Best 3D Feature Film Directorsby whittleboy615 | created - 19 Apr 2012 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
A list of directors with a talent for creating stereoscopic 3D movies
1. Hark Tsui
Producer | Di renjie: Tong tian di guo
Tsui Hark recently became the fourth Chinese film director to join the board of judges for the 57th Cannes Film Festival in the feature films category this year.
An internationally acclaimed visionary director, Tsui started making experimental movies with 8mm film when he was only 13. After ...
Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon, Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings, The Taking of Tiger Mountain, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back, Sword Master, The Thousand Faces of Dunjia
Writer | Avatar
James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his ...
Avatar, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Attraction), Titanic, Ghosts of the Abyss, Aliens of the Deep, Deepsea Challenge
Upcoming: Avatar 2, 3, 4, 5
3. Ang Lee
Director | Wo hu cang long
Born in 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan, Ang Lee has become one of today's greatest contemporary filmmakers. Ang graduated from the National Taiwan College of Arts in 1975 and then came to the U.S. to receive a B.F.A. Degree in Theatre/Theater Direction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ...
Life of Pi, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Gemini Man
Director | Taxi Driver
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...
5. Ridley Scott
Producer | The Martian
Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...
The Martian, Prometheus, Exodus: Gods and Kings
Writer | Gravity
Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then ...
Producer | Mad Max: Fury Road
George Miller is an Australian film director, screenwriter, producer, and former medical doctor. He is best known for his Mad Max franchise, with The Road Warrior (1981) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) being hailed as amongst the greatest action films of all time. Aside from the Mad Max films, Miller...
Mad Max: Fury Road, Happy Feet Two
Upcoming: Furiosa, Mad Max: The Wasteland
8. Bryan Singer
Director | X-Men
Bryan Singer was born on September 17, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA as Bryan Jay Singer. He is a producer and director, known for X-Men (2000), The Usual Suspects (1995) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).
X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Jack the Giant Slayer, Superman Returns
Sir Peter Jackson made history with The Lord of the Rings trilogy, becoming the first person to direct three major feature films simultaneously. The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King were nominated for and collected a slew of awards from around the globe, with The ...
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies, King Kong 360 3-D (Attraction), They Shall Not Grow Old
Upcoming: The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure, The Adventures of Tintin 3
10. Robert Rodriguez
Producer | El mariachi
Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent.
Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York (1981), none ...
Alita: Battle Angel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, The Limit (VR Short)
11. Robert Zemeckis
Writer | Back to the Future
A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect ...
The Walk, Beowulf, A Christmas Carol, The Polar Express
12. Jack Arnold
Director | The Incredible Shrinking Man
Jack Arnold reigns supreme as one of the great directors of 1950s science-fiction features. His films are distinguished by moody black and white cinematography, solid acting, smart, thoughtful scripts, snappy pacing, a genuine heartfelt enthusiasm for the genre and plenty of eerie atmosphere.
Creature from the Black Lagoon, Revenge of the Creature, It Came from Outer Space, The Glass Web
13. André De Toth
Director | House of Wax
Although he obtained a law degree from the Royal Hungarian University, Andre De Toth decided to become an actor, and spent several years on the stage. He then entered the Hungarian film industry, obtaining work as a writer, editor, second unit director and actor before finally becoming a director. ...
House of Wax, The Stranger Wore a Gun, The Bounty Hunter
14. Alfred Hitchcock
Director | Psycho
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and ...
Dial M for Murder
15. John Farrow
Writer | Around the World in 80 Days
John Farrow wrote short stories and plays during his four-year career in the navy. In the late 1920s he came to Hollywood as a technical advisor for a film about Marines and stayed as a screenwriter, from A Sailor's Sweetheart (1927) through Tarzan Escapes (1936). He married Tarzan's Jane, Maureen ...
16. Roy Ward Baker
Director | Asylum
Roy Ward Baker's first job in films was as a teaboy at the Gainsborough Studios in London, England, but within three years he was working as an assistant director. During World War II, he worked in the Army Kinematograph Unit under Eric Ambler, a writer and film producer, who, after the war, gave ...
