|This article is written from the Real World perspective|
|Born|| John Alan Lasseter|
January 12, 1957
Los Angeles, California
Lasseter was an animator working for The Walt Disney Company before he started a computer animation company that would be named Pixar. Following Disney's purchase of Pixar, Lasseter became head of Disney's animation. He stepped down following sexual harassment allegations.
As director, his works include Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Cars, and Cars 2.