Gary Trousdale

Director, Writer, Animation Department

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....
Birth date
1960-06-08
Awards
1 win & 5 nominations.

Known For


Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast
Director (1991)
The Lion King
The Lion King
Writer (1994)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorThe Power of I
(Short)
2019
DirectorKung Fu Panda: The Emperor's Quest
(Short)
2018
DirectorKung Fu Panda: Unstoppable Awesomeness
(Short)
2016
DirectorRocky and Bullwinkle
(Short)
2014
DirectorThe Pig Who Cried Werewolf
(Video short)
2011
DirectorThriller Night
(Short)
2011
DirectorScared Shrekless
(TV Movie) (directed by)
2010
DirectorShrek the Halls
(TV Short)
2007
DirectorThe Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper
(Short)
2005
Director100 Greatest Cartoons
(TV Special documentary) (original material)
2005
DirectorAtlantis: The Lost Empire2001
DirectorThe Hunchback of Notre Dame1996
DirectorBeauty and the Beast1991
DirectorCranium Command
(Short) (opening sequence)
1989
RoleTitleYear
WriterCaptain Jokes Parrot's Finding the Lost Atlantis
(characters) (announced)
WriterThe Power of I
(Short)
2019
WriterThe Pig Who Cried Werewolf
(Video short) (screenplay)
2011
WriterScared Shrekless
(TV Movie) (screenplay by)
2010
WriterShrek the Halls
(TV Short) (screenplay)
2007
WriterAtlantis: The Lost Empire
(story by)
2001
WriterAtlantis: The Lost Empire - Trial by Fire
(Video Game) (characters)
2001
WriterThe Lion King
(story)
1994
WriterOliver & Company
(story)
1988
WriterOilspot and Lipstick
(Short) (story development)
1987
RoleTitleYear
Animation departmentFlushed Away
(additional story artist)
2006
Animation departmentMadagascar
(additional story artist)
2005
Animation departmentHoomania
(Video short) (animator: Jack of All Trades sequence) / (character designer) / (storyboard artist)
1985
Animation departmentStanley, the Ugly Duckling
(TV Movie) (animator)
1982
RoleTitleYear
Art departmentMr. Peabody & Sherman
(story artist)
2014
Art departmentWaking Sleeping Beauty
(Documentary) (caricaturist)
2009
Art departmentThe Prince and the Pauper
(Short) (storyboard artist)
1990
Art departmentThe Rescuers Down Under
(storyboard artist)
1990
Art departmentThe Little Mermaid
(storyboard artist)
1989
RoleTitleYear
ActorShrek the Halls
(TV Short) Santa (voice)
2007
ActorBob's Video
Deputy Iwerks
2000
ActorThe Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Old Heretic (voice)
1996
ActorCranium Command
(Short) Trousdale (voice)
1989
RoleTitleYear
Visual effectsMy Science Project
(effects animator)
1985
Visual effectsThe Black Cauldron
(effects inbetween artist)
1985
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackScared Shrekless
(TV Movie) (lyrics: "Welcome to Duloc (creepy reprise)" - uncredited)
2010
SoundtrackShrek the Halls
(TV Short) (writer: "Deck The Halls")
2007
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewBeauty and the Beast
(creative consultant)
2017/I
Additional CrewAladdin
(pre-production story development)
1992
RoleTitleYear
ThanksMegamind
(special thanks)
2010
ThanksKung Fu Panda
(special thanks)
2008
ThanksTale as Old as Time: The Making of 'Beauty and the Beast'
(Video documentary) (thanks)
2002
ThanksThe Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire'
(Video documentary) (thanks)
2002
RoleTitleYear
SelfHoward
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfFloyd Norman: An Animated Life
(Documentary) Self
2016
SelfTale as Old as Time: The Making of 'Beauty and the Beast'
(Video documentary) Self - Director
2002
SelfThe Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire'
(Video documentary) Self - Director
2002
SelfThe Making of Disney's 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Director
1996
SelfThe Making of 'Beauty and the Beast'
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1991
Self20/20: Beauty and the Beast
(TV Movie documentary)
1990
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageBrows Held High
(TV Series) Self - Beauty and the Beast: Part 3 (2014) ... Self (uncredited) - Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (2014) ... Self (uncredited)
2014
Archive footageWaking Sleeping Beauty
(Documentary) Self
2009