17. George Sidney
Director | Scaramouche
The son of Louis K. Sidney the vice president of M.G.M. and Hazel Mooney of The Mooney Sisters. In his teens he worked as studio messenger going through every department learning the techniques and secrets of the trade. In 1933 he was assigned to direct screen tests of Judy Garland, Robert Taylor ...
Kiss Me Kate, Third Dimensional Murder (Short)
18. Edward Ludwig
Director | Caribbean
Russian-born Edward Ludwig came to the U.S. as a child and was educated in Canada and New York City. He entered the film business as an actor in silents, then became a scenarist and screenwriter, and in the early 1930s turned to directing. Although most of his films were routine second features, he...
Director | Un long dimanche de fiançailles
Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/...
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
20. Baz Luhrmann
Writer | Moulin Rouge!
Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer, director, and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theatre, music, and recording industries. He is regarded by many as a contemporary example of an auteur for his distinctly recognizable style and deep involvement in the writing, directing, ...
The Great Gatsby
21. Curtis Bernhardt
Director | Kisses for My President
If Curtis Bernhardt is a relative unknown, it's because he didn't direct his first Hollywood feature until 1940 at the age of 41. Bernhardt worked for years in Germany until his Jewish heritage made living there impossible by 1933-- he was arrested by the Gestapo and made a harrowing underground ...
Miss Sadie Thompson
22. Rudolph Maté
Cinematographer | Gilda
One of the most respected cinematographers in the industry, Polish-born Rudolph Mate entered the film business after his graduation from the University of Budapest. He worked in Hungary as an assistant cameraman for Alexander Korda and later worked throughout Europe with noted cameraman Karl Freund...
23. Raoul Walsh
Director | Sadie Thompson
Raoul Walsh's 52-year directorial career made him a Hollywood legend. Walsh was also an actor: He appeared in the first version of W. Somerset Maugham's "Rain" renamed Sadie Thompson (1928) opposite Gloria Swanson in the title role. He would have played the Cisco Kid in his own film In Old Arizona ...
24. Arch Oboler
Writer | Five
Arch Oboler was born on December 7, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Five (1951), Bwana Devil (1952) and The Twonky (1953). He was married to Eleanor Helfand. He died on March 19, 1987 in Westlake Village, California, USA.
The Bubble, Bwana Devil, Domo Arigato
The House of Magic, The Son of Bigfoot, Bigfoot Family, A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures, A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise, The Queen's Corgi, Robinson Crusoe: The Wild Life, Fly Me to the Moon, S.O.S. Planet, Haunted Castle, Encounter in the Third Dimension, Alien Adventure, Misadventures in 3D, African Adventure: Safari in the Okavango, African Safari
Upcoming: Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness
Director | Dao jiàn xiào
Wuershan was born on June 10, 1972 in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. He is an ethnic Mongolian. He currently lives and works in Beijing, China.
At 16 years old, Wuershan enrolled into the High School affiliated to China Central Academy of Fine Arts. Then he was admitted into the Oil Painting ...
Mojin: The Lost Legend, Painted Skin: The Resurrection
Upcoming: The Fengshen Trilogy?
27. Patrick Lussier
Editor | Drive Angry
My Bloody Valentine, Drive Angry
Writer | Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, ...
Resident Evil: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Pompeii, The Three Musketeers, Monster Hunter
Upcoming: In the Lost Lands?
29. Michael Bay
Producer | Armageddon
A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...
Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Transformers: The Last Knight, Transformers: The Ride (Attraction)
30. Soi Cheang
Director | Gau ngao gau
The Monkey King, The Monkey King 2, The Monkey King 3, SPL 2: A Time for Consequences
Upcoming: The Monkey King 4
Production_designer | Gone with the Wind
William Cameron Menzies was educated at Yale University, the University of Edinburgh and at the Art Students League in New York. He entered the film industry in 1919, after serving with the U.S. Expeditionary Forces in World War I. His initial assignments were in film design and special effects, as...
The Maze, Doom Town (Short), Acrobatiks (Short), Fun in the Sun (Short)
32. Harry Essex
Writer | Creature from the Black Lagoon
New York-born Harry Essex planned on a writing career throughout his young life. Among his first jobs were stints on the New York newspapers "The Daily Mirror" and "The Brooklyn Eagle", short stories for "Collier's" and "The Saturday Evening Post" and even a Broadway play titled "Something for ...
