Carlos Saldanha


Birthday January 24, 1965

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Age 58 years old

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Brazilian director best known for animated fare such as Ice Age and Rio.

Before Fame

He decided to major in Computer Animation after becoming aware of how CGI was changing the film industry.


His first big hit as a director was the first Ice Age film, which earned $46.3 million in its opening weekend, a record for a March release at that time.

Family Life

His daughter Sofia provided her vocal talents to Rio.

Associated With

He directed Ewan McGregor in the 2005 animated film Robots.