The screenwriter Joe Ranft died at the age of 45. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Hollywood screenwriter, director, and animator. An employee of Disney and Pixar, he worked on Cars and received an Academy Award for his screenplay for Toy Story. He also voiced the character Jacques in the 2003 feature Finding Nemo.
He married Sue Barry in 1985; the couple had two children.