Rob Gibbs, veteran Pixar director, father of Boo from Monsters, Inc passes away at age 55

Veteran director, story artist and writer of many Pixar films — Rob Gibbs passed away at the age of 55.

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Pixar Studios

Pixar Studios

Washington DC (USA), April 29 (ANI): Veteran director, story artist and writer of many Pixar films — Rob Gibbs passed away at the age of 55.

A company spokesperson confirmed the news, the cause of death was not immediately known, according to web reports.

The artist, who spent more than 20 years with the company, contributed immensely to the animation industry.

Gibbs' contribution to many well-known and successful Pixar films, included Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., and more.

His credits also included the short film Tokyo Mater in 2008, and the series Mater's Tall Tales and Tales From Radiator Springs from the 2012 Cars franchise.

The California resident also contributed to Monsters University, and also the upcoming Monsters at Work series for Disney+ and Incredibles 2.

He is survived by his daughter Mary, who was the voice of Boo in several Monsters, Inc. projects. 

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