Biography

Lee Unkrich (born August 8, 1967) is an American director and film editor. He is a longtime member of the creative team at Pixar, where he started in 1994 as a film editor. He later began directing, first as co-director of Toy Story 2. After co-directing Monsters, Inc., and Finding Nemo, Unkrich made his solo directorial debut with Toy Story 3, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2011. Unkrich is the 2011 recipient of University of Southern California's Mary Pickford Distinguished Alumni Award recognizing alumni contributions to the cinematic arts. With the award, Unkrich joins a list of distinguished USC alumni including Robert Zemeckis, Walter Murch, Jon Landau, Gary Rydstrom and Jay Roach.

A native of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Unkrich spent his youth acting at the Cleveland Playhouse. Unkrich graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 1990. Before joining Pixar in 1994, Unkrich worked for several years in television as an editor and director.

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Lee Unkrich (born August 8, 1967) is an American director and film editor. He is a longtime member of the creative team at Pixar, where he started in 1994 as a film editor. He later began directing, first as co-director of Toy Story 2. After co-directing Monsters, Inc., and Finding Nemo, Unkrich made his solo directorial debut with Toy Story 3, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2011. Unkrich is the 2011 recipient of University of Southern California's Mary Pickford Distinguished Alumni Award recognizing alumni contributions to the cinematic arts. With the award, Unkrich joins a list of distinguished USC alumni including Robert Zemeckis, Walter Murch, Jon Landau, Gary Rydstrom and Jay Roach.

A native of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Unkrich spent his youth acting at the Cleveland Playhouse. Unkrich graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 1990. Before joining Pixar in 1994, Unkrich worked for several years in television as an editor and director.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 11

Birthday 1967-08-08

Place of Birth Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2017 CocoDirector
2017 Dante's LunchDirector
2010 Toy Story 3Director
2003 Finding NemoCo-Director
2001 Monsters, Inc.Co-Director
1999 Toy Story 2Co-Director

Editing

2003 Finding NemoSupervising Film Editor
2001 Monsters, Inc.Additional Editing
1999 Toy Story 2Editor
1998 A Bug's LifeEditor
1995 Toy StoryEditor

Acting

2010 Toy Story 3 as Additional Voice (voice)
2001 Monsters, Inc. as Additional Voices (voice)
1999 Toy Story 2 as Red Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot (voice)

Writing

2019 Toy Story 4Original Story
2017 CocoStory
2010 Toy Story 3Story

Crew

2008 PrestoThanks

Production

2013 Monsters UniversityExecutive Producer

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