Joe Ranft (1960–2005)


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Joe Ranft was born on March 13, 1960 in Pasadena, California, USA as Joseph Henry Ranft. He is known for his work on Toy Story (1995), Cars (2006) and A Bug's Life (1998). He was married to Sue Barry Ranft. He died on August 16, 2005 in Mendocino County, California. See full bio »

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

Filmography

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 2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty (Documentary) (caricaturist)
 1989-2000 The Simpsons (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 242 episodes)
- Pygmoelian (2000) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- Missionary: Impossible (2000) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- Alone Again, Natura-Diddly (2000) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- Saddlesore Galactica (2000) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- The Mansion Family (2000) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1999 Fantasia 2000 (additional art: story)
 1999 How to Haunt a House (Short) (storyboard artist)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (storyboard supervisor)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (storyboard supervisor)
 1991 Back to the Future (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Brothers (1991) ... (storyboard artist)
 1988-1990 Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 65 episodes)
- They Shoot Dogs, Don't They (1990) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- A Chorus Crime (1990) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- A Fly in the Ointment (1990) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- Puffed Rangers (1990) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- Zipper Come Home (1990) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (storyboard artist)
 1989 Happily Ever After (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (storysketch: animation)
 1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1987 The Brave Little Toaster (storyboard artist)
 1986 The Great Mouse Detective (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 1980 Midnight Madness (property master - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Joseph Ranft

Spouse:

Sue Barry Ranft  (his death)  (2 children)
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Death occurred when he was a passenger in a car that veered off the road and plunged 130 feet into the Pacific Ocean. The driver was also killed, and another passenger was hospitalized with moderate injuries. See more »

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Pisces

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