Joe Ranft - Famous Screenwriter

Joe Ranft Net Worth


Joe Ranft, a famous American screenwriter, animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, and magician, had a net worth of $5 million. Born in Pasadena, California in March 196 and passing away in August 2005, Ranft worked for Pixar Animation Studios and for Disney, lending his talent to beloved movies such as Toy Story, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Cars.

Key facts:

  • Joe Ranft was an American screenwriter, animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, and magician.
  • He worked for Pixar Animation Studios and Disney, contributing his talents to several animated films and shows.
  • Ranft provided voice work for movies such as Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, and Cars.
  • He wrote scripts for films like The Brave Little Toaster, The Lion King, and Toy Story.
  • Ranft also worked in the art department for movies like Who Framed Roger Rabbit and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
  • He was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on Toy Story and a Primetime Emmy Award for The Brave Little Toaster.

Basic Information About Joe Ranft

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Authors
ProfessionsAnimator, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Storyboard Artist, Magician, Film director
Net worth$5,000,000
Date of birth1960-03-13
Place of birthPasadena
Date of death2005-08-16 (aged 45)
NationalityUnited States of America
Spouse28 September - Sue Barry Ranft (Β 1985 - 16 AugustΒ 2005)Β (his death)Β (2 children)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

What Movie Awards did Joe Ranft win?


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Joe Ranft awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
LAFCA Award - Best AnimationNomineeCars2006
Hugo - Best Dramatic PresentationNomineeToy Story1996
Hugo - Best Dramatic PresentationNomineeBeauty and the Beast1992
Primetime Emmy - Outstanding Animated ProgramNomineeThe Brave Little Toaster1988

Joe Ranft roles

Movie / Series Role
The Lion KingWriter
CarsRed / Jerry Recycled Batteries / Peterbilt (voice)
Toy StoryWriter
Toy StoryLenny the Binoculars (voice)
Toy Story 2Wheezy / Heimlich (voice)
The IncrediblesAdditional Voices (voice)
Finding NemoJacques (voice)
Monsters, Inc.Ward (voice)
Who Framed Roger RabbitGoons (uncredited)
A Bug's LifeWriter
A Bug's LifeHeimlich (voice)
Beauty and the BeastWriter
The Nightmare Before ChristmasIgor (voice) (uncredited)
Oliver & CompanyWriter
Chicken LittleAliens (uncredited)
The Rescuers Down UnderWriter
The Rescuers Down UnderWriter
The Brave Little ToasterWriter
The Brave Little ToasterWriter
The Brave Little ToasterElmo St. Peters (voice)
MonkeyboneStreet Squash Rabbit (voice)
Buzz Lightyear of Star CommandWriter

Interesting Facts about Joe Ranft

  1. Father of Jordan Ranft and Sophia Ranft.
  2. Death occurred when he was a passenger in a car that veered off the road and plunged 130 feet into the Pacific Ocean. The driver was also killed, and another passenger was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
  3. Studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts and began working as a story artist at Walt Disney Studios in 1980. Also provided animated voices on occasion.
  4. Before the crash, he and the driver were on their way to the Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, a spiritual conference where successful businessmen mentor men who are trying to straighten out their lives.
  5. Corpse Bride (2005), Chicken Little (2005), Cars (2006), Open Season (2006), and Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) are all dedicated to his memory.
  6. The Pixar movie "Cars" was dedicated to him.
  7. Brother of Jerome Ranft.
  8. Like John Ratzenberger, Joe Ranft had a role in every Pixar movie until his unexpected death in 2005. Lenny the Binoculars in Toy Story (1995), Fa Lang in Mulan (1998), Heimlich the caterpillar in A Bug's Life (1998), Wheezy the toy penguin in Toy Story 2 (1999), Pete "Claws" Ward in Monsters Inc (2001), One of the pirates in Treasure Planet (2002), Jacques the shrimp in Finding Nemo (2003), Universal Man and One of Syndrome's guards in The Incredibles (2004), and his final before his death both Red the firetruck and Jerry the Peterbilt in Cars (2006).

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