Animation(directors and producers)

by quietgiant2 | created - 01 Nov 2011 | updated - 3 days ago | Public

1. Hayao Miyazaki

Director | Gake no ue no Ponyo

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's greatest animation directors. The entertaining plots, compelling characters, and breathtaking animation in his films have earned him international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan. The Walt Disney Company's commitment to introduce the ...

2. Walt Disney

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of ...

3. Matt Groening

Writer | The Simpsons

Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. ...

4. Chuck Jones

Actor | Gremlins

Starting as a cel washer, Chuck Jones worked his way up to animator and then director at the animation division of Warner Bros. He is famous for creating such beloved cartoon characters as Wile E. Coyote, Henery Hawk, Pepé Le Pew, Marvin the Martian, Ralph Wolf, Road Runner, Sam Sheepdog, Sniffles,...

5. Tex Avery

Director | A Wild Hare

Tex Avery was a descendant of Judge Roy Bean and Daniel Boone, but all his grandma ever told him about it was "Don't ever mention you are kin to Roy Bean. He's a no good skunk!!" After graduating from North Dallas High School in 1927, Avery moved to Southern California in 1929 and got a job in the ...

6. René Goscinny

Writer | Astérix & Obélix contre César

René Goscinny was born on August 14, 1926 in Paris, France. He was a writer and producer, known for Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999), Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002) and The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976). He was married to Gilberte Goscinny. He died on November 5, 1977 in Paris.

7. Lotte Reiniger

Director | Silhouetten

Lotte Reiniger was born on June 2, 1899 in Berlin, Germany as Charlotte Reiniger. She is known for her work on Silhouetten (1936), Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed (1926) and Here and There (1949). She was married to Carl Koch. She died on June 19, 1981 in Dettenhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

8. Émile Cohl

Director | Le mouton enragé

Pioneering animator Emile Cohl was born Emile Eugène Jean Louis Courtet in Paris, France, in 1857. He began his career as a caricaturist, cartoonist and writer in his 20s, and in 1908 he was hired by the Gaumont film company as a writer. He soon also became a director, turning out comedies and ...

9. Émile Reynaud

Director | Le premier cigare

His father was a watchmaker, his mother a schoolteacher. He was taught by his parents, and they believed he should learn whilst having fun. When his father died, him and mother both left Paris for Puy-en-Velay. He became a professor of physics and natural sciences, and taught from 1873 to 1877. ...

10. Winsor McCay

Writer | Gertie the Dinosaur

Like many pioneers, the work of 'Winsor McCay' has been largely superseded by successors such as Walt Disney and Max Fleischer but he more than earns a place in film history for being the American cinema's first great cartoon animator. He started out as a newspaper cartoonist, achieving a national ...

11. Wladyslaw Starewicz

Director | Zhitel nyeobitayemovo ostrova

Although his name nowadays means very little except to animation buffs (and even they have to be pretty well informed), Wladyslaw Starewicz ranks alongside Walt Disney, as one of the great animation pioneers, and his career started nearly a decade before Disney's. He became an animator by accident ...

12. Joseph Barbera

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Joseph Barbera was born on March 24, 1911 in Little Italy, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Roland Barbera. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), The Smurfs (1981) and Scooby-Doo (2002). He was married to Sheila Holden and Dorothy Earl. He died ...

13. William Hanna

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

William Hanna was born on July 14, 1910 in Melrose, New Mexico, USA as William Denby Hanna. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), The Flintstones (1994) and The Smurfs (1981). He was married to Violet Blanch Wogatzke. He died on March 22, 2001 in North Hollywood...

14. Wolfgang Reitherman

Director | The AristoCats

Wolfgang Reitherman was a German-born American animator who was one of Disney's Nine Old Men.

He began working for Disney in 1933, along with future Disney legends Ward Kimball and Milt Kahl. The three worked together on a number of classic Disney shorts.

Reitherman directed several Disney animated ...

15. Don Bluth

Director | Anastasia

Don Bluth was one of the chief animators at Disney to come to the mantle after the great one's death. He eventually became the animation director for such films as The Rescuers (1977) and Pete's Dragon (1977). Unfortunately, the quality of animation that Disney was producing at this point was not ...

