John Lasseter

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John Lasseter
Lasseter at the Austin Film Festival on October 22, 2011. Photograph taken by Vanessa Lua.
John Alan Lasseter

(1957-01-12) January 12, 1957 (age 67)
Alma materPepperdine University,
California Institute of the Arts
Occupation(s)Animator, film director, Chief Creative Officer, Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Principal Creative Advisor, Walt Disney Imagineering
Years active1978–present
SpouseNancy Lasseter (1979–present)

John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, movie director and the former chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. He was also the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering.[1] Lasseter bought Pixar from the late Steve Jobs. He eventually left Pixar and Disney due to allegations of sexual harassment. Lasseter has been married to Nancy Lasseter since 1979. He was born in Hollywood, California.

Movies[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1981 The Fox and the Hound in-betweener (uncredited)
1985 Young Sherlock Holmes computer animation: ILM
1987 The Brave Little Toaster story artist
1991 Beauty and the Beast executive producer: 3D version
1992 Porco Rosso executive creative consultant
1995 Toy Story Alien/Commercial Chorus #1 director/story/modeling & animation system development
1996 Rugrats
1998 A Bug's Life Harry the Mosquito director/story
1999 Toy Story 2 Blue Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot director/story
2001 Monsters, Inc. executive producer
2002 Spirited Away executive producer: US
2003 Finding Nemo executive producer
2004 The Incredibles executive producer
2005 Howl's Moving Castle executive producer: US
2006 Cars director/story/screenplay
2007 Meet the Robinsons executive producer
Ratatouille executive producer
2008 WALL-E executive producer
Tinker Bell executive producer
Bolt executive producer
2009 Up executive producer/senior creative team: Pixar
Ponyo executive producer: US, Director: English Dub
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure executive producer
The Princess and the Frog executive producer
2010 Toy Story 3 story/executive producer/senior creative team: Pixar
Tales from Earthsea executive producer: US
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue executive producer
Tangled executive producer
2011 Cars 2 John Lassetire director/story/characters by
Winnie the Pooh executive producer
The Muppets creative consultant[2]
2012 The Secret World of Arrietty executive producer: US
Brave executive producer
Wreck-It Ralph executive producer
2013 Planes producer
Monsters University executive producer
Frozen executive producer
2014 The Pirate Fairy executive producer
Planes: Fire & Rescue executive producer
Big Hero 6 executive producer
2015 Legend of the NeverBeast executive producer
Inside Out executive producer
The Good Dinosaur executive producer
2016 Zootopia executive producer
Finding Dory executive producer

References[change | change source]

  1. Grover, Ronald (March 10, 2006). "The Happiest Place on Earth -- Again". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved April 20, 2012.
  2. Kit, Borys (14 October 2010). "Disney Picks Pixar Brains for Muppets Movie". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 24 November 2011.

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