Biography

John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, director and the chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. He is also currently the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering.

Lasseter's first job was with The Walt Disney Company, where he became an animator. Next, he joined Lucasfilm, where he worked on the then-groundbreaking use of CGI animation. After Lucasfilm became Pixar in 1986, Lasseter oversaw all of Pixar's films and associated projects as executive producer and he directed Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Cars, "Toy Story 3" and "Cars 2"

He has won two Academy Awards, for Animated Short Film (Tin Toy), as well as a Special Achievement Award (Toy Story).

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John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, director and the chief creative officer at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios. He is also currently the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering.

Lasseter's first job was with The Walt Disney Company, where he became an animator. Next, he joined Lucasfilm, where he worked on the then-groundbreaking use of CGI animation. After Lucasfilm became Pixar in 1986, Lasseter oversaw all of Pixar's films and associated projects as executive producer and he directed Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Cars, "Toy Story 3" and "Cars 2"

He has won two Academy Awards, for Animated Short Film (Tin Toy), as well as a Special Achievement Award (Toy Story).

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Personal Info

Known For Production

Gender Male

Known Credits 127

Birthday 1957-01-12

Place of Birth Hollywood, California, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • John Alan Lasseter

Production TV ShowsMovies

2019 Toy Story 4Executive Producer
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2Executive Producer
2018 Incredibles 2Executive Producer
2017 CocoExecutive Producer
2017 Olaf's Frozen AdventureExecutive Producer
2017 LouExecutive Producer
2017 Cars 3Executive Producer
2017 Gone FishingExecutive Producer
2016 Inner WorkingsExecutive Producer
2016 MoanaExecutive Producer
2016 PiperExecutive Producer
2016 Finding DoryExecutive Producer
2016 ZootopiaExecutive Producer
2015 Sanjay's Super TeamExecutive Producer
2015 The Good DinosaurProducer
2015 Riley's First Date?Executive Producer
2015 Inside OutExecutive Producer
2015 Frozen FeverExecutive Producer
2014 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeastExecutive Producer
2014 FeastExecutive Producer
2014 Big Hero 6Executive Producer
2014 LavaExecutive Producer
2014 Planes: Fire & RescueExecutive Producer
2014 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - The Radiator Springs 500 ½Executive Producer
2014 Party CentralExecutive Producer
2014 Tinker Bell and the Pirate FairyExecutive Producer
2013 FrozenExecutive Producer
2013 Get a Horse!Executive Producer
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - HiccupsExecutive Producer
2013 Toy Story of Terror!Executive Producer
2013 Monsters UniversityExecutive Producer
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - BuggedExecutive Producer
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - SpinningExecutive Producer
2012 Prep & Landing: Totally Tinsel CollectionExecutive Producer
2012 PapermanProducer
2012 Wreck-It RalphExecutive Producer
2012 Partysaurus RexExecutive Producer
2012 Secret of the WingsExecutive Producer
2012 BraveExecutive Producer
2012 Tangled Ever AfterExecutive Producer
2012 The Legend of Mor'duExecutive Producer
2011 Pixie Hollow GamesExecutive Producer
2011 Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. NiceExecutive Producer
2011 The Ballad of NessieExecutive Producer
2011 La LunaExecutive Producer
2010 Prep & Landing Stocking Stuffer: Operation: Secret SantaProducer
2010 Cars Toon: Mater's Tall TalesExecutive Producer
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy RescueExecutive Producer
2010 Toy Story 3Producer
2010 Tick Tock TaleExecutive Producer
2010 TangledExecutive Producer
2009 Prep & LandingExecutive Producer
2009 The Princess and the FrogExecutive Producer
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost TreasureExecutive Producer
2009 Partly CloudyExecutive Producer
2009 UpExecutive Producer
2009 Super RhinoExecutive Producer
2008 BoltExecutive Producer
2008 Tinker BellExecutive Producer
2008 WALL·EExecutive Producer
2008 PrestoExecutive Producer
2008 Glago's GuestExecutive Producer
2007 How to Hook Up Your Home TheaterExecutive Producer
2007 RatatouilleExecutive Producer
2006 LiftedExecutive Producer
2005 One Man BandExecutive Producer
2005 Jack-Jack AttackExecutive Producer
2004 Howl's Moving CastleExecutive Producer
2004 The IncrediblesExecutive Producer
2003 Finding NemoExecutive Producer
2002 Mike's New CarExecutive Producer
2001 Monsters, Inc.Executive Producer
1997 Geri's GameExecutive Producer
1991 Beauty and the BeastExecutive Producer
1989 Knick KnackProducer
1988 Tin ToyProducer
1987 Red's DreamProducer
1986 Luxo Jr.Producer
1980 NitemareProducer
1979 Lady and the LampProducer

