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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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Jurassic World
Sun, Aug 01 2:30 PM PDT on FX (043)
The Simpsons
Like Father, Like Clown (S3, Ep6)
Mon, Aug 02 9:00 PM PDT on FXX (109)

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

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 2020/I Loop (Short) (story trust)
 2019 Toy Story 4 (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2018 Incredibles 2 (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2017/I Coco (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2017 Cars 3 (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2016 Finding Dory (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2015 The Good Dinosaur (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2015/I Inside Out (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2013 Monsters University (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2012 Brave (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2011 Cars 2 (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)
 2003 The Simpsons Christmas (Video) (executive consultant - segment "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire", & "Mr. Plow")
  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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Personal Quote:

I think there's a tendency [among some animators] to wink at the audience so much that you feel that you're above the world that you're presenting-like the filmmaker doesn't really believe in the world that he's putting on screen. And there's a safety in that, because if you try to make the audience feel something besides comedy, like if you try to make them feel moved, you risk looking really ... See more »

Trivia:

Believes animation not to be a genre, but instead an art form. See more »

Trademark:

Use of the letter/number sequence A113, his classroom number at Cal Arts See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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