16. Friz Freleng

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Friz Freleng was born Isadore Freleng on August 21, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri. With no formal training in drawing, his first job as an animator was with United Film Advancement Services in 1924 at the age of 17. The first work Friz is credited with was for Disney Studios where he worked as an ...

17. Jim Henson

Actor | The Muppet Show

Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends (1955), a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and ...

18. Bill Melendez

Actor | The Peanuts Movie

Bill Melendez was born on November 15, 1916 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico as José Cuauhtémoc Meléndez. He is known for his work on The Peanuts Movie (2015), A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) and A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969). He was married to Helen Antionette Huhn. He died on September 2, 2008 ...

19. Hawley Pratt

Writer | Speedy Gonzales

He was an avid golfer and a dedicated advocate for animals.

20. Maurício de Sousa

Producer | A Princesa e o Robô

Maurício de Sousa was born on October 27, 1935 in Santa Isabel, São Paulo, Brazil. He is a producer and director, known for A Princesa e o Robô (1983), As Novas Aventuras da Turma da Mônica (1986) and Turma da Mônica (1998). He is married to Alice Keiko. They have three children.

21. Walter Lantz

Producer | The Merry Old Soul

As the head of his own animation studio, Lantz was responsible for the creation of the first Technicolor cartoon. He also introduced the cartoon characters Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy, and Woody Woodpecker.

22. Ralph Bakshi

Director | Wizards

Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. Born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Bakshi grew up in Brownsville after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and was later transferred to the High School of ...

23. Makoto Shinkai

Writer | Kimi no na wa.

Makoto Shinkai is a Japanese director, writer, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, voice actor, manga artist and former graphic designer.

Shinkai studied Japanese literature at Chuo University where he was a member of juvenile literature club where he drew picture books. In 1999, Shinkai ...

24. Pete Docter

Writer | Up

Pete Docter was born on October 9, 1968 in Bloomington, Minnesota, USA as Peter Hans Docter. He is a writer, known for Up (2009), Inside Out (2015) and Monsters, Inc. (2001). He has been married to Amanda Jean Schmidt since December 27, 1992. They have two children.

25. Al Brodax

Producer | Yellow Submarine

In the 1960s, he ran the motion picture and television division of King Features Syndicate.

26. Karel Zeman

Writer | Baron Prásil

Karel Zeman was born on November 3, 1910 in Ostromer u Nové Paky, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and director, known for Baron Prásil (1962), Bláznova kronika (1964) and Vynález zkázy (1958). He died on April 5, 1989 in Prague, Czech Republic.

27. Bretislav Pojar

Director | To See or Not to See

Bretislav Pojar was born on October 7, 1923 in Susice, Czechoslovakia. He was a director and writer, known for To See or Not to See (1969), Lev a písnicka (1959) and 'E' (1981). He died on October 12, 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic.

28. Brad Bird

Writer | The Incredibles

Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occasional voice actor, known for both animated and live-action films. Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird. His father worked in...

29. John Walker

Animation_department | Transformers

30. Ben Washam

Animation_department | The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie

American animator, noted for the crisp, angular style and sleek, fluid movement of his characters. A gent of considerable wit and good humour, Washam made significant contributions to Warner Brothers cartoons under the auspices of Chuck Jones between 1941 and 1963. Two of his trademarks were Bugs ...

31. Gary Trousdale

Director | The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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 ...

32. Andrew Stanton

Writer | WALL·E

Oscar-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton was raised in Rockport, Massachusetts. He was educated at The California Institute of the Arts (or "CalArts") in Los Angeles, where he studied character animation. After graduation, Stanton began working as a writer on the TV series Mighty Mouse, the New ...

33. John Lasseter

Writer | Toy Story 2

Although born in Hollywood John and his twin sister, Johanna were raised in Wittier near Los Angeles. His parents were Jewell Mae (Risley), an art teacher, and Paul Eual Lasseter, a parts manager at a Chevrolet dealership. His mother's profession contributed to his interest in animation and ...

34. Joe Ranft

Writer | Toy Story

Joe Ranft was born on March 13, 1960 in Pasadena, California, USA as Joseph Henry Ranft. He was a writer and actor, known for Toy Story (1995), A Bug's Life (1998) and Toy Story 2 (1999). He was married to Sue Barry Ranft. He died on August 16, 2005 in Mendocino County, California.

