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Gary Trousdale

Gary Trousdale was born in La Crescenta, California. His fascination with animation was fostered as a child, where he drew cartoons from an elementary school age. He planned to become an architect, but decided instead to study animation at CalArts, where he studied for three years. He was hired in 1982 to design storyboards and do other animation.... See full bio »
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 2014 Rocky and Bullwinkle (Short)
 2011 The Pig Who Cried Werewolf (Video short)
 2011 Thriller Night (Short)
 2010 Scared Shrekless (TV Short)
 2007 Shrek the Halls (TV Short)
 1989 Cranium Command (Short) (opening sequence)
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He co-directed, with Kirk Wise, the film, "Cranium Command" which is a featured film at Disney Worlds Epcot Center.

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Cast Tony Jay in the role of Frollo because he liked his voice so much from working with him on Beauty and the Beast. See more »


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