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Brad Bird was born on September 24, 1957 in Kalispell, Montana, USA as Phillip Bradley Bird. He is known for his work on Ratatouille (2007), The Simpsons (1989) and The Incredibles (2004). He has been married to Elizabeth Canney since 1988. They have three children. See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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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)
- Lisa's Sax (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- The Principal and the Pauper (1997) ... (executive consultant)
 1997 King of the Hill (TV Series) (executive consultant - 3 episodes)
- The Unbearable Blindness of Laying (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- Hilloween (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- Keeping Up with Our Joneses (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:

Directed music video "Do the Bartman"

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Alternate Names:

Baddaxe Bradley Bird | Bloody Bradley Bird
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Personal Quote:

People think of animation only doing things where people are dancing around and doing a lot of histrionics, but animation is not a genre. And people keep saying, "The animation genre. It's not a genre! A Western is a genre! Animation is an art form, and it can do any genre. You know, it can do a detective film, a cowboy film, a horror film, an R-rated film or a kids' fairy tale. But it doesn't do... See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Corvallis High School (Corvallis, Oregon), 1975. See more »

Trademark:

Rarely using big stars, the voice actors in his films are often character actors or unprofessional and unknown voice talents See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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