35. John Lounsbery

Animation_department | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

John Lounsbery was born on March 9, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as John Mitchell Lounsbery. He is known for his work on The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), Mary Poppins (1964) and The Rescuers (1977). He was married to Florence Louise Hurd. He died on February 13, 1976 in Los Angeles, ...

36. Vicky Jenson

Director | Shrek

Vicky Jenson's career spans more than two decades in both animation and live action, and crosses the spectrum from TV to feature films to shorts including a commercial campaign for Old Navy of more than 40 spots with Anonymous Content and was at that time the only female feature film director they ...

37. Andrew Adamson

Director | Shrek 2

Andrew Adamson was born on December 1, 1966 in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a producer and director, known for Shrek 2 (2004), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and Shrek (2001). He has been married to Gyulnara Karaeva since January 16, 2016. He was previously ...

38. Hal Seeger

Writer | Midnight Menace

Hal Seeger was born on May 16, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Harold Seeger. He was a producer and director, known for Midnight Menace (1946), Boarding House Blues (1948) and Dear Miss Gloria (1946). He was married to Beverly Arnold. He died on March 13, 2005 in New York City, New York.

39. Max Fleischer

Producer | The Tantalizing Fly

Max Fleischer was born on July 19, 1883 in Krakau, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. He is known for his work on The Tantalizing Fly (1919), Gulliver's Travels (1939) and Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor (1936). He was married to Essie Goldstein. He died on September 11, 1972 in Los Angeles, ...

40. Dave Fleischer

Director | Gulliver's Travels

Dave Fleischer was born on July 14, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as David Fleischer. He is known for his work on Gulliver's Travels (1939), Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941) and In the Good Old Summer Time (1926). He was married to Mae Schwartz and Ida Mae Sharnow. He died on June 25, 1979 in ...

41. Adam Elliot

Director | Mary and Max

Grew up on a shrimp farm in southern Australia together with two brothers, one sister and two parrots. He discerned his artistic abilities at an early age and spent five years studying photography, painting, pottery etc. In 1996 he began his studies at the Victorian College of the Arts where Uncle ...

42. Andrew Stanton

Writer | WALL·E

Oscar-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton was raised in Rockport, Massachusetts. He was educated at The California Institute of the Arts (or "CalArts") in Los Angeles, where he studied character animation. After graduation, Stanton began working as a writer on the TV series Mighty Mouse, the New ...

43. Satoshi Kon

Writer | Papurika

Satoshi Kon was born in 1963. He studied at the Musashino College of the Arts. He began his career as a Manga artist. He then moved to animation and worked as a background artist on many films (including Roujin Z (1991) by 'Katsuhiro Otomo'). Then, in 1995, he wrote an episode of the anthology film ...

44. Carlos Saldanha

Director | Rio

Carlos Saldanha is a Brazilian director of animated films. He was the director of Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Rio (2011), and the co-director of Ice Age (2002) and Robots (2005).

Saldanha was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He left his hometown in 1991 to ...

45. Henry Selick

Director | Coraline

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 ...

46. Michel Ocelot

Director | Kirikou et la sorcière

Michel Ocelot was born on October 27, 1943 in Villefranche-sur-Mer, French Riviera, France. He is a writer and director, known for Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998), Princes and Princesses (2000) and Azur et Asmar (2006).

47. Byron Howard

Director | Zootopia

Byron Howard was born on December 26, 1968 in Misawa, Japan as Byron P. Howard. He is known for his work on Zootopia (2016), Tangled (2010) and Bolt (2008).

48. Dean DeBlois

Writer | How to Train Your Dragon

Dean DeBlois is a Canadian writer, director, and producer known best for having co-written and co-directed Disney's Lilo & Stitch (2002) and Dreamworks' How to Train Your Dragon (2010), both Oscar nominated. While working as an assistant animator and layout artist for Hinton Animation Studios ...

49. Chris Sanders

Writer | Lilo & Stitch

Born and raised in Colorado, Chris Sanders fell in love with animation at the age of ten after seeing Ward Kimball animated shorts on 'The Wonderful World of Disney'. He began drawing, and applied to CalArts after his grandmother told him about the animation program at the school. He majored in ...

