Famous with careers are animator
  • Rebecca Sugar

    Rebecca Sugar is an American animator, screenwriter, director, songwriter and producer. She is best recognized for creating Cartoon Network's ˜Steven Universe,' which has made her the first female cartoon creator for the network. She was formerly a storyboard artist and writer on the animated show ˜Adventure Time' until 2013. She has also developed a graphic novel, ˜Pug Davis' as well as contributed to the web series ˜nockFORCE'. Her contributions to ˜Steven Universe' and ˜Adventure Time' have earned her five Emmy Award nominations. She is a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School and Albert Einstein High School. Sugar was born and raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, in a Jewish family. She grew up with her brother, Steven, who is a background designer for ˜Steven Universe.' On the personal front, Sugar is in a long-time relationship with Ian Jones-Quartey, a well-known animator, writer, and voice actor. In 2012, Forbes magazine included the multi-talented personality in their "30 Under 30 in Entertainment" list for her contribution to many of the best episodes of the series ˜Adventure Time.'

    Rebecca Sugar

  • Kevin Parry

    Stop-motion animator hired by the company Laika, where he worked on the major motion pictures The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings. Animation videos and behind-the-scenes moments from his life as an animator have earned him more than 420,000 followers on Instagram.

    Kevin Parry

  • Lauren Faust

    Animator known for The Powerpuff Girls, The Iron Giant, Super Best Friends Forever, and other films and animated series.

    Lauren Faust

  • John Lasseter

    Animator and director of several Pixar films including Toy Story, A Bug's Life and Cars. In 1988, his film Tin Toy received an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film and in 1996, Toy Story received a Special Achievement Award from the Academy Awards.

    John Lasseter

  • Khoa Phan

    Creative director and animator who became known for his animations, which were featured on Vine. He has worked with worldwide brands such as HBO, HP, Coke, MTV and UNICEF. He was named Vine's Most Creative Stop-motion Animator by Mashable.

    Khoa Phan

  • Joseph Barbera

    Animator, director, and cartoon and storyboard artist who co-created Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, and The Jetsons, with <a title='William Hanna' href='/famous/william-hanna.htm'>William Hanna</a>. Together they founded one of the most successful animation studios of the 20th century.

    Joseph Barbera

  • Daron Nefcy

    Artist and animator best known as the mind behind the popular Disney XD series Star Vs. The Forces of Evil. Her initial work has been seen on shows like Mad and That Movie Show.

    Daron Nefcy

  • Paul Boyd

    American-Canadian animator who worked as a member of the Cartoon Network's production team a.k.a. Cartoon for the television series Ed, Edd, n' Eddy.

    Paul Boyd

  • Craig McCracken

    Artist who created the immensely popular Cartoon Network animated television shows The Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. His work as a writer and storyboard artist for Dexter's Laboratory shot him to fame.

    Craig McCracken

  • Pierre Coffin

    French animator who is best known for his work on the Despicable Me films. He voices the minions characters in the films and also served as co-director and as an animator on multiple Despicable Me films. 

    Pierre Coffin

  • Ryan Storm

    Freelance artist and animator who is known for his character designs inspired by anime and classic cartoons. He often shares his animated video content to YouTube where he uploads his diverse collection of works for his over 10,000 subscribers. 

    Ryan Storm

  • Ian Jones-Quartey

    Animator and storyboard artist known for his work on Adventure Time, Secret Mountain Fort Awesome, and Steven Universe. He's voiced Wallow on the show Bravest Warriors.

    Ian Jones-Quartey

  • Kseniya Simonova

    Sand artist who became known when she was the winner of Ukraine's Got Talent in 2009. She has performed her work in over 70 countries and in front of countless royal families and political offices.

    Kseniya Simonova

  • Don Bluth

    Animator, producer, and director known for his work on "The Land Before Time" from 1988, "All Dogs Go to Heaven" from 1989, and "An American Tail" from 1986.

    Don Bluth

  • Noah Z Jones

    Known best for creating the animated series Almost Naked Animals (for The Cartoon Network) and Fish Hooks (for The Disney Channel), this artist and writer also illustrated such children's books as The Monster in the Backpack and Not Norman: A Goldfish Story.

    Noah Z Jones

  • Kevin Eastman

    Co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise with <a title='Peter Laird' href='/famous/peter-laird.htm'>Peter Laird</a>. They self-published the premiere issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in May 1984 in black and white. He later became the owner, editor, and publisher of Heavy Metal magazine.

    Kevin Eastman

  • Loish

    Freelance illustrator and animator best known for her expressive character drawings. She has commissioned work for clients such as Guerrilla Games and Youdagames.


  • McKenzie Atwood

    Animation enthusiast and video editor who's most popular for her multimedia work on the animated series Steven Universe. She's also known for her work with the Cartoon Network Studio, including designing the Powerpuff Girls pop-up shop. She features much of her work on her YouTube channel, MKatwood.

    McKenzie Atwood

  • Lee Hardcastle

    Animator that specializes in adult-themed claymation. In 2012, he received his break in filmmaking, when he was chosen to animate one segment of the horror anthology film, The ABCs of Death.

    Lee Hardcastle

  • Mary Blair

    Concept artist and animator who worked for the <a title='Walt Disney' href='/famous/walt-disney.htm'>Walt Disney</a> Company. She was named a Disney Legend in 1991.

    Mary Blair

  • Glen Keane

    Disney animator who worked on "The Little Mermaid," "Aladdin," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Tangled." He was awarded the 1992 Annie Award for character animation, the 2007 Winsor McCay Award for lifetime contribution to the field of animation, and became a Disney Legend in 2013.

    Glen Keane

  • Arlene Klasky

    Animator and producer who won three Primetime Emmy Awards for her work on "Rugrats." Animation Magazine included her on its 1999 list of the Top 25 Women in Animation.

    Arlene Klasky

  • Bethany Radloff

    Freelance animator and designer who has made a name for herself with her distinctive artwork. She has worked with companies like HBO, Disney and Marvel. She also vlogs on her popular YouTube channel called BethBeRad.

    Bethany Radloff

  • Yotam Perel

    Israeli animator who has found popularity online with animated series like Nameless, Lazy Writing and Yotam & Fantasia. He is known for his association with Albino Blacksheep Studios and has worked as animator on the Comedy Central series TripTank.

    Yotam Perel