James Purdum was born on April 16, 1971 in Burbank, California, USA as James Edward Purdum. He is known for his work on Futurama (1999), Family Guy (1999) and Cadillacs and Dinosaurs: The Second Cataclysm (1994). See full bio »

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Known For

Futurama Director
(1999-2003)
Family Guy Director
(2005-2020)
Drawn Together Director
(2004)

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  Family Guy (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2005 - 2012) (supervising director - 219 episodes, 2006 - 2020)
- Holly Bibble (2020) ... (supervising director)
- Better Off Meg (2020) ... (supervising director)
- Christmas Is Coming (2019) ... (supervising director)
- Shanksgiving (2019) ... (supervising director)
- Disney's The Reboot (2019) ... (supervising director)
 2007 Family Guy 100th Episode Special (TV Movie) (supervising director)
 2004 Drawn Together (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Gay Bash (2004)
 2001-2003 Futurama (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Bend Her (2003)
- I Dated a Robot (2001)
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  The Simpsons (TV Series) (character layout artist - 34 episodes, 1994 - 2004) (additional timer - 1 episode, 2004)
- She Used to Be My Girl (2004) ... (character layout artist)
- All's Fair in Oven War (2004) ... (character layout artist)
- Simple Simpson (2004) ... (character layout artist)
- My Big Fat Geek Wedding (2004) ... (additional timer) / (character layout artist)
- Diatribe of a Mad Housewife (2004) ... (character layout artist)
 1999-2000 Futurama (TV Series) (animation timer - 3 episodes)
- Bender Gets Made (2000) ... (animation timer)
- Xmas Story (1999) ... (animation timer)
- A Head in the Polls (1999) ... (animation timer)
 1994 Cadillacs and Dinosaurs: The Second Cataclysm (Video Game) (animator)
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 1998-2003 The Simpsons (TV Series) (assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Old Yeller-Belly (2003) ... (assistant director)
- Special Edna (2003) ... (assistant director)
- Maximum Homerdrive (1999) ... (assistant director)
- Viva Ned Flanders (1999) ... (assistant director)
- The Trouble with Trillions (1998) ... (assistant director)
 1999-2000 Futurama (TV Series) (assistant director - 3 episodes)
- The Cryonic Woman (2000) ... (assistant director)
- How Hermes Requisitioned His Groove Back (2000) ... (assistant director)
- I Second That Emotion (1999) ... (assistant director)
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 2005-2014 Family Guy (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)
- The Simpsons Guy (2014) ... (storyboard artist)
- Blind Ambition (2005) ... (storyboard artist)
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 2006 A Director's Life: Debunking the Myth (Video short)
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