50. Kirk De Micco

Writer | The Croods

Kirk De Micco was born on May 15, 1969 in Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA as James Kirk DeMicco. He is a writer and director, known for The Croods (2013), Space Chimps (2008) and Racing Stripes (2005).

51. Jorge R. Gutiérrez

Animation_department | The Book of Life

Jorge R. Gutiérrez is known for his work on The Book of Life (2014), El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (2007) and Kung Fu Space Punch (2018). He has been married to Sandra Equihua since November 2, 2001.

52. Sylvain Chomet

Director | Les triplettes de Belleville

Sylvain Chomet was born on November 10, 1963 in Maisons-Laffitte, Seine-et-Oise [now Yvelines, Île-de-France], France. He is a director and writer, known for The Triplets of Belleville (2003), L'illusionniste (2010) and The Old Lady and the Pigeons (1997).

53. Isao Takahata

Director | Hotaru no haka

Isao Takahata was born on October 29, 1935 in Ise, Mie, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for Grave of the Fireflies (1988), The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013) and Only Yesterday (1991). He died on April 5, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan.

54. Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Writer | Akira

Katsuhiro Ôtomo is a Japanese manga artist, screenwriter and film director. He is best known as the creator of the manga Akira and its animated film adaptation.

In 1979, after writing multiple short-stories for the magazine Action, Otomo created his first science-fiction work, titled Fireball. ...

55. Jules Bass

Producer | The Hobbit

Producer, author, and composer, educated at NYU. Until 1960, he worked at a New York advertising agency, and then co-founded a film production company in New York. He joined ASCAP in 1963 and collaborated musically with Edward Thomas and James Polack. His popular-song works include "Pinocchio," "...

56. Chris Buck

Director | Frozen

Chris Buck was born on February 24, 1958 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Christopher James Buck. He is known for his work on Frozen (2013), Surf's Up (2007) and Tarzan (1999). He is married to Shelley Rae Hinton. They have three children.

57. Bob Peterson

Actor | Up

Bob Peterson was born in Wooster, Ohio, USA, in 1961. He studied mechanical engineering at Ohio Northern University, where he took computer graphics courses and graduated in 1983. He continued his studies in mechanical engineering at Purdue University where he earned a master's degree in 1986. ...

58. Tom McGrath

Writer | Madagascar

Born on August 7, 1964. Hometown is Lynnwood, Washington. Most popular as Skipper of Madagascar movies & the TV show, Penguins Of Madagascar & was a voice actor for Shrek 3 as Gary, Monsters vs Aliens as Wilson, Megamind as Lord Scott, & a bit part in Puss In Boots as a bar thief as well as being a...

59. Chris Williams

Animation_department | Frozen

Chris Williams was born on April 23, 1968 in Missouri, USA as Christopher John Williams. He is known for his work on Frozen (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014) and Moana (2016). He has been married to Astrid Sealey since July 10, 2004. They have two children.

60. Jennifer Lee

Writer | Frozen

Jennifer Lee was born on October 22, 1971 in Barrington. Rhode Island, USA as Jennifer Michelle Rebecchi. She is known for her work on Frozen (2013), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and Zootopia (2016).

61. Genndy Tartakovsky

Producer | Samurai Jack

Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...

62. Chris Wedge

Actor | Ice Age

John Christian Wedge was born on March 20, 1957 in Binghamton, New York. After graduating from Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Wedge went to study at the State University of New York at Purchase, where he received a BFA in film, and soon after that he went on to study at Ohio State University, ...

63. Phil Lord

Writer | The LEGO Movie

Phil Lord was born on July 12, 1975 in Miami, Florida, USA as Philip A. Lord. He is a producer and writer, known for The Lego Movie (2014), 22 Jump Street (2014) and Clone High (2002).

64. Charlie Bean

Art_department | Samurai Jack

Charlie Bean is known for his work on Samurai Jack (2001), The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002) and SpongeBob SquarePants (1999).

65. Nathan Greno

Actor | Tangled

Nathan Greno was born in Kenosha, Wisc., on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As a child, he developed a love for drawing, which quickly evolved into a passion for visual storytelling. Influenced by comic books and newspaper comic strips, he started filling tablets of paper full of sketches...

