Gary Trousdale

About Gary Trousdale

Who is it?: Director, Writer, Animation Department
Birth Day: June 08, 1960
Birth Place:  La Crescenta, California, United States
Birth Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Film director, Screenwriter, Animator, Storyboard artist
Years active: 1982–present

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Gary Trousdale was bornon June 08, 1960 in  La Crescenta, California, United States, is Director, Writer, Animation Department. 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 1982 to design storyboards and do other animation. He then went to work designing restaurant menus and t-shirts. He was hired in 1985 by Disney to work on "The Black Cauldron," and continued his relationship with the company for years. 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. He continues to work with Disney, and lives in the San Fernando Valley, a suburban area of Los Angeles, California.
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Biography/Timeline

1982

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.

1985

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 and Atlantis: The Lost Empire in 2001.

2003

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.