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Pete Docter
Pete Docter Cannes 2015
Docter in 2015
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Gender Male
Born Peter Hans Docter[1]
(1968-10-09) October 9, 1968 (age 48)
Bloomington, Minnesota, U.S.
Alma mater California Institute of the Arts
  • Film director
  • Animator
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
  • Voice actor
Years active 1988–present
Notable work(s)
Spouse Amanda Docter (2 children)

Peter Hans "Pete" Docter (born October 9, 1968) is an American film director, animator, screenwriter, producer and voice actor from Bloomington.[2] He is best known for directing the animated feature films Monsters, Inc. (2001), Up (2009) and Inside Out (2015) and as a key figure and collaborator in Pixar Animation Studios. The A. V. Club has called him "almost universally successful".[3] He has been nominated for six Oscars (one win thus far for UpBest Animated Feature), three Annie Awards (winning two), a BAFTA Children's Film Award (which he won), and a Hochi Film Award (which he won).[4] He has described himself as a "geeky kid from Minnesota who likes to draw cartoons."[2]

His latest feature, Inside Out, has been released to universal acclaim from critics.[5]


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  1. "Ancestry: MN Births 1935–2002". Retrieved October 10, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Wizard of Up. By Colin Covert. Star Tribune. Published May 27, 2009.
  3. Pete Docter. by Tasha Robinson. A.V. Club. Published May 28, 2009.
  4. Awards for Peter Docter. Accessed June 8, 2009.
  5. Bastoli, Mike. "BREAKING NEWS: Pixar announces two new movies", August 20, 2011. Retrieved on August 20, 2011. 

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