66. Robert McKimson

Director | Baggy Pants & the Nitwits

Robert McKimson was born on October 13, 1910. He started his career in animation, along with many others, as an artist for Walt Disney's Oswald the Rabbit in 1928. After Disney went to produce Mickey Mouse cartoons, Hugh Harman & Rudolph Ising went to Warner Brothers to direct and co-produce ...

67. Roger Allers

Director | The Lion King

Roger Allers was born on June 29, 1949 in Rye, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Lion King (1994), Aladdin (1992) and Beauty and the Beast (1991).

68. Gaëtan Brizzi

Director | Fantasia 2000

Gaëtan Brizzi was born on December 24, 1951 in Paris, France. He is known for his work on Fantasia 2000 (1999), 9 (2009) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996).

69. Tomm Moore

Writer | Song of the Sea

Tomm Moore was born on January 7, 1977 in Newry, Northern Ireland. He is known for his work on Song of the Sea (2014), The Secret of Kells (2009) and The Prophet (2014).

70. Nina Paley

Director | Sita Sings the Blues

Nina Paley was born on May 3, 1968 in Champaign, Illinois, USA. She is a director and writer, known for Sita Sings the Blues (2008), The Prophet (2014) and Seder-Masochism (2018). She was previously married to Liam.

71. Bill Plympton

Animation_department | Idiots and Angels

Bill Plympton was born on April 30, 1946 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is known for his work on Idiots and Angels (2008), I Married a Strange Person! (1997) and Cheatin' (2013).

72. Alex Toth

Art_department | The Angry Red Planet

Artist, creator, and animator who worked on dozens of classic comic books and cartoons.

73. Iwao Takamoto

Producer | Super Friends

Iwao Takamoto had recently graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Los Angeles when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor; Iwao, his parents and siblings were interned as enemy aliens in the Manzanar internment camp where he learned the rudiments of drawing and animation from two fellow internees...

74. Wan Laiming

Director | Da nao tian gong

Wan Lai-Ming and his brothers Wan Gu-Chan, Wan Chao-Chen and Wan Di-Huan are the pioneers of the animation film industry in China. The first short animation film of China was Wan brothers' "Uproard in the Art Studio" (1928). Lai-Min, Gu-Chan and Chao-Chen are also responsible of the first talkie ...

75. Paul Grimault

Director | La bergère et le ramoneur

Paul Grimault was born on March 23, 1905 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France as Paul Victor Grimault. He was a director and writer, known for The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird (1952), The King and the Mockingbird (1980) and Le petit soldat (1948). He died on March 29, 1994 in Le ...

76. Mike Lazzo

Producer | Too Many Cooks

Mike Lazzo was born on April 10, 1958 in LaGrange, Georgia, USA as Michael Lazzo. He is a producer and production manager, known for Too Many Cooks (2014), Childrens Hospital (2008) and Robot Chicken (2001).

77. Roman Kachanov

Director | Tayna tretey planety

Roman Kachanov was born on February 25, 1921 in Smolensk, Smolensk uyezd, Smolensk Governorate, RSFSR as Roman Abelevich Kachanov. He was a director and writer, known for Tayna tretey planety (1981), Stories from My Childhood (1998) and Starik i zuravl (1958). He died on March 4, 1993 in Moscow, ...

79. Fyodor Khitruk

Director | Ostrov

Fyodor Khitruk was born on May 1, 1917 in Tver, Russia as Fyodor Savelyevich Khitruk. He is known for his work on Ostrov (1973), I Give you a Star (1975) and Lev i byk (1984). He died on December 3, 2012 in Moscow, Russia.

80. Garri Bardin

Director | Chucha-3

In 1968 Garri Bardin graduated from the Moscow Art Theater School-Studio, the course of P.V. Massalsky. Worked as a dramatic actor in the theater of Gogol, was shot in the movies. In 1974, together with V. Livanov wrote a play "Don Juan", and was invited by Sergei Obraztsov as a director in the ...

81. Ivan Ufimtsev

Actor | Vlyublyon po sobstvennomu zhelaniyu

Ivan Ufimtsev was born on January 15, 1928 in Sverdlovsk, Uralskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Ivan Vasilevich Ufimtsev. He was a director and actor, known for Vlyublyon po sobstvennomu zhelaniyu (1982), Zhadnyy Kuzya (1969) and Losharik (1971). He died on August 31, 2010 in Moscow, Russia.

