Joe Ranft was born 13 March 1960 in Pasadena, California, United States to James Ranft (1919-1999) and Melissa Madden (1920-2000) and died 16 August 2005 Mendocino County, California, United States of Injuries sustained in a single-vehicle traffic collision.
|Jordan James Ranft (1991)||24 December 1991 San Mateo County, California, United States|
|Sophia Jo Ranft (1995)|
|Joseph Henry Ranft (1960-2005)||13 March 1960 Pasadena, California, United States||16 August 2005 Mendocino County, California, United States||Sue Danielle Barry (1962)|
|Jerome E. Ranft (1966)|
- Joseph Henry Ranft (1960-2005) at the Internet Movie Database
- Pixar Artist's Corner with Joe
- Michael Sragow (November 23, 1999) "Toy" Story Man. Salon.
- Peter Hartlaub (September 17, 2003) The secret of Pixar's magic can be found at CalArts.... San Francisco Chronicle.
- Remembrance by Ronnie del Carmen
- Obituary by the former President of the Northern California Disneyana Enthusiasts club, citing comments made at Joe Ranft's memorial
- Disney Legends profile
- Remembrance by James S. Baker
- Joseph Henry Ranft (1960-2005) at Find A Grave
- Remembering Joe Ranft by John Musker, via Pixar Planet.