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William Joyce was born on December 11, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Epic (2013), The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011) and Rolie Polie Olie (1998). See full bio »

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Epic Writer
Robots Producer


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 2015 The Numberlys (TV Short) (creator)
 2014/I The Raven (Short) (adapted by)
 2014/I The Cask of Amontillado (Short) (story adaptation)
 2014/I Silent (Short) (writer)
 2013 Epic (Leafmen characters from book "The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs" - inspiration) / (screenplay) / (story)
 2013 The Numberlys (Short) (writer)
 2012 Rise of the Guardians (based on the book series "Guardians of Childhood" by)
 2007 Meet the Robinsons (based upon the book "A Day with Wilbur Robinson" by)
  Rolie Polie Olie (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1998 - 2004) (creator: characters - 8 episodes, 1998)
 2000-2003 George Shrinks (TV Series) (creator - 40 episodes)
- Lost and Found Art (2003) ... (creator)
- The Lost World of George Shrinks (2003) ... (creator)
- Toy George (2003) ... (creator)
- Becky in Wonderland (2003) ... (creator)
- If I Ran the Circus (2003) ... (creator)
 2002 Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun (Video) (characters)
 1997 Buddy (screen story)
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Lives in Shreveport, Louisiana with his wife and children. Studied film at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Writes children's books.



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