Rob Letterman

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Rob Letterman
Born Hawaii, United States
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Southern California
Occupation Film director
Notable work Shark Tale, Monsters vs. Aliens, Gulliver's Travels, Goosebumps

Rob Letterman is an American film director who started with animation and moved on to live-action.

Before Letterman's film subjects took him into outer space with Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), he was taken underwater, having co-directed and co-written Shark Tale.[1] His writing efforts on the film also earned him an Annie nomination.[2]

Prior to Letterman's joining DreamWorks Animation, he directed the short film Los Gringos, which was accepted at 2000's Sundance Film Festival.[3]

In 2010 Letterman directed the live-action film Gulliver's Travels, starring Jack Black in the lead role.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Letterman was born in Hawaii and attended Mid-Pacific Institute and USC.[5]



  1. ^ Kit, Borys (October 25, 2013). "Rob Letterman to Direct 'Captain Underpants' for DWA (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Baisley, Sarah (December 6, 2004). "Annie Noms go to Incredibles, Shrek 2, Shark Tale". Animation World Network. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Los Gringos". Sundance Institute. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ Romney, Jonathon (December 26, 2010). "Gulliver's Travels, Rob Letterman, 90 mins, (PG)". The Independent - Reviews (London: The Independent). Retrieved 16 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Harada, Wayne (April 25, 2010). "'Stretch Armstrong' up next for Isle-born director". Retrieved October 26, 2013. 

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