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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 all movies are an illusion, whether they are live action or animation. And I think the best special effect that people don't pay enough attention to is caring about the characters who are going through the set pieces. If you can be invested in the characters that you are putting in danger, then you can amp up the pressure, and it really means something because people are rooting for them ... See more »

Trivia:

His oldest son is Michael Bird, who provided the voice of Tony Rydinger in The Incredibles (2004). 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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