Don Hahn English Actor
  • DOB : 25-11-1955
  • Age : 65
  • Star Sign : Sagittarius
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Donald Paul Hahn or ostentatiously known as Don Hahn, is an American director, producer, and artist. Hahn is credited with producing popular animated films such as the likes of “ The Lion King Click to look into! >> Read More... The Lion King ” and “ Beauty and the Beast A fantasy- musical film directed by Bill Condon, B >> Read More... Beauty and the Beast .” Hahn also received nominations for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for “Beauty and the Beast,” and the film went on to be the first animated movie nominated for an Oscar Award. Hahn is the owner of the production firm “Stone Circle Pictures,” and is also the Executive Producer of the Walt Disney Company’s, “Disneynature.” Hahn’s family relocated to California where he pursued his education at the North Hollywood High School, where he involved himself with animation, and also shot his first animated short film. Hahn was also his High School’s drum major. Later on, Hahn studied music at the Los Angeles Valley College, and also attended the California State University to pursue fine arts. Hahn had to work as a drum head tester for the “Remo Inc.” and also served as a percussion instructor at the Notre Dame High School, to meet his education expenses. Hahn also was a part of the Royal Cavaliers Youth Band, where he was a drum major. The year of 1977 marked the inception of Hahn’s career when he worked with Wolfgang Reitherman on the animated drama film “The Fox and the Hound,” as an assistant director. “Pete’s Dragon” and Banjo the Woodpile Cat” saw Hahn set foot in production, with the help of Don Bluth. Later on, Hahn also produced animated films such as “The Black Cauldron,” “The Great Mouse Detective” and Disney’s “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.”

The year 1989 saw Hahn work with Steven Spielberg Steven Spielberg is an American producer, director >> Read More... Steven Spielberg , Frank Marshall Frank Marshall is an American director and produce >> Read More... Frank Marshall , and Kathleen Kennedy Born in Berkeley, California, Kathleen Kennedy is >> Read More... Kathleen Kennedy , on the production of “Tummy Trouble.” The year of 1991 marked Hahn with his career highlight of producing the Academy Award-winning animated film, “Beauty and the Beast,” and was the first ever of its kind to do so. In the year 1994, Hahn’s production of Disney’s “The Lion King” fetched the movie a record-breaking box office collection. The Lion King was also bestowed with a Golden Globe Award for the Best Picture. In the following years, Hahn produced “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “The Emperor’s New Groove.” The flick “Fantasia 2000” saw Hahn don the director’s role. The millennium decade saw Hahn produce “Atlantis: The Lost Empire,” The Haunted Mansion, Lorenzo, “The Little Matchgirl,” and “ Frankenweenie Click to look into! >> Read More... Frankenweenie .”

In 2006, Disney’s merger with Pixar Animation Studios saw Hahn as the interim head of the former. “The Little Matchgirl” pocketed Hahn his second Academy Award nomination. Besides, Hahn also produced movies and documentaries such as The Small One, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, Waking Sleeping Beauty Click to look into! >> Read More... Waking Sleeping Beauty , Earth, Oceans, Hand Held, Maleficent, and High Ground, among many others. Hahn has also authored books such as “Dancing Corndogs in the Night,” “Animation Magic” and “Alchemy of Animation.”