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Henry Selick

Henry Selick is a film director, specializing in films with stop-motion animation. He has formal training as an animator. Selick was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, son of Charles H. Selick and Melanie Molan. He was mostly raised Rumson, New Jersey. As a child, Selick took up drawing as a hobby. He became fascinated with animation at a young age, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2019 Little Nightmares (TV Series) (announced)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (segment "what the oscars would mean to me: Coraline")
 2009 Coraline
 2009 Coraline (Video Game)
 2005 Moongirl (Short)
 2001 Monkeybone
 1985 Fishbone: Party at Ground Zero (Video short)
 1982 Seepage (Short)
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C. Henry Selick


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Father of Harry Selick and George Selick. See more »


[stop motion] Uses stop motion puppets or special effects in all of his films.

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