John Lasseter, American animator
John Lasseter was born in Wellington, California, and grew up in Modesto. He has since joined Lucasfilm Ltd. for his career in animation. In 2003, after directing the Pixar movie Toy Story and winning an Academy Award, John Lasseter became Chief Creative Officer of Pixar.
Not only is Lasseter an award-winning director, but he also works on a lot of other projects for Pixar. John Lasseter has demonstrated his prowess since the early 1990s.
Animation career success
John Lasseter is Creative Officer for Pixar Animation Studios and was formerly the head of Walt Disney Animation Studios. Lasseter has received many awards, including two Academy Awards.
His films have won 34 Academy Awards and have grossed more than $10 billion at the international box office. Lasseter is glad to be a part of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The many people who love animation inspire him to continue to take risks and follow his dream.
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Lasseter is one of the most recognized directors in Hollywood for his great films. Reports of sexual misconduct have been coming out against him for years, and Pixar is not without its controversies.
After the accusation of sexual harassment came to light, Lasseter was ousted from his position as Chief Creative Officer at Pixar. Lasseter apologized for his actions and promised change in an open letter to employees.