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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, known for Up (2009), Inside Out (2015) and Monsters, Inc. (2001). He has been married to Amanda Jean Schmidt since December 27, 1992. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Up
Up Writer
(2009)
Inside Out
Inside Out Writer
(2015)
Monsters, Inc.
(2001)
WALL·E
WALL·E Writer
(2008)

Filmography

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 2019 Toy Story 4 (original story by) (filming)
 2015/I Inside Out (original story by) / (screenplay by)
 2009 Up (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2008 WALL·E (original story by)
 2002 Mike's New Car (Video short) (original story)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. Scream Team (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (original story by)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Toy Story 2 (original story by)
 1995 Toy Story (original story by)
 1988 Winter (Short) (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Created three non-computer animated short films: "Next Door", "Palm Springs", & "Winter".

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Docter

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

'Monsters,' everybody has the thought of monsters in your closet as a kid, and more importantly, the idea of becoming a parent. We're always kind of looking for those emotional nuggets. They're always at the heart of the story. See more »

Trivia:

As of 2015, all three of his films have focused on the main protagonist protecting a child character in one way or another. (Sully protecting Boo in Monsters, Inc. (2001), Carl protecting Russell in Up (2009), and Joy & the other emotions working to guide Riley in Inside Out (2015). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Libra

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