Andrew Stanton Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Jaba Sharma
Feb 08, 2024 By Jaba Sharma
Originally Published on Feb 06, 2023
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About Andrew Stanton

Andrew Stanton is an American film director, writer, producer, and voice actor.

Andrew Stanton is based at Pixar Animation Studios. Stanton played the role of Emperor Zurg in 'Toy Story 2', which he also co-wrote.

Andrew Stanton was a contributing writer on 'Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures'. He is the film director of the 2012 Disney epic sci-fi adventure, 'John Carter'. Stanton was the voice actor for Hamm in 'Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventures Begins'.

Andrew Stanton plays Crush in 'Finding Nemo' and 'Finding Dory'. He received two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature for 'Wall-E' and 'Finding Nemo'.

Andrew Stanton Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Andrew Stanton's net worth?

The approximate net worth of Andrew Stanton is $40 million.

How much does Andrew Stanton earn per year?

Andrew Stanton has an annual income of $4,00,000

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Andrew Stanton?

Andrew Stanton is 6 ft (183 cm) tall. He has blue eyes and blonde hair.

How old is Andrew Stanton?

Born on December 3, 1965, Andrew Stanton is 57 years old.

Childhood And Education

Andrew Stanton was born in Rockport, Massachusetts, United States. His parents are Ron Stanton and Gloria Stanton.

He has a brother Nate Stanton, a storyboard artist at Pixar.

Andrew Stanton acted in high school and directed a sketch comedy shot for the 'Super 8' film. He played Barnaby Tucker in the 1980 high school production of the musical 'Hello, Dolly!', which served as the basis for the film 'Wall-E'.

Andrew Stanton attended the University of Hartford for a year before transferring to the California Institute of the Arts' character animation program. In 1987, he graduated from California Institute of Arts with a bachelor's degree in fine arts.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Andrew Stanton's partner?

Andrew Stanton married Julie Stanton in 1991. They have a son named Ben Stanton and a daughter named Audrey Stanton.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In January 1990, Andrew Stanton began working at Pixar Animation Studios. He was the second animator hired by the business, making him its ninth employee. The company did not yet have an animation studio at the time, so the animation group worked on television commercials as a first step toward creating the first computer-animated feature.

Together with John Lasseter, Pete Docter, and Joe Ranft, Stanton completed the first Brain Trust and contributed to creating the concept for Pixar's first feature-length animated film, 'Toy Story' for which he got an Academy Award nomination.

In 1987, he made his debut as the director, writer, and voice actor of the animated short 'A Story' and wrote for the television series 'Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures'.

He wrote and directed 'Finding Nemo' for Pixar in 2003, 'Wall-E' in 2008, 'A Bug's Life' in 1998 (as co-director), and 'John Carter', his first live-action movie.

Returning in 1999, Stanton wrote the acclaimed prequel to 'Toy Story', 'Toy Story 2', and also provided Emperor Zurg's voice. In the future, he would pen 'Monsters, Inc'. He was frequently credited by Docter, the director of 'Monsters, Inc.', as the brainchild behind the notion that monsters produced screams to use as energy in their city.

'Toy Story 3' was co-written by Stanton and Michael Arndt in 2010. Lasseter and Lee Unkrich, the movie's director, cried when he first described the scene of the toys being burned.

Stanton and fellow Pixar director Pete Docter were both appointed vice presidents of creativity at the studio following The Walt Disney Company's acquisition of Pixar in 2006. As an executive producer and coveted member of the studio's brain trust, Stanton contributed his ideas and mentorial skills to the animated features 'Up', 'Inside Out', 'Brave', 'Ratatouille', 'Monsters University', and 'The Good Dinosaur'.

On 'Ralph Breaks the Internet', Stanton was acknowledged as a narrative guru who assisted the director and former classmate Rich Moore in developing the story after former chief creative officer Lasseter left Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Stanton is currently set to direct the sci-fi/drama 'In The Blink Of An Eye'. 

Charity Work

Andrew Stanton contributed to Habitat for Humanity andAmerican Red Cross.

What awards has Andrew Stanton won?

'Finding Nemo' and 'Wall-E', both directed by Andrew Stanton, took home the Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature Film. Andrew Stanton received three Best Original Screenplay nominations from the Academy Awards for 'Wall-E', 'Toy Story', and 'Finding Nemo'. He also got a nomination for 'Toy Story 3 (2010)' for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Other Interesting Andrew Stanton Facts And Trivia

  • Andrew Stanton and John Lasseter have cameo voices in 'A Bug's Life' as two flies.
  • After Toy Story, Lasseter asked Stanton to assist him in directing and writing Pixar's subsequent motion picture, 'A Bug's Life'.
  • Andrew Stanton was also the film director of the sequel to Finding Nemo, entitled Finding Dory.
  • Stanton married Julie Stanton, his high school sweetheart, two weeks after she graduated from Georgetown University, in 1989.
  • An early version of 'The Lion King' didn't impress Andrew Stanton. He believed that the animal kingdom was glamorized in the film. He created 'Finding Nemo' to be a film set in a dangerous animal kingdom. He was greatly influenced by his experience as a father and his tendency to overprotect his son.

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