Jerome E. Ranft (born November 23, 1966) is a character sculptor for Pixar Animation Studios. He is the brother of the late Pixar Story Artist Joe Ranft. He joined Pixar in 1997 working as a character sculptor on the short film Geri's Game (1997) and later on Pixar's second movie A Bug's Life (1998), Toy Story 2 (1999), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Finding Nemo (2003), Cars (2006), Ratatouille (2007), Toy Story 3 (2010), and Brave (2012). He stated in an interview that he doesn't fall in love with just one sculpture he made but all of them and that for the character of Sulley he created over 30 sculptures of the character. He also provided the voice of the character Gamma in Up (2009) and the short film Dug's Special Mission and Red in Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs, as well as the voice of the Mover in Henry Selick's Coraline. Jerome lost his brother Joe in a car accident on August 16, 2005. Before joining Pixar Jerome served as a character sculptor for Disney's James and the Giant Peach (1996).


years title Role
1988 Marie the White Female Kitten Bull and Additional voices
1988 Oliver Likes a Snow Additional voices
1988 Oliver's Halloween Additional voices
1988 Oliver's Christmas Carol Additional voices
2009 Up Gamma
2010 Woody Forever After Wheezy
2010 Toy Story 3 Additional voice
2016 Finding Dory Jacques
2017 A Bug's Life 2: the Adventures of Fearless Pals Edit Heimlich
2017 Toy Story 4 (2017) Wheezy
2022 The Little Kids 2 Heimlich
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