I, the Jury
33. Paul Morrissey
Director | Mixed Blood
Born in New York City in 1938, Paul Morrissey studied literature at Fordham University. In the early 1960s, following a stint in the Army and jobs in insurance and as a social worker, he began directing short independent films.
In 1965, he was introduced to Andy Warhol, who asked him to contribute ...
Flesh for Frankenstein
34. Joe Dante
Director | Innerspace
Joe Dante is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art. After a stint as a film reviewer, he began his filmmaking apprenticeship in 1974 as trailer editor for Roger Corman's New World Pictures. He made his directorial debut in 1976 with Hollywood Boulevard (1976) (co-directed with Allan Arkush)...
35. Gordon Douglas
Director | Them!
Starting out as a child actor, Gordon Douglas was eventually hired by Hal Roach as a gag writer. His first directorial assignments were for Roach's "Our Gang" series. Graduating to features, Douglas stayed with comedies, directing Oliver Hardy in Zenobia (1939) and both Hardy and Stan Laurel in ...
The Charge at Feather River
36. Sam Raimi
Director | Spider-Man
Highly inventive U.S. film director/producer/writer/actor Sam Raimi first came to the attention of film fans with the savage, yet darkly humorous, low-budget horror film, The Evil Dead (1981). From his childhood, Raimi was a fan of the cinema and, before he was ten-years-old, he was out making ...
Oz: The Great and Powerful
37. Joseph Kosinski
Director | Top Gun: Maverick
Joseph Kosinski is a director whose uncompromising style has quickly made a mark in the filmmaking zeitgeist. His feature film debut, "Tron: Legacy" for Walt Disney Studios, grossed over $400 million worldwide and was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Sound Editing and a ...
Upcoming: Top Gun: Maverick
38. Eric Brevig
Visual_effects | Men in Black
Journey to the Center of the Earth, Yogi Bear
39. Jon M. Chu
Director | G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Jon is an alumni of the USC School of Cinema-Television. There, he won the Princess Grace Award, the Dore Schary Award presented by the Anti-Defamation league, the Jack Nicholson directing award, and recognized as an honoree for the IFP/West program Project: Involve.
After making his student short, ...
Step Up 3D, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Never Say Never, Now You See Me 2 (China)
40. Tim Burton
Producer | Edward Scissorhands
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...
Frankenweenie, Vincent (Short), Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Dumbo, Alice in Wonderland
41. Steven Spielberg
Producer | Schindler's List
One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...
Ready Player One, The Adventures of Tintin, Jurassic Park, The BFG
42. Oleg Stepchenko
Producer | Viy
Educated at the V.I. Surikov Artistic Academy (Moscow) in theatre and film art and production design, Oleg is one of the leading feature film directors in Russia and the FSU. Oleg's training as a production designer coupled with his directing experience in theatre, his work with Russia's top music ...
Viy, Iron Mask
Upcoming: Viy 3: Travel to India
43. Wim Wenders
Director | Der Himmel über Berlin
Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until ...
Every Thing Will Be Fine, The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez, Pina, Cathedrals of Culture: Berlin Philharmonic Hall, If Buildings Could Talk (Short), Il Volo (Short)
Director | Der Name der Rose
Jean-Jacques Annaud is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for directing Quest for Fire (1981), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Lover (1992), Seven Years in Tibet (1997) and Wolf Totem (2015). Annaud has received numerous awards for his work, including four César Awards, ...
Wings of Courage, Wolf Totem
45. Thomas Jane
Actor | Boogie Nights
Thomas Jane was born on February 22, 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thomas Elliott. He is an actor and producer, known for Boogie Nights (1997), Deep Blue Sea (1999) and The Thin Red Line (1998). He was previously married to Patricia Arquette and Ayesha Hauer.
46. Wen Jiang
Actor | Rogue One
Wen Jiang was born on January 5, 1963 in Tangshan, China. He is an actor and director, known for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Devils on the Doorstep (2000) and Let the Bullets Fly (2010). He has been married to Yun Zhou since 2005. They have two children. He was previously married to ...