Directing

Rescue Squad Mater(4 episodes)Director
2011 Cars 2Director
2010 Heavy Metal MaterDirector
2010 Monster Truck MaterDirector
2009 Unidentified Flying MaterDirector
2008 Tokyo MaterDirector
2008 El MaterdorDirector
2008 Mater the GreaterDirector
2008 Rescue Squad MaterDirector
2006 Mater and the GhostlightDirector
2006 CarsDirector
1999 Toy Story 2Director
1998 A Bug's LifeDirector
1997 The Wonderful World of Disney(1 episode)Director
1995 Toy StoryDirector
1991 Luxo Jr. in 'Surprise' and 'Light & Heavy'Director
1991 Light and HeavyDirector
1991 SurpriseDirector
1991 Up and DownDirector
1991 Front and BackDirector
1989 Knick KnackDirector
1988 Tin ToyDirector
1987 Red's DreamDirector
1986 Luxo Jr. Pencil TestDirector
1986 Luxo Jr.Director
1980 NitemareDirector
1979 Lady and the LampDirector

Acting

2017 Motori Ruggenti as Himself
2016 Bozzetto non troppo
2016 Imagining Zootopia as Himself
2016 The Imagineering Story
2015 A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman as Himself
2014 The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic as Himself
2013 The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness as Himself
2013 Inside Pixar as Himself - Walt Disney & Pixar Chief Creative Officer
2011 Cars 2 as Additional Voices (voice)
2011 These Amazing Shadows as himself
2010 Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible as himself
2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty as Himself
2008 Walt Disney Treasures: The Adventures Of Oswald The Lucky Rabbit as Himself
2007 Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project as Himself
2007 The Pixar Shorts: A Short History
2007 Fog City Mavericks as Himself
2007 The Pixar Story as Himself
2007 AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition
2000 The Story Behind 'Toy Story' as Himself
1999 Toy Story 2 as Blue Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot (voice)
1999 The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story as Himself
1998 A Bug's Life as Bug Zapper Bug #1 (voice)
1995 Toy Story as Commercial Chorus #1 (voice) (uncredited)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

Writing

Rescue Squad Mater(4 episodes)Writer
2019 Toy Story 4Original Story
2014 Planes: Fire & RescueCharacters
2014 Tinker Bell and the Pirate FairyStory
2013 Toy Story of Terror!Characters
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - SpinningStory
2012 Partysaurus RexStory
2012 Time Travel MaterWriter
2011 Small FryStory
2011 Air MaterWriter
2011 Cars 2Original Story
2010 Toy Story 3Story
2006 Mater and the GhostlightOriginal Story
2006 CarsOriginal Story
2006 CarsScreenplay
1999 Toy Story 2Original Story
1998 A Bug's LifeStory
1995 Toy StoryOriginal Story
1989 Knick KnackWriter
1988 Tin ToyStory
1987 Red's DreamWriter
1986 Luxo Jr.Writer
1980 NitemareWriter
1979 Lady and the LampWriter

Visual Effects

1980 NitemareAnimation
1979 Lady and the LampAnimation

Creator

2008 Cars ToonsCreator
1996 Toy Story TreatsCreator

Crew

2012 John CarterThanks

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