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Joe Ranft (1960–2005)


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), Toy Story 2 (1999) 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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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 2006 Mater and the Ghostlight (Video short) (original story)
 2006 Cars (original story by) / (screenplay by)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (additional story material)
 1998 A Bug's Life (original story by)
 1997 The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (Video) (additional characters)
 1995 Toy Story (original story by)
 1994 The Lion King (story)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (story by)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (animation screenplay by) / (story supervisor)
 1988 Oliver & Company (story)
 1987 The Brave Little Toaster (screen story by) / (screenplay by)
 1987 Sport Goofy in Soccermania (Short) (story)
 1982 Fun with Mr. Future (Short) (story)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (9 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts and began working as a story artist at Walt Disney Studios in 1980. Also provided animated voices on occasion. See more »

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