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List of famous male animators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male animators list contains the most prominent and top males known for being animators. There are thousand of males working as animators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic animators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a animator then the people below should give you inspiration.

Examples of people on this list include Eli Noyes and Hiroyuki Kitakubo.

While this isn't a list of all male animators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male animators?" and "Who are the best male animators?"
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Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American actor, animator, cartoonist, writer, producer, director, comedian, singer, and songwriter. He is the creator of the TV series Family Guy and co-creator of the TV series American Dad! and The Cleveland Show. He also voices many of the shows' various ...more

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Age: 42

Birthplace: Kent, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer Actor, + more

Credits: Ted, Family Guy, Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, A Million Ways to Die in the West

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#166 on The Best Actors Working Today

#1266 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#1374 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#583 on The Best Singers of All Time

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Walt Disney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was an American entrepreneur, cartoonist, animator, voice actor, and film producer. As a prominent figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as a cultural icon, known for his influence and contributions to entertainment during ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1901-1966)

Birthplace: Hermosa, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor Animator, + more

Credits: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, Peter Pan, 101 Dalmatians, The Skeleton Dance

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#71 on The All-Time Greatest People in History

#11 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#89 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

#199 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Tim Burton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic, macabre, and quirky horror and fantasy films such as the horror comedy fantasy Beetlejuice, the romantic dark fantasy Edward Scissorhands, the musical fantasy-thriller ...more

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Age: 57

Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Poet, Television producer, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride, Batman Returns, Mars Attacks!

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#6 on The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

#19 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#32 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#410 on The Biggest Douchebags in Hollywood

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Matt Stone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Matthew Richard "Matt" Stone is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, television director, producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for being the co-creator of South Park along with his creative partner and best friend Trey Parker, as well as co-writing the 2011 musical The Book of ...more

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Age: 44

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Musician Film Producer, + more

Credits: South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut, South Park, Team America: World Police, South Park: The Stick of Truth

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#266 on The Funniest People of All Time

#76 on The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

#73 on The Best Animated Voiceover Performances

#54 on The All-Time Best Voice Actors

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Trey Parker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, director, producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for being the co-creator of South Park along with his creative partner and best friend Matt Stone, as well as co-writing and co-directing the 2011 musical The ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Musician Film Producer, + more

Credits: South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut, South Park, Team America: World Police, Orgazmo

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#262 on The Funniest People of All Time

#287 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#170 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

#61 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

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Dr. Seuss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children's books, which he wrote and illustrated under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss. He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg and Rosetta Stone. Geisel published 46 ...more

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Age: Died at 87 (1904-1991)

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Illustrator, Poet, Songwriter, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Horton Hears a Who!, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Lorax, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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#19 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#115 on The Best Writers of All Time

#135 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#91 on The Best Novelists of All Time

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Terry Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Terry Gilliam is a actor, animator, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and a writer. ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Area code 218, Minneapolis, Area code 612, United States of America United States, + more

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator Film Director

Credits: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Meaning of Life

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#7 on The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

#233 on The Funniest People of All Time

#39 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#671 on The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Mike Judge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Animators
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Michael Craig "Mike" Judge, is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director, musician, and cartoonist. He created and starred in the animated television series Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill and co-created the television sitcom Silicon Valley. He wrote and directed the films ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Profession: Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Musician Film Producer, + more

Credits: Clueless, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Office Space Beavis and Butt-head, + more

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#1701 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#234 on The Funniest People of All Time

#11 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

#90 on The Best Animated Voiceover Performances

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