John Lasseter


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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 particularly the Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck cartoons which... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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Toy Story 2 Writer
(1999)
A Bug's Life Writer
(1998)
Cars Writer
(2006)
Toy Story Writer
(1995)

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 2010 Mater's Tall Tales (TV Series short) (story artist - 3 episodes)
- Moon Mater (2010) ... (story artist - uncredited)
- Heavy Metal Mater (2010) ... (story artist - uncredited)
- Monster Truck Mater (2010) ... (story artist - uncredited)
 2007 Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 1 (Video) (animator/modeler - segments "Andre and Wally B.", "Luxo Jr", "Red's Dream", "Tin Toy", & "Knick Knack")
  Sesame Street (TV Series) (animator - 4 episodes, 1997 - 2001) (animation director - 1 episode, 2004)
- Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On (2004) ... (animation director)
- Hurricane: Part 1 (2001) ... (animator)
- Episode #29.2 (1997) ... (animator)
- Luis Has Back Pain (1997) ... (animator)
 1997-2000 South Park (TV Series) (animator - 66 episodes)
- A Very Crappy Christmas (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- The Wacky Molestation Adventure (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Fat Camp (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Pip (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Helen Keller! the Musical (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1999-2000 Family Guy (TV Series) (animator - 28 episodes)
- Fore, Father (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Wasted Talent (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- The Story on Page One (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- E. Peterbus Unum (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
- There's Something About Paulie (2000) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1999 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (animator - uncredited)
 1989-1997 The Simpsons (TV Series) (animator - 163 episodes)
- The Springfield Files (1997) ... (animator - uncredited)
- El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer (1997) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Hurricane Neddy (1996) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Lisa's Date with Density (1996) ... (animator - uncredited)
- A Milhouse Divided (1996) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1991 Luxo Jr. in 'Surprise' and 'Light & Heavy' (Short) (animator)
 1987-1990 DuckTales (TV Series) (animator - 101 episodes)
- The Golden Goose: Part 2 (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- The Golden Goose: Part 1 (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Scrooge's Last Adventure (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- New Gizmo-Kids on the Block (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- The Duck Who Knew Too Much (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1988-1990 Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (TV Series) (animator - 65 episodes)
- They Shoot Dogs, Don't They (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- A Chorus Crime (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- A Fly in the Ointment (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Puffed Rangers (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Zipper Come Home (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1987-1990 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series) (animator - 80 episodes)
- Episode #4.23 (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Arms Control (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Her First Grownup (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Who Is He? (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Episode #4.19 (1990) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1989 Knick Knack (Short) (animator)
 1989 Happily Ever After (animator - uncredited)
 1988 Care Bears Nutcracker Suite (Video) (animator - uncredited)
 1988 The Care Bears (TV Series) (animator - 30 episodes)
- Care Bears Nutcracker Suite: Part 3 (1988) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Care Bears Nutcracker Suite: Part 2 (1988) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Care Bears Nutcracker Suite: Part 1 (1988) ... (animator - uncredited)
- Songfellow Strum and His Magic Train/Music Video (1988) ... (animator - uncredited)
- The Fabulous Care Bear's Safety Game/A Rhyme in Time (1988) ... (animator - uncredited)
 1988 Tracey Ullman: Backstage (TV Movie documentary) (animator - uncredited)
 1988 Tin Toy (Short) (animator)
 1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (animator - uncredited)
 1987 Red's Dream (Short) (animator)
 1987 The Brave Little Toaster (directing animator)
 1986 Luxo Jr. (Short) (animator) / (modeler)
 1985 The Black Cauldron (character animator)
 1984 André and Wally B. (Short) (character design and animation)
 1981 The Fox and the Hound (animator: "Tod and "Big Mama" - uncredited)
 1980 Nitemare (Short) (animator)
 1979 Lady and the Lamp (Short) (animator)
 1971 Bedknobs and Broomsticks (background - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Toy Story: The Art and Making of the Animated Film," w/Steve Daly, 1996.

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Pixar

Alternate Names:

Lasseter

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was born in 1957, so when I was a kid, there wasn't anything called a video game. When Pong (1972) came out, it was awesome. See more »

Trivia:

In 2009 he was given an honorary Doctorate degree by Pepperdine University. See more »

Trademark:

Nearly all of his films have hidden visual in-jokes with regards to Pixar, Disney, etc. Examples include: Toy Story (1995), A Bug's Life (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999) and Cars (2006). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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