Between 1992 and 2013, this cinematic sound designer earned seven Academy Awards and was nominated for ten more for his work on such blockbuster films as Saving Private Ryan, Lincoln, Jurassic Park, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
After studying at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, he began working for George Lucas' Skywalker Sound company.
He earned Motion Picture Sound Editors' Golden Reel Awards for his work on A Bug's Life, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Hercules, and Saving Private Ryan.
A native of Chicago, Illinois, he later settled in the Los Angeles, California area.
He was the sound designer for Toy Story and Toy Story 2 (both directed by John Lasseter).