Gary Allen Trousdale
(born June 8
) is an American film director known for directing movies such as Beauty and the Beast
, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
and Atlantis: The Lost Empire
. He frequently works with Kirk Wise
and Don Hahn
First hired by the Disney studios in 1983 as an effects in-betweener on The Black Cauldron. Trousdale left the Disney studio in 2003, moving to DreamWorks Animation.
Gary Trousdale with fellow director Kirk Wise.