Ron Clements

Animator, Director, Screenwriter
One half of America's leading contemporary animation team with John Musker. Clements began his career as an animator for Hanna-Barbera. After a few months there, he was accepted into Disney's Talent Development Program ... Read more »
Born: 04/24/1953 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA

Filmography

Writer (10)

The Princess and the Frog 2009 (Movie)

(Story By)

The Princess and the Frog 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Treasure Planet 2002 (Movie)

Animation Story By (Story By)

Treasure Planet 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hercules 1997 (Movie)

animation screenplay (Screenplay)

Aladdin 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Little Mermaid 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Great Mouse Detective 1986 (Movie)

story adaptation (Story By)

The Great Mouse Detective 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Black Cauldron 1985 (Movie)

story contribution (Story By)
Director (6)

The Princess and the Frog 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Treasure Planet 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

Hercules 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

Aladdin 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

The Little Mermaid 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

The Great Mouse Detective 1986 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (3)

Treasure Planet 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

Hercules 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)

Aladdin 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (2)

Waking Sleeping Beauty 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Pixar Story (TV Show)

Actor
Visual Effects & Animation (2)

The Fox and the Hound 1981 (Movie)

(Animation Supervisor)

Pete's Dragon 1977 (Movie)

character animator (Animator)
Executive (1)

Big Hero 6 2014 (Movie)

Creative Leadership(Walt Disney Animation Studios) (Creative Executive)

Biography

One half of America's leading contemporary animation team with John Musker. Clements began his career as an animator for Hanna-Barbera. After a few months there, he was accepted into Disney's Talent Development Program, an animator training ground and workshop. Following the workshop he served a two year apprenticeship with famed animator Frank Thomas, supervising animator on such Disney films as "Peter Pan" (1953), "Lady and the Tramp" (1955) and "The Aristocats" (1970).

Relationships

Joseph Clements

Father

Gertrude Clements

Mother

Marc Clements

Step-Son

Tami Clements

Wife
Married February 25, 1989

EDUCATION

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena , California
Studied life drawing while working for Hanna-Barbera

Milestones

2009

With Musker directed Disney's animated feature, "The Princess and the Frog"; film earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature

2002

Again teamed with Musker for the sci-fi film, Treasure Planet"; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

1997

Co-produced, co-directed and co-wrote, "Hercules"

1992

Co-wrote, co-directed and co-produced, "Aladdin"

1989

Co-wrote and co-directed, "The Little Mermaid," with partner John Musker

1986

Made directorial debut with "The Great Mouse Detective"

1985

Credited as story contributor on "The Black Cauldron"

1981

Credited as animation supervisor on "The Fox and the Hound"

1977

Feature debut as a character animator, "The Rescuers"

Accepted into Disney's Talent Development Program

Worked at Hanna-Barbera for several months as an animator

Served a two-year apprenticeship under Frank Thomas (animation director of "Cinderella" and other Disney favorites)

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