Thomas Newman was born in 1955 in Los Angeles, CA. Thomas has composed the musical scores for three Pixar movies. Besides working for Pixar, he also composed music for other movies such as The Shawshank Redemption, Cinderella Man and Fried Green Tomatoes.
- Finding Nemo - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Score / Won 1 Award
- WALL•E - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Score and Best Original Song "Down to Earth" / Won 3 Awards
- Thomas' cousin is Randy Newman, a well known musical composer who has worked on many films for Pixar.