Henry Selick

American filmmaker

Charles Henry Selick (born November 30, 1952) is an American stop motion director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the stop-motion animation movies The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Coraline (2009), and his upcoming stop-motion movie Wendell and Wild (2021) with Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key.

Henry Selick
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Selick on a panel at South by Southwest in March 2009
Born
Charles Henry Selick

(1952-11-30) November 30, 1952 (age 68)
EducationRutgers University
Syracuse University
California Institute of the Arts
Occupation
  • Director
  • producer
  • character designer
  • stop motion animator
  • storyboard artist
Years active1977–present
Spouse(s)Heather Selick

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