|Born||September 17, 1970|
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
|Occupation||Director, screenwriter, animator|
|Horton Hears a Who|
At a young age, Hayward began his career at Mainframe Entertainment animating and directing commercials. He was one of the original animators of the television series ReBoot. Throughout his career, he has worked at Pixar Animation Studios, 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios, and was an animator for Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo. He was the sequence director and story consultant for Robots.
Hayward was also director and writer on an animated film Free Birds, starring Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson and Amy Poehler, which was released in 2013 to unfavourable critical reception, but financial success.
|1998||A Bug's Life||No||No||Additional||No|
|1999||Toy Story 2||No||No||Yes||Yes||Additional story material|
|2005||Robots||No||No||No||Yes||Director: additional scenes, story consultant|
|2008||Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!||Yes||No||No||Yes||Obnoxious Who||Musician: guitar|
|2010||Jonah Hex||Yes||No||No||Yes||Train Wood Tender|
|2013||Free Birds||Yes||Yes||No||Yes||Ranger/Leatherbeak/President/Hazmats||Additional voices|
|2002||Mike's New Car||Yes|
|Year||Title||Senior animator||Voice actor||Voice role||Notes|
|1994||ReBoot||Yes||No||Senior animator: episodes 1–2|
|2015||Transformers vs. G.I. Joe: The Commissary||No||Yes||Narrator/Destro/Soundwave/Gung-Ho/Zartan||Episodes 1–3|
|1995||NHL 96||No||Special thanks|
|1996||Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story||Yes||Disco Godfather|
|Toy Story Activity Center||Yes|
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- Roush, George (July 25, 2009). "Comic Con 2009: Video Interview Jimmy Hayward & Josh Brolin On Jonah Hex". latinoreview.com. Archived from the original on July 29, 2009.
- Miska, Brad (May 5, 2010). "This Time, 'Jonah Hex' Does the Burning".
- "Free Birds". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
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