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Eric Leighton was born on November 6, 1962 in San Diego, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Coraline (2009) and King Kong (2005). See full bio »
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Known For

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas Animation Department
(1993)
Coraline
Coraline Animation Department
(2009)
King Kong
King Kong Visual Effects
(2005)
Anomalisa
Anomalisa Animation Department
(2015)

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 2018 Sherlock Gnomes (animation director) (filming)
 2015 Anomalisa (guest animator)
 2013-2014 Tumble Leaf (TV Series) (animator - 6 episodes)
- Fig Blends In!/Twirling Top (2014) ... (animator)
- Beat of the Drumsticks/Springy Surprise (2014) ... (animator)
- The Swimming Hole/Bucket of Mud (2014) ... (animator)
- On a Roll!/Popcorn Picture Show (2014) ... (animator)
- Fig Flies a Kite/Missing Muffin (2014) ... (animator)
 2010 Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (animation director)
 2009 Coraline (lead animator)
 2004 Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (Video) (animation consultant)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (animation supervisor: pre-production - uncredited)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (animation supervisor) / (animator)
 1991 Slow Bob in the Lower Dimensions (TV Short) (animator)
 1988 Gumby Adventures (TV Series) (animation director) / (animator - 1988)
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