Gone with the Bullets
47. Takashi Yamazaki
Director | Eien no 0
Takashi Yamazaki was born in 1964 in Nagano, Japan. He is a producer and director, known for The Fighter Pilot (2013), Always: Sunset on Third Street (2005) and Parasyte: Part 1 (2014). He has been married to Shimako Sato since April 2012.
Always Sunset on Third Street '64, Stand by Me Doraemon, Friends: Naki on the Monster Island
Producer | Apocalypse Now
Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated ...
Captain EO (Attraction), The Bellboy and the Playgirls, Twixt
49. Jean-Luc Godard
Director | Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux
Jean-Luc Godard was born in Paris on December 3, 1930, the second of four children in a bourgeois Franco-Swiss family. His father was a doctor who owned a private clinic, and his mother came from a preeminent family of Swiss bankers. During World War II Godard became a naturalized citizen of ...
Goodbye to Language
50. Henry Selick
Director | Coraline
Henry Selick is a film director, specializing in films with stop-motion animation. He has formal training as an animator.
Selick was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, son of Charles H. Selick and Melanie Molan. He was mostly raised in Rumson, New Jersey. As a child, Selick took up drawing as a hobby. ...
Coraline, The Nightmare Before Christmas
51. Steven Quale
Director | Final Destination 5
Final Destination 5, Aliens of the Deep
Director | Soylent Green
Richard firmly established his credentials with such epics as The Vikings (1958) , 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and Barabbas (1961) and also proved to be a master of intimate drama with Compulsion (1959) , which won Cannes Festival awards for it's male stars. He won an Academy Award for one ...
Arena, Amityville 3-D
Writer | El laberinto del fauno
Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...
54. William Castle
Director | House on Haunted Hill
William Castle was born on April 24, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as William Schloss. He was a director and producer, known for House on Haunted Hill (1959), The Lady from Shanghai (1947) and Homicidal (1961). He was married to Ellen. He died on May 31, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fort Ti, Drums of Tahiti, Jesse James vs. The Daltons
55. Lew Landers
Director | Pacific Liner
Rivaling Sam Newfield and William Beaudine as one of the American film industry's most prolific directors, Lew Landers began directing features in the mid-'30s under his real name of Louis Friedlander, but changed it to Lew Landers after several films. His first effort, The Raven (1935), with Boris...
Man in the Dark
56. Alister Grierson
Director | Bloody Hell
57. Steve Miner
Director | House
Steve Miner has had a very popular career in making films and remains one of Hollywood's most prolific directors and has worked with a variety of stars that includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, C. Thomas Howell, Tom Arnold, Amy Steel Rick Moranis, and Bill Pullman.
Before becoming a director, ...
Friday the 13th Part III
58. Joe Alves
Production_designer | Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Joe Alves was born on May 21, 1936 in San Leandro, California, USA as Joseph Manuel Alves. He is an art director and production designer, known for Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Jaws 3-D (1983) and Escape from New York (1981). He has been married to Jerri Lauridsen since April 29, 1990...
61. Wei Lo
Actor | Jing wu men
Wei Lo was born in 1918 in Jiangsu Province, China. He was an actor and director, known for Fist of Fury (1972), The Big Boss (1971) and Slaughter in San Francisco (1974). He was married to Liang Hua Liu. He died on January 20, 1996 in Hong Kong.
62. Stephen Chow
Actor | Kung fu
Stephen Chow was the only boy of his family, and has grown up as a Bruce Lee fan and a martial arts addict. His career started on TV, where he presented a children show ( "430 Space Shuttle" (1983)) and started becoming popular. He got some supporting roles, after that, and won the Taiwanese Golden...
The Mermaid, Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons
Upcoming: The Mermaid 2
63. Oxide Chun Pang
Director | Gin gwai
Oxide Chun Pang was born in 1965 in Hong Kong. He is a director and writer, known for The Eye (2002), Bangkok Dangerous (2000) and Re-cycle (2006). He has been married to Angelica Lee since February 6, 2010. They have two children.
