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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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 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 - 2 episodes)
- 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"

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Baddaxe Bradley Bird | Bloody Bradley Bird

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Personal Quote:

Well, I like superheroes, but I'm not one of those guys who knows what issue 437 is of "Whatever." And I think people assume that because The Incredibles is about superheroes, that I know all that stuff. I kind of got it second-hand, from the movies. I'm happy to hear from anybody that does know that stuff, but I'm fairly oblivious to that really large volume of comic book lore that's been ... See more »


Trained as a Disney animator. See more »


Most of his films are set in a 1950s or a retro time period See more »

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