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Pete Docter

Pete Docter was born on October 9, 1968 in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA as Peter Hans Docter. He is a writer and actor, known for Up (2009), Monsters, Inc. (2001) and Inside Out (2015). He is married to Sharon Docter. They have two children. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Toy Story 4 (original story by) (pre-production)
 2015/I Inside Out (original story) / (screenplay)
 2014 Party Central (Short)
 2009 Up (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 WALL·E (original story by)
 2002 Mike's New Car (Video short) (original story)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (original story by)
 1999 Toy Story 2 (original story by)
 1995 Toy Story (original story by)
 1988 Winter (Short) (writer)
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Created three non-computer animated short films: "Next Door", "Palm Springs", & "Winter".

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6' 4½" (1.94 m)

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In some ways, I feel like the strength of animation is in its simplicity and caricature, and in reduction. It's like an Al Hirschfeld caricature, where he'll use, like, three lines, and he'll capture the likeness of someone so strongly that it looks more like them than a photograph. I think animation has that same power of reduction. See more »


Parents are Dr. Dave and Dr. Rita Doctor. See more »


His films often feature the main character protecting a child in some way.

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He grew up a block away from my dad bowser724
Needs to make more Pixar films. bjohnt
Who's Pete's agent? jwcorpening
Great man - stop the hate! dudewheresmysanity03
Congrats on another Oscar! VerbalKint-2
This is a very cool director who looks like Wallace (from Grommit) elman
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