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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 director, known for Up (2009), Inside Out (2015) and Monsters, Inc. (2001). He is married to Sharon Docter. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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Up Writer
Inside Out
Inside Out Writer
Monsters, Inc.
WALL·E Writer


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 2018 Toy Story 4 (original story by) (pre-production)
 2015/I Inside Out (original story by) / (screenplay by)
 2014 Party Central (Short)
 2009 Up (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2008 WALL·E (original story by)
 2002 Monsters, Inc. (Video Game) (characters)
 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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Other Works:

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

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Docter


6' 4½" (1.94 m)

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'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 »


Pete's father has German ancestry, while Pete's maternal grandparents, George Anton Kanne and Ida Josephine Margrethe Frederiksen, were Danish. 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
This is a very cool director who looks like Wallace (from Grommit) elman
Congrats on another Oscar! VerbalKint-2
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