Chris Buck is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Character Designer and Supervising Animator American born on 25 october 1960 at Wichita (USA)
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Nationality USABirth 25 october 1960
(59 years) at Wichita (USA
Chris Buck (born October 25, 1960) is an American film director known for directing Tarzan and Surf's Up. He also worked as supervising animator on Home on the Range.
Buck's other credits at Disney include the 1995 animated feature Pocahontas, where he oversaw the animation of three central characters: Percy, Grandmother Willow and Wiggins. Buck also helped design characters for the 1989 animated blockbuster The Little Mermaid, performed experimental animation for The Rescuers Down Under and Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and was an animator on The Fox and the Hound.
Buck helped develop several films at Hyperion Pictures and served as a directing animator on the feature Bebe's Kids. He storyboarded director Tim Burton's live-action featurette Frankenweenie and worked with Burton again as directing animator on the Brad Bird-directed "Family Dog" episode of Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories and as director of the subsequent primetime animated series.
Buck's credits include a number of animated commercials (including some with the Keebler Elves) for such Los Angeles-based production entities as FilmFair, Kurtz & Friends, and Duck Soup.
A native of Wichita, Kansas, Buck studied character animation for two years at CalArts, where he also taught from 1988–1993.
In 2010 it was reported that late 2009 Buck was put in charge of a Disney's long-in-development film adaptation of The Snow Queen. After being put on hold during 2010, the film was officially announced in December 2011 under the title Frozen with a schedule to be released on November 27, 2013.