Born in Palo Alto, California, Johnston attended Stanford University, where he worked on the campus humor magazine Stanford Chaparral with fellow future animator Frank Thomas, then transferred to the Chouinard Art Institute in his senior year. Ollie married a fellow Disney employee, ink and paint artist Marie Worthey, in 1943.
|Movie||Walt Disney Treasures: The Adventures Of Oswald The Lucky Rabbit||Himself||2008-01-01|
|Movie||The Incredibles||Additional Voices (voice)||2004-11-05|
|Movie||The Iron Giant||Additional Voices (voice)||1999-08-06|
|Movie||The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: The Story Behind the Masterpiece||Himself - Animator||1996-01-07|