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Henry Selick

Henry Selick was born on November 30, 1952 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Coraline (2009), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) and James and the Giant Peach (1996). He is married to Heather Selick. See full bio »
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 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
 1982 Seepage (Short)
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Friends with author Neil Gaiman.


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

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