Disney's Latest and Greatest Animal Kingdom". Animated World Network. Retrieved September 13, 2020.

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