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Also Known As: Ronald Francis Clements, Ronald Clements Died:
Born: April 25, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Sioux City, Iowa, USA Profession: animator, screenwriter, director, commercial animator

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One half of America's leading contemporary animation team with John Musker. Clements began his career as an animator for Hanna-Barbera. After a few months there, he was accepted into Disney's Talent Development Program, an animator training ground and workshop. Following the workshop he served a two year apprenticeship with famed animator Frank Thomas, supervising animator on such Disney films as "Peter Pan" (1953), "Lady and the Tramp" (1955) and "The Aristocats" (1970).

One half of America's leading contemporary animation team with John Musker. Clements began his career as an animator for Hanna-Barbera. After a few months there, he was accepted into Disney's Talent Development Program, an animator training ground and workshop. Following the workshop he served a two year apprenticeship with famed animator Frank Thomas, supervising animator on such Disney films as "Peter Pan" (1953), "Lady and the Tramp" (1955) and "The Aristocats" (1970).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Treasure Planet (2002) Director (Co-Director)
3.
  Hercules (1997) Director
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  Aladdin (1992) Director
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  Little Mermaid, The (1989) Director
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Worked at Hanna-Barbera for several months as an animator
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Accepted into Disney's Talent Development Program
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Served a two-year apprenticeship under Frank Thomas (animation director of "Cinderella" and other Disney favorites)
1977:
Feature debut as a character animator, "The Rescuers"
1981:
Credited as animation supervisor on "The Fox and the Hound"
1985:
Credited as story contributor on "The Black Cauldron"
1986:
Made directorial debut with "The Great Mouse Detective"
1989:
Co-wrote and co-directed, "The Little Mermaid," with partner John Musker
1992:
Co-wrote, co-directed and co-produced, "Aladdin"
1997:
Co-produced, co-directed and co-wrote, "Hercules"
2002:
Again teamed with Musker for the sci-fi film, Treasure Planet"; nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature
2009:
With Musker directed Disney's animated feature, "The Princess and the Frog"; film earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature
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Education

Art Center College of Design: Pasadena , California -

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wife:
Tami Clements. Married on February 25, 1989.

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father:
Joseph Clements.
mother:
Gertrude Clements.
son:
Marc Clements.

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