John Lasseter

1957 - Today

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John Alan Lasseter (; born January 12, 1957) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, voice actor, and the head of animation at Skydance Animation. He was previously the chief creative officer of Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and Disneytoon Studios, as well as the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering.Lasseter began his career as an animator with The Walt Disney Company. After being fired from Disney for promoting computer animation, he joined Lucasfilm, where he worked on the then-groundbreaking use of CGI animation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Lasseter has received more than 3,641,507 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). John Lasseter is the 543rd most popular film director (up from 560th in 2019), the 3,471st most popular biography from United States (up from 3,532nd in 2019) and the 144th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, John Lasseter ranks 543 out of 1,580Before him are Allen Daviau, Lewis Gilbert, Grigori Kozintsev, Géza von Radványi, Paul Mazursky, and Rob Cohen. After him are Jean-Daniel Cadinot, J. Stuart Blackton, John Milius, Thomas Vinterberg, Ken Annakin, and Asghar Farhadi.

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Among people born in 1957, John Lasseter ranks 88Before him are Afrika Bambaataa, Andrew Cuomo, Lucélia Santos, Dan Castellaneta, Patrick Battiston, and Nery Pumpido. After him are Ray Winstone, Stefan Bellof, Steve Lukather, Bret Hart, Antonio Cabrini, and Jaco Van Dormael.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Lasseter ranks 3,471 out of 15,968Before him are Judy Holliday (1921), Carl Panzram (1892), Tyne Daly (1946), Ray Brown (1926), Edward Furlong (1977), and Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884). After him are Hubert Selby Jr. (1928), Justin Theroux (1971), James Rothman (1950), Al Green (1946), Joseph D. Pistone (1939), and Earl Warren (1891).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, John Lasseter ranks 144Before him are Lawrence Kasdan (1949), Gore Verbinski (1964), Todd Phillips (1970), Allen Daviau (1942), Paul Mazursky (1930), and Rob Cohen (1949). After him are John Milius (1944), Jim Abrahams (1944), Paul Scheuring (1968), George Seaton (1911), Jennifer Lee (1971), and Nancy Meyers (1949).