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Chris Butler (XII)

Chris Butler was born in 1974 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He is known for his work on ParaNorman (2012), Corpse Bride (2005) and Coraline (2009). See full bio »

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

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ParaNorman Writer
Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride Art Department
Coraline Art Department


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 2009 Coraline (storyboard supervisor)
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux (designer - uncredited) / (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2005 Corpse Bride (storyboard artist)
 2005 Tarzan 2 (Video) (storyboard artist)
 2002-2003 Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 3 episodes)
- Birthday Bear (2003) ... (storyboard artist - segment "Birthday Bear")
- Bean in Love (2003) ... (storyboard artist - segment "Bean In Love")
- Big TV (2002) ... (storyboard artist - segment "Keyboard Capers")
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 2014 The Boxtrolls (presenter)
 2009 Coraline (head of story - uncredited)
 2005 Corpse Bride (ADR loop group - uncredited)
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 2016 Kubo and the Two Strings (screenplay by)
 2012 ParaNorman (written by)
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 2009 Coraline (character designer - uncredited)
 2000 The Tigger Movie (character designer)
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 2012 ParaNorman
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 2013 Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (TV Series)
- Directing 7 (2013) ... Himself
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Animated Film
 2012 Vivir de cine (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #7.33 (2012) ... Himself

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Although, to be fair, ParaNorman is definitely a result of these movies that made me who I am - they're the movies I grew up with, and that's what ParaNorman is all about. So in a way they are influential on us. See more »


Born in Liverpool, England.


His films often include a young boy trying to find his place in the world.

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