Pixar story artist Rob Gibbs dies at 55

Updated 30 Apr, 2020 08:36pm
Cars Toons Co-Director Rob Gibbs has his photo taken on October 7, 2008 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman/Pixar)
Cars Toons Co-Director Rob Gibbs has his photo taken on October 7, 2008 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman/Pixar)

Story artist, writer and director of many Pixar projects Rob Gibbs has passed awa. He was 55.

A company spokesman confirmed the tragic news, although cause of death has not yet been revealed.

Gibbs has contributed to many Pixar films, from Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo to Up, Wall-E, Inside Out and the latest offering Onward.

Before joining Pixar in 1998 he worked on several notable films such as FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992), Cool World (1992) and Disney's Pocahontas (1995) and Fantasia 2000 (1999).

Rob Gibbs is survived by daughter Mary, who voiced Boo in Monsters Inc.

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