Biography

Robert "Bob" Peterson (born January 1961) is an American animator, screenwriter, director and voice actor, who has worked for Pixar since 1994. His first job was working as a layout artist and animator on Toy Story. He was nominated for an Oscar for his screenplay for Finding Nemo. Petersonis a co-director and the writer of Up, which gained him his second Oscar nomination. He also performed the voices of Roz in Monsters, Inc., Mr. Ray in Finding Nemo, Dug the dog and Alpha the dog in Up and in Dug's Special Mission, and the Janitor in Toy Story 3.

Peterson was born in Wooster, Ohio, his family moved to Dover, Ohio, where he graduated from Dover High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Northern University, and a Master's degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 1986. While attending Purdue, he wrote and illustrated the comic strip Loco Motives for the Purdue Exponent. Prior to coming to Pixar, Peterson worked at Wavefront Technologies and Rezn8 Productions.

In 2008, Peterson played the part of Terry Cane, a puppeteer in Dan Scanlon's first feature film Tracy. He also played additional voices in Tokyo Mater in 2008, and the voice of Mr. Ray for the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage ride at Disneyland Park in 2007. His most recent job at Pixar was voicing the Janitor at Sunnyside Daycare Center in Pixar's 11th film, Toy Story 3, which was released on June 18, 2010.

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Robert "Bob" Peterson (born January 1961) is an American animator, screenwriter, director and voice actor, who has worked for Pixar since 1994. His first job was working as a layout artist and animator on Toy Story. He was nominated for an Oscar for his screenplay for Finding Nemo. Petersonis a co-director and the writer of Up, which gained him his second Oscar nomination. He also performed the voices of Roz in Monsters, Inc., Mr. Ray in Finding Nemo, Dug the dog and Alpha the dog in Up and in Dug's Special Mission, and the Janitor in Toy Story 3.

Peterson was born in Wooster, Ohio, his family moved to Dover, Ohio, where he graduated from Dover High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Northern University, and a Master's degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 1986. While attending Purdue, he wrote and illustrated the comic strip Loco Motives for the Purdue Exponent. Prior to coming to Pixar, Peterson worked at Wavefront Technologies and Rezn8 Productions.

In 2008, Peterson played the part of Terry Cane, a puppeteer in Dan Scanlon's first feature film Tracy. He also played additional voices in Tokyo Mater in 2008, and the voice of Mr. Ray for the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage ride at Disneyland Park in 2007. His most recent job at Pixar was voicing the Janitor at Sunnyside Daycare Center in Pixar's 11th film, Toy Story 3, which was released on June 18, 2010.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Bob Peterson (animator), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 16

Birthday 1961-01-18

Place of Birth Wooster, Ohio, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Miss Fritter's Racing Skoool as Dr. Damage (voice)
2017 Cars 3 as Chick Hicks
2016 Finding Dory as Mr. Ray (voice)
2013 Monsters University as Roz (voice)
2010 Toy Story 3 as Additional Voice (voice)
2009 George & A.J. as Dug (voice)
2009 Dug's Special Mission as Dug / Alpha (voice)
2009 Up as Dug / Alpha (voice)
2008 Cars Toon Mater's Tall Tales as Additional Voices
2004 The Incredibles as Additional Voices (voice)
2003 Finding Nemo as Mr. Ray (voice)
2001 Monsters, Inc. as Roz (voice)
1997 Geri's Game as Geri (voice)

Writing

2017 Cars 3 Screenplay
2016 Marine Life Interviews Writer
2016 Finding Dory Story
2015 The Good Dinosaur Story
2009 Up Story Screenplay
2003 Finding Nemo Screenplay

Crew

2015 Inside Out Additional Dialogue
2001 Monsters, Inc. Additional Writing

Directing

2009 Up Co-Director
2001 Monsters, Inc. Script Supervisor

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