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Tennessee Reid Norton


It all started when Tennessee's father Ferris Wendel Norton Jr. brought the 8mm Bell & Howell camera with the single frame "Animation" button home. By his teens Tennessee had created films staring fighting action figures, pixalated relatives, and superhero neighborhood kids. His first animations were self taught using Kit Laybourne's The Animation ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas Animation Department
(1993)
Robot Chicken
Robot Chicken Animation Department
(2006-2016)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II
(2008)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Animation Department
(2007)

Filmography

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 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series) (head of character fabrication - 1 episode)
- The Fabulous Faker Boy (2013) ... (head of character fabrication: Robot Chicken couch gag)
 2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (TV Movie) (animator)
 2010 Mary Shelley's Frankenhole (TV Series) (animator - 10 episodes)
- Mother to Be-Sa (2010) ... (animator)
- Humanitas (2010) ... (animator)
- LBJFK (2010) ... (animator)
- Hunger of the Vampire (2010) ... (animator)
- Ronny Ron Ronald (2010) ... (animator)
  Titan Maximum (TV Series) (animator - 8 episodes, 2009) (character animator - 1 episode, 2009)
- One Billion Dead Grandparents (2009) ... (animator)
- Mercury Falling (2009) ... (animator)
- Megamum Overdrive (2009) ... (animator)
- Dirty Lansbury (2009) ... (animator)
- To Eris, Human (2009) ... (animator)
 2006-2009 Robot Chicken (TV Series) (animator - 45 episodes)
- Especially the Animal Keith Crofford (2009) ... (animator)
- Please Do Not Notify Our Contractors (2009) ... (animator)
- Cannot Be Erased, So Sorry (2009) ... (animator)
- Due to Constraints of Time and Budget (2009) ... (animator)
- President Hu Forbids It (2009) ... (animator)
 2008 Moral Orel (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Honor (2008) ... (animator)
- Nesting (2008) ... (animator)
- Sacrifice (2008) ... (animator)
- Sundays (2008) ... (animator)
- Closeface (2008) ... (animator)
 2008 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (TV Short) (character animator) / (character fabricator)
 2007 Robot Chicken: Star Wars (TV Short) (animator)
 2005 Disaster! (animator)
 2001 Gary & Mike (TV Series) (lead animator - 3 episodes)
- Corn Dog Ugly (2001) ... (lead animator)
- The Scene (2001) ... (lead animator)
- Cult Status (2001) ... (lead animator)
 1999-2000 The PJs (TV Series) (animator - 13 episodes)
- Smokey the Squatter (2000) ... (animator)
- Haiti and the Tramp (2000) ... (animator)
- The Postman's Always Shot Twice (2000) ... (animator)
- Haiti Sings the Blues (1999) ... (animator)
- House Potty (1999) ... (animator)
 1997 The Online Adventures of Ozzie the Elf (TV Short) (animator)
 1994-1995 Bump in the Night (TV Series) (animator - 24 episodes)
- It Came from the Closet (1995) ... (animator)
- Comfort Schmumfort (1995) ... (animator)
- Bump and Roll (1995) ... (animator)
- Water Way to Go/Cold Turkey (1995) ... (animator)
- Neat and Clean/Nothing But the Tooth (1995) ... (animator)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (character fabricator - as Timothy Reid Norton)
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Show Show Writer (3 credits)
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
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Alternate Names:

T. Reed Norton | T. Reid Norton | Timothy Reid Norton
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Trivia:

As a young child he had a heavy southern accent and a slight lisp, so when asked his name he was unable to pronounce 'Timothy' and instead said 'Tennessee', adults found this charming and subsequently the name stuck.

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