83. Boris Dyozhkin

Director | Shaybu! Shaybu!!

Boris Dyozhkin was born on August 19, 1914 in Kursk, Russian Empire as Boris Petrovich Dyozhkin. He is known for his work on Shaybu! Shaybu!! (1964), Gde ya ego videl? (1965) and Futbolnye zvyozdy (1974). He died on March 13, 1992 in Moscow, Russia.

86. John Lounsbery

Animation_department | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

John Lounsbery was born on March 9, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as John Mitchell Lounsbery. He is known for his work on The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), Mary Poppins (1964) and The Rescuers (1977). He was married to Florence Louise Hurd. He died on February 13, 1976 in Los Angeles, ...

87. Oskar Fischinger

Special_effects | Frau im Mond

He invented a "Wax Slicing Machine", which synchronized a vertical slicer with a movie camera's shutter, enabling the efficient imaging of progressive cross-sections through a length of molded wax and clay. Moving to Munich, Fischinger licensed the wax slicing machine to Walter Ruttmann, a pioneer ...

88. Stephen Hillenburg

Writer | SpongeBob SquarePants

Stephen Hillenburg was born on August 21, 1961 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, USA as Stephen McDannell Hillenburg. He is a writer and producer, known for SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) and Rocko's Modern Life (1993). He is married to Karen Hillenburg. They have one ...

89. C.H. Greenblatt

Writer | Chowder

C.H. Greenblatt was born on June 17, 1972 in Plano, Texas, USA as Carl Harvey Greenblatt. He is a writer and producer, known for Chowder (2007), Fish Hooks (2010) and Harvey Beaks (2015).

91. Hendel Butoy

Director | The Rescuers Down Under

Hendel Butoy was born on December 15, 1958 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Hendel Segedi Butoy. He is known for his work on The Rescuers Down Under (1990), The Fox and the Hound (1981) and Oliver & Company (1988). He is married to Menjette "Jette" Jumuad-Butoy. They have two children.

92. Alê Abreu

Director | O Menino e o Mundo

Alê Abreu is a director and writer, known for O Menino e o Mundo (2013), Espantalho (1998) and Passo (2007).

93. David Hand

Director | Bambi

David Hand was born on January 23, 1900 in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as David Dodd Hand. He is known for his work on Bambi (1942), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and Wales (1948). He died on October 11, 1986 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

94. Ivo Caprino

Director | Ugler i mosen

Ivo Caprino was born on February 17, 1920 in Oslo, Norway. He was a director and writer, known for Ugler i mosen (1959), Flåklypa Grand Prix (1975) and Den standhaftige tinnsoldat (1955). He was married to Liv Bredal. He died on February 8, 2001 in Snarøya, Oslo.

95. Hugh Welchman

Producer | Loving Vincent

Hugh Welchman is known for his work on Loving Vincent (2017), La Vie en Rose (2007) and Peter & the Wolf (2006).

96. Nora Twomey

Director | The Secret of Kells

Nora Twomey was born on October 31, 1971 in Cork City, Ireland. She is a producer and director, known for The Secret of Kells (2009), The Breadwinner (2017) and Song of the Sea (2014).

97. Ron Clements

Writer | Hercules

Ron Clements was born on April 25, 1953 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA as Ronald Francis Clements. He is a writer and director, known for Hercules (1997), Aladdin (1992) and The Princess and the Frog (2009). He has been married to Tamara Lee Glumace since February 25, 1989.

98. Lee Unkrich

Editor | Coco

Lee Unkrich attended Chagrin Falls High School in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He was born in 1967 and graduated in 1985. He was a great French student and created a character in his movie, Toy Story 2 (1999) after his high school French teacher. He was featured in the local paper twice for Monsters, Inc. ...

99. Michael Dudok de Wit

Writer | La tortue rouge

Michael Dudok de Wit was born on July 15, 1953 in Abcoude, Utrecht, Netherlands. He is known for his work on La tortue rouge (2016), Le moine et le poisson (1994) and Father and Daughter (2000).