Out of Inferno, Sleepwalker, The Child's Eye
64. Danny Pang
Director | Gin gwai
The twin brothers Oxide and Danny Pang started their career in Hong Kong, where Oxide worked as colourist and Danny as editor. After moving to Bangkok, Oxide made the experimental film Who's Running. Bangkok Dangerous (2000) is the first film in which the brothers combine their talents.
Out of Inferno, The Child's Eye, The Strange House, The Mirror
65. Takashi Shimizu
Director | Ju-on
Tormented, The Shock Labyrinth
67. M.J. Bassett
Director | Solomon Kane
MJ Bassett is a feature film and television writer/director.
As a teenager in the UK, MJ's career started as a wildlife photographer and documentary maker, subsequently becoming an on-camera host of various nature and science programs before writing and directing the feature film DEATHWATCH. ...
Silent Hill: Revelation
68. David R. Ellis
Assistant_director | The Matrix Reloaded
Began as child actor in Kurt Russell-Disney Films in 1974. Made the switch to the Stunt world following a successful career as a junior pro surfer. Born, bred, and resided in Malibu. Many, many stunts later, David made the promotion to Stunt Coordinator in 1978 on Invasion of the Body Snatchers (...
The Final Destination, Shark Night
69. Charles Band
Producer | Puppet Master
Charles Band is a writer, producer, director and publisher. He was born on December 27, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles Robert Band. His father was producer and director Albert Band and his brother is composer Richard Band.
Band has been writing, producing and directing films in the ...
Parasite, Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn, The Creeps, Evil Bong 3-D: The Wrath of Bong
70. Worth Keeter
Director | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Worth Keeter is a Film and Television Director. He has directed 20+ feature films and 100+ television episodes. In his career Worth Keeter has directed projects for CBS, Disney, Fox TV, Sci Fi Network, USA Network and many others. As Vice President in Charge of Production for EO Studios, Worth ...
Hit the Road Running, Tales of the Third Dimension, Dogs of Hell, Hot Heir
71. Mario Mattoli
Director | La damigella di Bard
Mario Mattoli was born on November 30, 1898 in Tolentino, Marche, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for La damigella di Bard (1936), Abbandono (1940) and Schoolgirl Diary (1941). He was married to Mity Mignone. He died on February 26, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
Funniest Show on Earth
72. Ferdinando Baldi
Director | Missione finale
Ferdinando Baldi was born on May 19, 1917 in Cava de' Tirreni, Campania, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Ten Zan - Ultimate Mission (1988), Just a Damned Soldier (1988) and Odia il prossimo tuo (1968). He died on November 12, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
Comin' at Ya!, Treasure of the Four Crowns
73. Lamont Johnson
Director | Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
Lamont Johnson was born on September 30, 1922 in Stockton, California, USA as Ernest Lamont Johnson Jr. He was a director and actor, known for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985), Lipstick (1976) and Lincoln (1988). He was married to Tony Johnson. He died on October 24, 2010 in Monterey, California.
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
74. Bruce Malmuth
Actor | The Karate Kid
Bruce Malmuth has enjoyed a distinguished career in film, television and theater as a writer, director and actor. Soon after achieving success with his commercials (Excedrin Headache #1 and Fresca Snowstorms campaigns, and other Clio winners) Mr. Malmuth made his film directorial debut with ...
The Man Who Wasn't There
75. Dario Argento
Writer | Profondo rosso
Dario Argento was born on September 7, 1940, in Rome, Italy, the first-born son of famed Italian producer Salvatore Argento and Brazilian fashion model Elda Luxardo. Argento recalls getting his ideas for filmmaking from his close-knit family from Italian folk tales told by his parents and other ...
76. Travis Knight
Animation_department | Kubo and the Two Strings
Travis Knight was born on September 13, 1973 in Hillsboro, Oregon, USA as Travis Andrew Knight. He is a director and producer, known for Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), ParaNorman (2012) and The Boxtrolls (2014).
Bumblebee, Kubo and the Two Strings
77. Byron Howard
Director | Zootopia
Tangled, Bolt, Zootopia
78. Nathan Greno
Actor | Tangled
Nathan Greno was born in Kenosha, Wisc., on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As a child, he developed a love for drawing, which quickly evolved into a passion for visual storytelling. Influenced by comic books and newspaper comic strips, he started filling tablets of paper full of sketches...
