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Joe Ranft (1960–2005)


Joe Ranft was born on March 13, 1960 in Pasadena, California, USA as Joseph Henry Ranft. He was an actor and writer, known for Toy Story (1995), A Bug's Life (1998) and Cars (2006). He was married to Sue Barry Ranft. He died on August 16, 2005 in Mendocino County, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Toy Story
Toy Story Lenny the Binoculars
(1995)
A Bug's Life
A Bug's Life Heimlich
(1998)
Cars
Cars Red / Jerry Recycled Batteries / Peterbilt
(2006)
Toy Story 2
Toy Story 2 Wheezy the Penguin / Heimlich
(1999)

Filmography

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 2006 Cars
Red / Jerry Recycled Batteries / Peterbilt (voice)
 2004 The Incredibles
Additional Voices (voice)
 2003 Extreme Skate Adventure (Video Game)
Wheezy (voice)
 2003 Finding Nemo
Jacques (voice)
 2003 Finding Nemo (Video Game)
Jacques (voice)
 2001 Monsters, Inc.
Ward (voice)
 2001 Monkeybone
Street Squash Rabbit (voice)
 1999 Toy Story 2
Wheezy the Penguin / Heimlich (voice)
 1998/I A Bug's Life (Video Game)
Heimlich (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life
Heimlich (voice)
 1995 Toy Story
Lenny the Binoculars (voice)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas
Igor (voice, uncredited)
 1987 The Brave Little Toaster
Elmo St. Peters (voice)
 1982 Luau (Short)
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Corpse Bride (2005), Cars (2006) and Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) are all dedicated to his memory. See more »

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