John Lasseter

John Lasseter

Actor

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John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) 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).

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Birthday

Jan. 12, 1957

Place of birth

Hollywood, California, US

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These Amazing Shadows

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AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition

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Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible

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The Pixar Story

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The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story

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Fog City Mavericks

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Imagining Zootopia

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The Story Behind 'Toy Story'

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Inside Pixar

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Waking Sleeping Beauty

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