Gary Trousdale1960 Age: 62 years old
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.
Wednesday, June 8, 1960, La Crescenta, California, USA
1989 The Little MermaidStoryboard 1991 Beauty and the BeastDirector 1994 The Lion KingStory 1996 The Hunchback of Notre DameDirector and The Old Heretic (voice) 2001 Atlantis: The Lost EmpireStory and Director 2005 The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas CaperDirector 2007 Shrek the HallsDirector, Screenplay, and Santa (voice) 2009 Waking Sleeping BeautySelf 2010 MegamindThanks 2010 Scared ShreklessDirector and Screenplay 2011 Thriller NightDirector 2011 The Pig Who Cried WerewolfDirector and Writer 2012 DreamWorks Holiday Classics (Merry Madagascar / Shrek the Halls / Gift of the Night Fury / Kung Fu Panda Holiday)Director 2012 Dreamworks Holiday ClassicsDirector 2018 Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor's QuestDirectorLimited to the 15 most popular items