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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 & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ratatouille
Ratatouille Writer
(2007)
The Incredibles
(2004)
The Simpsons
The Simpsons Miscellaneous Crew
(1989-1998)
Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland Writer
(2015)

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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)
  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 - 10 episodes, 1997) (executive assistant - 1 episode, 1997)
- The Unbearable Blindness of Laying (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- The Company Man (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- Hilloween (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- Texas City Twister (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- How to Fire a Rifle Without Really Trying (1997) ... (executive assistant)
 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:

Directed music video "Do the Bartman"

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Baddaxe Bradley Bird | Bloody Bradley Bird | Brad 'Nevermore' Bird | Brad 'The Impaler' Bird
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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:

Has been referred to by some as the modern-day Walt Disney. See more »

Trademark:

Sometimes includes Frank Thomas & Ollie Johnston making an animated cameo in his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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