Karen Rupert Toliver is Senior Vice President, Production at 20th Century Fox Animation, where she has spearheaded the blockbuster Ice Age and Rio franchises. The Ice Age movies have grossed over three billion dollars globally, while the Rio films have tallied almost a billion dollars.
Up next for Toliver is Ferdinand, inspired by the beloved book, The Story of Ferdinand. The film arrives in theaters on December 22, 2017.
Prior to her arrival at Fox in 2007, Toliver was an executive at Walt Disney Animation Studios, where she worked on Chicken Little and Meet the Robinsons. Before that she collaborated with producer James
Pentecost on an unproduced sequel to Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Toliver is a liberal arts graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.