|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.
As director, his works include Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Cars, and Cars 2.