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Chris Van Allsburg was born on June 18, 1949 in East Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Jumanji (1995), The Polar Express (2004) and Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005). He has been married to Lisa Van Allsburg since 1974. They have two children. See full bio »

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Jumanji
Jumanji Writer
(1995)
The Polar Express
(2004)
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid Art Department
(1989)

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 2004 The Polar Express (book)
 1995 Jumanji (book) / (screen story)
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 2004 The Polar Express (executive producer)
 2003 How to Deal (executive producer)
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 1989 The Little Mermaid (visual development artist)
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 2006 The World of Chris Van Allsburg: Author Behind 'Zathura' (Video documentary short)
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Received a MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design. His primary area of expertise at RISD was sculpture, not drawing. See more »

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