Henry Selick Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 May, 2019
Facts of Henry Selick
Date of Birth: 1952 , November-30
Age: 68 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Henry Selick
Birth Name Charles Henry Selick
Father Charles H. Selick
Mother Melanie
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S.
Ethnicity White
Profession Director, Producer, Designer, Stop Motion Animator
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Married Yes
Married to Heather Selick(Present),
Children Harry Selick and George Selick
Divorce Alexandra Glay(1995-2010)
Education California Institute of the Arts
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Henry Selick whose real name is Charles Henry Selick is an American writer, producer, director best known for directing the stop-motion animation movies such as James and the Giant Peach (1996), Coraline (2009), and The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993).     

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Henry Selick

Henry Selick was born to Melanie and Charles H. Selick on November 30, 1952, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, U.S and was raised in Rumson. Since his young age, he was interested in animation.   

Regarding his education, he joined Rutgers University in New Brunswick for studying science and also joined Syracuse University and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London. Later on, he completed his graduation from California Institute of the Arts to learn how to be an animator.   

Henry Selick's Net Worth And Professional Career 

The 66 years' old  (2019) Henry Selick, who was once nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film, has amassed a huge net worth of around $1.5 million. He earned his worth from his career in film directing, producing, screenwriting, and acting.    

CAPTION: Henry Selick in his work SOURCE: The Playlist

Selick joined one of the largest animated movie studios, Walt Disney, after his academics where he worked as an in-betweener and an animator trainee. Following his work there, he freelanced directing a short award-winning movie, Seepage during that period.  

In his over 40 years of experience, he has not only won 8 awards but has also been nominated for over 14 other awards. For his recent works, he has been associated with the TV series, Little Nightmares which is announced but still remaining to film. Likewise, he also will appear in Wendell and Wild in 2019 which is currently in its post-production phase.   

Henry Selick's Relationship History

Henry Selick is in a marital relationship with wife, Heather Selick. however, the actual date of the couple's wedding day and other details are missing.

Previously, he was married to his former partner Alexandra Glay. They walked down the aisle in the year 1995 and has shared two sons: Harry Selick and George Selick. Unfortunately, the couple decided to separate after 15 years of their marital relationship and divorced in 2010.

Following his separation with Glay, he started dating Heather Selick. 

Henry Selick's Age, Height, Weight & Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Henry Selick is 66 years old.
  • Height: He is 6 feet 3 inches(1.91m) tall. 
  • Birth Sign: Sagittarius
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eyes Color: Brown
  • His movie Coraline has featured the voice of famous actress, Dakota Fanning.

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