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Lee Unkrich      

Award-Winning Director Known for "Toy Story 3" & "Coco"

Lee Edward Unkrich is an American director, film editor, screenwriter, and animator. He was a longtime member of the creative team at Pixar, where he started in 1994 as a film editor. He later began directing, first as co-director of Toy Story 2.

After co-directing Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., and Finding Nemo, Unkrich made his solo directorial debut with Toy Story 3 in 2010, and most recently directed Coco in 2017, both of which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature and the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

After working at Pixar for 25 years, Unkrich retired in January 2019 to spend more time with his family.

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