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List of notable or famous Pixar employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best Pixar employees, showcasing only the most prominent Pixar employees of all time. This list features past and present top Pixar managers, including both current and retired Pixar executives and alumni. Well-known Pixar staff along with current and former Pixar employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women Pixar would never be what it is today.

This list is made up of people like Steve Jobs and John Lasseter.

This renowned Pixar employees list answers the questions, "What famous people have worked at Pixar?" and "Who are the most famous Pixar employees?"
Brad Bird is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Pixar Employees
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Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor, who began his career as an animator. Bird developed a love for the art of animation at an early age and was mentored by Milt Kahl, one of Disney's legendary Nine Old Men. He was part of one of the earliest ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: Kalispell, Montana, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Animator, + more

Credits: The Simpsons, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, The Iron Giant Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, + more

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#81 on The Greatest Auteurs in Film History

#88 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked List

#56 on The Best Animated Voiceover Performances

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Darwyn Peachey


Darwyn Peachey is a film crewmember. ...more

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Edwin Catmull is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Pixar Employees
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Edwin Earl "Ed" Catmull is a computer scientist and current president of Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios. As a computer scientist, Catmull has contributed to many important developments in computer graphics. ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: USA, West Virginia, Parkersburg

Profession: Film Producer, Computer scientist, Film Director

Credits: A Computer Animated Hand

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Jim Morris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Pixar Employees
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James "Jimmy" Samuel Morris, Jr. is an American former professional baseball player known for his brief Major League Baseball career. ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Texas, Brownwood, USA

Profession: Baseball player, Actor, Teacher

Credits: The Rookie

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Jim Morris is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Pixar Employees
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Jim Morris is a film producer. ...more

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Profession: Film Producer

Credits: WALL-E, John Carter

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John Lasseter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Pixar Employees
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John Alan Lasseter is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer and the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios. He is also the Principal Creative Advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering. Lasseter began his career as an animator with The ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Animator, + more

Credits: Toy Story, Toy Story 3, Toy Story 2, Cars A Bug's Life, + more

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#77 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked List

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Mike Altman


Mike Altman (born 1955) is the son of film director Robert Altman. At the age of 14 he wrote the lyrics to "Suicide Is Painless", the theme song for his father's 1970 movie, MASH. Speaking on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in the 1980s, Robert Altman said that he was paid $70,000 for ...more

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Age: 60

Profession: Character Modeler

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Pat Hanrahan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Pixar Employees
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Pat Hanrahan is a computer graphics researcher, the Canon USA Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the Computer Graphics Laboratory at Stanford University. His research focuses on rendering algorithms, graphics processing units, as well as scientific illustration and ...more

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Age: 61

Profession: Computer scientist

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