79. Dean DeBlois
Writer | How to Train Your Dragon
Dean DeBlois is a Canadian writer, director, and producer known best for having co-written and co-directed Disney's Lilo & Stitch (2002) and Dreamworks' How to Train Your Dragon (2010), both Oscar nominated. While working as an assistant animator and layout artist for Hinton Animation Studios ...
How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2, How to Train Your Dragon 3
80. Phil Lord
Writer | The Lego Movie
Phil Lord was born on July 12, 1975 in Miami, Florida, USA as Philip A. Lord. He is a producer and writer, known for The Lego Movie (2014), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and 22 Jump Street (2014).
The LEGO Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Writer | The Lego Movie
Christopher Miller was born on September 23, 1975 in Everett, Washington, USA as Christopher Robert Miller. He is a producer and writer, known for The Lego Movie (2014), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and Clone High (2002). He is married to Robyn Murgio. They have one child.
The LEGO Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
82. Pierre Coffin
Director | Despicable Me 2
Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Minions
83. Chris Renaud
Actor | Despicable Me 2
Director Chris Renaud has established himself as a heavyweight in the world of animation following the phenomenal box office success of recent movies Despicable Me (2010), Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) and Despicable Me 2 (2013). Along with Pierre Coffin and Eric Guillon, he also co-created the ...
Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2
84. Tom McGrath
Writer | Madagascar
Academy Award nominee Tom McGrath has been working in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. McGrath directed the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated film The Boss Baby, and its sequel, The Boss Baby: Family Business, his sixth film as director for a DreamWorks Animation title, the...
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Megamind, The Boss Baby
85. Eric Darnell
Writer | Madagascar
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Penguins of Madagascar
86. Rob Letterman
Director | Monsters vs. Aliens
Monsters vs. Aliens, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
87. Chris Miller
Actor | Shrek the Third
Chris Miller was born on January 20, 1968 as Christopher Matthew Miller. He is known for his work on Shrek the Third (2007), Penguins of Madagascar (2014) and Puss in Boots (2011). He has been married to Laura Gorenstein Miller since August 18, 1996.
Puss in Boots, Shrek the Third
Director | Kung Fu Panda 2
Kung Fu Panda 2, Kung Fu Panda 3
89. Chris Sanders
Writer | Lilo & Stitch
Born and raised in Colorado, Chris Sanders fell in love with animation at the age of ten after seeing Ward Kimball animated shorts on 'The Wonderful World of Disney'. He began drawing, and applied to CalArts after his grandmother told him about the animation program at the school. He majored in ...
How to Train Your Dragon, The Croods
90. Kirk DeMicco
Writer | The Croods
Kirk was born in New York City and and raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. He attended the University of Southern California where he graduated in 1991 with a degree in economics and political science. He then spent three years in Italy as a journalist for an Italian film-business magazine before moving...
The Croods, Space Chimps
91. Rob Minkoff
Director | The Lion King
Rob Minkoff was born on August 11, 1962 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Robert Ralph Minkoff. He is a producer and director, known for The Lion King (1994), Stuart Little 2 (2002) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). He has been married to Crystal Kung Minkoff since September 29, 2007.
The Lion King, Mr. Peabody & Sherman
92. Chris Williams
Actor | Frozen
Chris Williams was born on April 23, 1968 in Missouri, USA as Christopher John Williams. He is a writer and actor, known for Frozen (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014) and Moana (2016). He has been married to Astrid Sealey since July 10, 2004. They have two children.
Bolt, Big Hero 6
93. Gary Trousdale
Director | The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Gary Trousdale was born in La Crescenta, California. His fascination with animation was fostered as a child, where he drew cartoons from an elementary school age. He planned to become an architect, but decided instead to study animation at CalArts, where he studied for three years. He was hired in ...
Beauty and the Beast, Rocky and Bullwinkle (Short)
94. Mike Mitchell
Actor | Monsters vs. Aliens
Mike Mitchell was born in Oklahoma city to parents, Robert Mitchell, and Julia Baker. He graduated from Putnam City North High School, having been deeply involved with their arts programs. He then left behind his small town and moved to Las Angeles to attend the California Institute of the Arts. ...
Shrek Forever After, Trolls