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Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occasional voice actor, known for both animated and live-action films. Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird. His father worked in the propane business, and his grandfather, ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 30 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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(2004)
Ratatouille Writer
(2007)
Incredibles 2 Writer
(2018)
(1999)

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 2015/I Inside Out (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2013 Monsters University (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2012 Brave (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2010 Toy Story 3 (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2009 Up (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2008 WALL·E (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2005 Mr. Incredible and Pals (Video short) (dialogue director: commentary)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (executive consultant - 180 episodes, 1989 - 1998) (sheet director - 1 episode, 1990)
- Lisa the Simpson (1998) ... (executive consultant)
- The Cartridge Family (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- Treehouse of Horror VIII (1997) ... (executive consultant - as Brad 'Nevermore' Bird)
- Lisa's Sax (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- The Principal and the Pauper (1997) ... (executive consultant)
  King of the Hill (TV Series) (executive consultant - 11 episodes, 1997) (executive assistant - 5 episodes, 1997)
- The Unbearable Blindness of Laying (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- Bobby Slam (1997) ... (executive assistant)
- The Company Man (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- The Son That Got Away (1997) ... (executive assistant)
- The Man Who Shot Cane Skretteburg (1997) ... (executive consultant)
 1994-1995 The Critic (TV Series) (executive consultant - 23 episodes)
- I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (1995) ... (executive consultant)
- Dukerella (1995) ... (executive consultant)
- Frankie and Ellie Get Lost (1995) ... (executive consultant)
- Sherman of Arabia (1995) ... (executive consultant)
- All the Duke's Men (1995) ... (executive consultant)
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Other Works:

Animated a Simpsons Butterfinger commercial featuring Krusty the Clown. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Baddaxe Bradley Bird | Bloody Bradley Bird | Brad 'Nevermore' Bird | Brad 'The Impaler' Bird | Brad to the Bone Bird

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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There is a contingent of the digital-effects community to whom that is the holy grail - to create photographically real humans. To me that is the dumbest goal that you could possibly have. What's wonderful about the medium of animation isn't recreating reality. It's distilling it. See more »

Trivia:

His favorite character on The Simpsons (1989) is Krusty The Klown. See more »

Trademark:

Most of his films are set in the 1950s or a retro time period See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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