John Lasseter


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Although born in Hollywood John and his twin sister, Johanna were raised in Wittier near Los Angeles. His parents were Jewell Mae (Risley), an art teacher, and Paul Eual Lasseter, a parts manager at a Chevrolet dealership. His mother's profession contributed to his interest in animation and particularly the Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck cartoons which... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Toy Story 2 Writer
(1999)
A Bug's Life Writer
(1998)
Cars Writer
(2006)
Toy Story Writer
(1995)

Filmography

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 2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet (executive producer)
 2018 Incredibles 2 (executive producer)
 2018 Bao (Short) (executive producer)
 2017 Miss Fritter's Racing Skoool (Video short) (executive producer)
 2013-2017 Tales from Radiator Springs (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- To Protect and Serve (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Radiator Springs 500½ (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Spinning (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Bugged (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Hiccups (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Olaf's Frozen Adventure (Short) (executive producer)
 2017/I Coco (executive producer)
 2017 Cars 3 (executive producer)
 2017/I Lou (Short) (executive producer)
 2017 Gone Fishing (Video short) (executive producer)
 2016/I Moana (executive producer)
 2016 Inner Workings (Short) (executive producer)
 2016 Piper (Short) (executive producer)
 2016 Finding Dory (executive producer)
 2016 Zootopia (executive producer)
 2015 The Good Dinosaur (executive producer)
 2015 Riley's First Date? (Video short) (executive producer)
 2015 Sanjay's Super Team (Short) (executive producer)
 2015/I Inside Out (executive producer)
 2015 Frozen Fever (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (Video) (executive producer)
 2014 Toy Story That Time Forgot (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Big Hero 6 (executive producer)
 2014 Lava (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue (executive producer)
 2014 Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular (Short) (executive producer)
 2014/I Feast (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Party Central (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 The Pirate Fairy (Video) (executive producer)
 2013/I Frozen (executive producer)
 2013 Pixie Hollow Bake Off (TV Short) (executive producer: Disney)
 2013 Toy Story of Terror (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Planes (executive producer)
 2013 Get a Horse! (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Monsters University (executive producer)
 2013 The Blue Umbrella (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 The Legend of Mor'du (Video short) (executive producer)
 2012 Paperman (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Wreck-It Ralph (executive producer)
 2012 Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Secret of the Wings (executive producer)
 2012 Brave (executive producer)
 2010-2012 Mater's Tall Tales (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Time Travel Mater (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Air Mater (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Moon Mater (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Mater Private Eye (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Tangled Ever After (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Small Fry (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Pixie Hollow Games (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Cars 2 (executive producer - uncredited)
 2011 La Luna (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Winnie the Pooh (executive producer)
 2011 The Ballad of Nessie (Short) (executive producer)
 2010 Tick Tock Tale (Short) (executive producer)
 2010 Prep & Landing Stocking Stuffer: Operation: Secret Santa (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2010 Tangled (executive producer)
 2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (Video) (executive producer)
 2010 Toy Story 3: The Video Game (Video Game) (executive producer: Pixar)
 2010 Toy Story 3 (executive producer)
 2010 Day & Night (Short) (executive producer)
 2009 Prep & Landing (TV Short) (executive producer)
 2009 The Princess and the Frog (executive producer)
 2009 Dug's Special Mission (Video short) (executive producer)
 2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (Video) (executive producer)
 2009 Partly Cloudy (Short) (executive producer)
 2009 Up (executive producer)
 2009 Super Rhino (Video short) (executive producer)
 2008 Burn-E (Short) (executive producer)
 2008 Bolt (executive producer)
 2008 Tinker Bell (Video) (executive producer)
 2008 Ponyo (executive producer - english version)
 2008 WALL·E (executive producer)
 2008 Glago's Guest (Short) (executive producer)
 2008 Presto (Short) (executive producer)
 2007 Your Friend the Rat (Short) (executive producer)
 2007 How to Hook Up Your Home Theater (Short) (executive producer)
 2007 Ratatouille (executive producer)
 2007 Meet the Robinsons (executive producer)
 2006 Lifted (Short) (executive producer)
 2005 One Man Band (Short) (executive producer)
 2005 Jack-Jack Attack (Video short) (executive producer)
 2004 The Incredibles (executive producer)
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle (executive producer)
 2003 Boundin' (Short) (executive producer)
 2003 Exploring the Reef (Video documentary short) (executive producer)
 2003 Finding Nemo (executive producer)
 2002 Mike's New Car (Video short) (executive producer)
 2001 Monsters, Inc. (executive producer)
 2001 Spirited Away (producer - English language version)
 2000 For the Birds (Short) (executive producer)
 1998 It's Tough to Be a Bug (Short) (executive producer)
 1997 Geri's Game (Short) (executive producer)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast (executive producer: 3-D version)
 1986 Luxo Jr. (Short) (producer)
 1980 Nitemare (Short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Toy Story: The Art and Making of the Animated Film," w/Steve Daly, 1996.

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Pixar

Alternate Names:

Lasseter

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We make the kind of movies we want to see, we love to laugh, but I also believe what Walt Disney said "For every laugh there should be a tear." I love movies that make me cry, because they're tapping into a real emotion in me, and I always think afterwards "How did they do that?". See more »

Trivia:

In Toy Story (1995), Woody was based on a pull string Casper that John owned when he was a child. Buzz Lightyear was based on a G.I. Joe action figure that John also owned when he was a child. See more »

Trademark:

Nearly all of his films have hidden visual in-jokes with regards to Pixar, Disney, etc. Examples include: Toy Story (1995), A Bug's Life (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999) and Cars (2006). See more »

Star Sign:

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