Luxo, Sr. is the father of Luxo, Jr. and appears in the short film Luxo, Jr.. It also appears in Light and Heavy, Surprise, and Up and Down.


  • Although Luxo, Sr. is a father, it is actually based on John Lasseter's mother.[1]
  • Luxo, Sr. appears in the Toy Story series often, only it is painted red and is an inanimate desk lamp.
  • Luxo, Sr. makes a cameo in Red's Dream.
  • WALL•E uses Luxo, Sr., as an arm for the garbage statue of EVE that he builds.



  1. John Lasseter Q&A: Is the Pixar lamp a mama lamp, or a daddy?