John Ratzenberger

American actor

John Deszo Ratzenberger (born April 6, 1947 in Bridgeport, Connecticut) is an American actor, voice actor, and entrepreneur. Best known for his work with Pixar, he has been referred to as the Pixar Good Luck Charm, as he has voice acted in every movie for Pixar except for Soul.

Ratzenberger in 2011



He is best known for his role as Cliff Clavin in Cheers and for his role in all of the Pixar animated movies which includes; Hamm in Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, Toy Story 4 and Woody's Roundup: The Movie, P.T. Flea in A Bug's Life, The Abominable Snowman in Monsters, Inc., the school of Moonfish in Finding Nemo, The Underminer in The Incredibles and in The Incredibles 2, Mack the Truck in Cars, Cars 2 and in Cars 3, Mustafa the waiter in Ratatouille, John in WALL-E, Tom the construction worker in Up, Gordon the Guard in Brave, The Abominable Snowman in Monsters University, Fritz in Inside Out, Earl in The Good Dinosaur, Bill the Crab in Finding Dory and as Juan Ortodoncia in Coco.

Personal life


Ratzenberger was married to Georgia Stiny from 1985 until they divorced in 2004. Ratzenberger has a son James John (b. 1987), and a daughter Nina Kathrine (b. 1989). Ratzenberger is a Republican.[1]


  1. Rachel E. Stassen-Berger (November 5, 2009). "Pawlenty draws wallets fat ... and famous". Minneapolis Star Tribune. Archived from the original on July 25, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2013.

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