Biography

John Alan Lasseter 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).

John Alan Lasseter 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).

Personal Info

Known For Production

Gender Male

Known Credits 132

Birthday 1957-01-12

Place of Birth Hollywood, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • John Alan Lasseter

Production TV ShowsMovies

Untitled Skydance Animation Film Executive Producer
2021 Luck Executive Producer
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet Executive Producer
2018 Bao Executive Producer
2018 Incredibles 2 Executive Producer
2017 Coco Executive Producer
2017 Olaf's Frozen Adventure Executive Producer
2017 Miss Fritter's Racing Skoool Executive Producer
2017 Lou Executive Producer
2017 Cars 3 Executive Producer
2017 Gone Fishing Executive Producer
2016 Inner Workings Executive Producer
2016 Moana Executive Producer
2016 Piper Executive Producer
2016 Finding Dory Executive Producer
2016 Zootopia Executive Producer
2015 Sanjay's Super Team Executive Producer
2015 The Good Dinosaur Producer
2015 Riley's First Date? Executive Producer
2015 Inside Out Executive Producer
2015 Frozen Fever Executive Producer
2014 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Executive Producer
2014 Feast Executive Producer
2014 Big Hero 6 Executive Producer
2014 Lava Executive Producer
2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue Executive Producer
2014 The Radiator Springs 500 ½ Executive Producer
2014 Party Central Executive Producer
2014 Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy Executive Producer
2013 Frozen Executive Producer
2013 Get a Horse! Executive Producer
2013 Toy Story of Terror! Executive Producer
2013 Monsters University Executive Producer
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - Bugged Executive Producer
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - Spinning Executive Producer
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - Hiccups Executive Producer
2012 Prep & Landing: Totally Tinsel Collection Executive Producer
2012 Paperman Producer
2012 Wreck-It Ralph Executive Producer
2012 Partysaurus Rex Executive Producer
2012 Secret of the Wings Executive Producer
2012 Brave Executive Producer
2012 Tangled Ever After Executive Producer
2012 The Legend of Mor'du Executive Producer
2011 Pixie Hollow Games Executive Producer
2011 Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice Executive Producer
2011 The Ballad of Nessie Executive Producer
2011 La Luna Executive Producer
2010 Prep & Landing Stocking Stuffer: Operation: Secret Santa Producer
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Executive Producer
2010 Toy Story 3 Producer
2010 Tick Tock Tale Executive Producer
2010 Tangled Executive Producer
2009 Prep & Landing Executive Producer
2009 The Princess and the Frog Executive Producer
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Executive Producer
2009 Partly Cloudy Executive Producer
2009 Up Executive Producer
2009 Super Rhino Executive Producer
2008 Cars Toon Mater's Tall Tales Executive Producer
2008 Tinker Bell Executive Producer
2008 WALL·E Executive Producer
2008 Presto Executive Producer
2008 Glago's Guest Executive Producer
2008 Bolt Executive Producer
2007 How to Hook Up Your Home Theater Executive Producer
2007 Ratatouille Executive Producer
2006 Lifted Executive Producer
2005 One Man Band Executive Producer
2005 Jack-Jack Attack Executive Producer
2004 Howl's Moving Castle Executive Producer
2004 The Incredibles Executive Producer
2003 Boundin' Executive Producer
2003 Finding Nemo Executive Producer
2002 Mike's New Car Executive Producer
2001 Monsters, Inc. Executive Producer
1997 Geri's Game Executive Producer
1991 Beauty and the Beast Executive Producer
1989 Knick Knack Producer
1988 Tin Toy Producer
1987 Red's Dream Producer
1986 Luxo Jr. Producer
1980 Nitemare Producer
1979 Lady and the Lamp Producer

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
2009 The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story 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
2004 The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of Star Wars as Himself
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)

Directing

2011 Cars 2 Director
2010 Heavy Metal Mater Director
2010 Monster Truck Mater Director
2009 Unidentified Flying Mater Director
2008 Tokyo Mater Director
2008 El Materdor Director
2008 Mater the Greater Director
2008 Rescue Squad Mater Director
2006 Mater and the Ghostlight Director
2006 Cars Director
1999 Toy Story 2 Director
1998 A Bug's Life Director
1997 The Wonderful World of Disney (1 episode)Director
1995 Toy Story Director
1991 Light and Heavy Director
1991 Surprise Director
1991 Up and Down Director
1991 Front and Back Director
1989 Knick Knack Director
1988 Tin Toy Director
1987 Red's Dream Director
1986 Luxo Jr. Pencil Test Director
1986 Luxo Jr. Director
1980 Nitemare Director
1979 Lady and the Lamp Director

Writing

2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue Characters
2014 Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy Story
2013 Toy Story of Terror! Characters
2013 Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs - Spinning Story
2012 Partysaurus Rex Story
2012 Time Travel Mater Writer
2011 Small Fry Story
2011 Air Mater Writer
2011 Cars 2 Original Story
2010 Monster Truck Mater Writer
2010 Toy Story 3 Story
2008 Rescue Squad Mater Writer
2006 Mater and the Ghostlight Original Story
2006 Cars Original Story Screenplay
1999 Toy Story 2 Original Story
1998 A Bug's Life Story
1995 Toy Story Original Story
1989 Knick Knack Writer
1988 Tin Toy Writer
1987 Red's Dream Writer
1986 Luxo Jr. Writer
1980 Nitemare Writer
1979 Lady and the Lamp Writer

Visual Effects

1984 The Adventures of André and Wally B. Animation Character Designer
1980 Nitemare Animation
1979 Lady and the Lamp Animation

Creator

2008 Cars Toons Creator
1996 Toy Story Treats Creator

Crew

2012 John Carter Thanks

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