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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), Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) and Coraline (2009). See full bio »

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ParaNorman
Sat, Oct 27 2:00 PM EDT on DXD (102)
ParaNorman
Sun, Oct 28 9:00 AM EDT on DXD (102)

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

ParaNorman Writer
(2012)
Kubo and the Two Strings Miscellaneous Crew
(2016)
Coraline Art Department
(2009)
Corpse Bride Art Department
(2005)

Filmography

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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 II (Video) (storyboard artist)
 2002-2003 Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 3 episodes)
- Bean in Love (2003) ... (storyboard artist - segment "Bean In Love")
- Big TV (2002) ... (storyboard artist - segment "Keyboard Capers")
- Birthday Bear (2002) ... (storyboard artist - segment "Birthday Bear")
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 2016 Kubo and the Two Strings (head of story)
 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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 2012 ParaNorman
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 2009 Coraline (character designer - uncredited)
 2000 The Tigger Movie (character designer)
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 2013 Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (TV Series)
Himself
- Directing 7 (2013) ... Himself
 2013 The Oscars (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee
 2012 Vivir de cine (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.9 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #7.33 (2012) ... Himself

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Personal Quote:

I wrote about 30 pages when we were working on [director Henry Selick's] Coraline. I showed it to Henry and he said it was good and I should show it to [producer] Travis Knight. He liked it and asked 'where's the rest?' See more »

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Born in Liverpool, England.

Trademark:

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

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