Joe Ranft

Biography

Joseph Henry "Joe" Ranft (March 13, 1960 – August 16, 2005) was an animation storyboard artist and voice actor who worked for Pixar and Disney. Born in Pasadena, California, Ranft studied in the Character Animation program at the California Institute of the Arts. After graduation, Ranft worked at Disney throughout the 1980s doing story work on animated features including The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast. Joining Pixar in 1992, he worked on story development for all of Pixar's feature film releases, most recently as Head of Story on Cars.

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Toy Story

Lenny the Binoculars (voice)

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Ölümlü Dünya

Lenny the Binoculars (voice)

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Oscarverleihung 1999

Heimlich - Co-Presenter: Best Animated Short Film (voice)

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Oscarverleihung 2006

Himself - Memorial sequence (archive footage)

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The Brave Little Toaster

Elmo St. Peters (voice)

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Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

Wheezy (voice)

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A Bug's Life

Heimlich (voice)

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Monkeybone

Streetsquash Rabbit (voice)

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Toy Story 2

Wheezy the Penguin / Heimlich (voice)

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Cars

Red / Jerry Recycled Batteries / Peterbilt (voice)

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Ölümlü Dünya

Lenny the Binoculars (voice)

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Cars

Red / Jerry Recycled Batteries / Peterbilt (voice)

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Oscarverleihung 2006

Himself - Memorial sequence (archive footage)

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The Incredibles

Additional Voices (voice)

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Finding Nemo

Jacques (voice)

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Monsters, Inc.

Additional Voice (voice)

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Monkeybone

Streetsquash Rabbit (voice)

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Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

Wheezy (voice)

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Toy Story 2

Wheezy the Penguin / Heimlich (voice)

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Oscarverleihung 1999

Heimlich - Co-Presenter: Best Animated Short Film (voice)

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A Bug's Life

Heimlich (voice)

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Toy Story

Lenny the Binoculars (voice)

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The Brave Little Toaster

Elmo St. Peters (voice)

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