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Michael Paxton

Michael Paxton holds an M.F.A. from NYU's Graduate Institute of Film & Television. After his thesis film, "Forbidden Fruit" won numerous awards at the NYU film festival, he moved to Los Angeles and began working for Walt Disney's Feature Animation Department in 1989 during the production of "The Little Mermaid." He continued in feature animation ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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The Lion King 1 1/2
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Forbidden Fruit
Forbidden Fruit Producer


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 2008 Smallville Legends: Kara and the Chronicles of Krypton (Video short) (line producer)
 2008 Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (TV Movie) (associate producer: Creative Capers Entertainment)
 2005 Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows (Video) (associate producer)
 2004 Ideal (Video) (producer)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (associate producer)
 1997 Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (Documentary) (producer)
 1987 Forbidden Fruit (Short) (producer)
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Author: Cinderella, The Aristocats, Rescuers Down Under, Disney Classics Series. See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Michael Paxton attended NYU film school with classmate Ang Lee.

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