Gary Trousdale

Birthday:

06/08/1960

Place of birth:

La Crescenta, California, USA:

Biography:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gary A. Trousdale (born June 8, 1960) is an American film director known for directing movies such as Beauty and the Beast, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Atlantis: The Lost Empire. He frequently directs films with Kirk Wise. Trousdale planned to become an architect, but decided instead to study animation at CalArts, where he studied for three years. He was hired in 1982 to design storyboards and do other animation. He then went to work designing restaurant menus and t-shirts. Trousdale was hired by Walt Disney Feature Animation in 1985 as an effects animator on The Black Cauldron. He gained true prominence in his field with the success of his animated film directorial debut Beauty and the Beast, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture and won a LAFCA Award. He later directed The Hunchback of Notre Dame in 1996. In 2001 he directed Atlantis: The Lost Empire. He moved to DreamWorks Animation in 2003, where he worked on projects such as The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper, Shrek the Halls and more recently Scared Shrekless. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gary Trousdale, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Film Credits

Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
as Himself
Shrek the Halls (2007)
as Santa (voice)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
as The Old Heretic (voice)
Kung Fu Panda: Unstoppable Awesomeness (2016)
Director
Rocky and Bullwinkle (2014)
Director
The Pig Who Cried Werewolf (2011)
Director
The Pig Who Cried Werewolf (2011)
Writer
Thriller Night (2011)
Director
Scared Shrekless (2010)
Director
Scared Shrekless (2010)
Screenplay
Megamind (2010)
Thanks
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Director
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Screenplay
The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (2005)
Director
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Director
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Story
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Director
The Lion King (1994)
Story
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Director
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Storyboard
Hoomania (1985)
Animation