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Bill Plympton


Bill Plympton was born on April 30, 1946 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is known for his work on Idiots and Angels (2008), Your Face (1987) and I Married a Strange Person! (1997). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Idiots and Angels
(2008)
Your Face
Your Face Director
(1987)
Cheatin'
Cheatin' Director
(2013)

Filmography

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 2015 The Loneliest Stoplight (Short)
 2014 ABCs of Death 2 (segment "H is for Head Games")
 2014 The Prophet (segment director)
 2014 Footprints (Short)
 2013 Cheatin'
 2013 Drunker Than a Skunk (Short)
 2012 Tiffany: Death on the Runway (TV Movie)
 2012 Waiting for Her Sailor (Short)
 2012 Summer Bummer (Short)
 2011 Guard Dog Global Jam (Short)
 2009 Horn Dog (Short)
 2008 Santa, the Fascist Years (Short)
 2008 Hot Dog (Short)
 2007 Shuteye Hotel (Short)
 2007 Random! Cartoons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Gary Guitar (2007)
 2006 Al TV (TV Movie) (segment "Don't Download This Song")
 2006 Straight Outta Lynwood (Video) (segment "Don't Download This Song")
 2006 Guide Dog (Short)
 2005 Spiral (Short) (as W.P. Murton)
 2005 The Fan and the Flower (Short)
 2004 Guard Dog (Short)
 2004 Hair High
 2003 Parking (Short)
 2001 12 Tiny Christmas Tales (TV Movie)
 2001 Eat (Short)
 2001 Mutant Aliens
 2000 Surprise Cinema (Short)
 1999 More Sex and Violence (Short)
 1998 Cartoon Sushi (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1998) ... (segment "Sex & Violence")
- Here Comes the Pun (1998) ... (segment "Sex & Violence")
- Episode #1.7 (1998) ... (segment "Sex & Violence")
 1997 Walt Curtis: The Peckerneck Poet (Documentary)
 1997 Boney D (Short)
 1997 Sex and Violence (Short)
 1996 Smell the Flowers (Short)
 1994 J. Lyle
 1994 Nose Hair (Short)
 1994 Faded Roads (Short)
 1993 Draw (Short)
 1992 The Tune
 1992 Toon-O-Rama (TV Movie)
 1991 Push Comes to Shove (Short) (as Bill Plimpton)
 1991 Plymptoons (Short)
 1991 The Wiseman (Short)
 1991 Animania (TV Series) (segment ": "Enemies")
 1990 Dig My Do (Short)
 1990 Tango Schmango (Short)
 1989 25 Ways to Quit Smoking (Short)
 1989 Animated Self-Portraits (Short)
 1989 245 Days (Short) (animation director)
 1988 One of Those Days (Short)
 1988 How to Kiss (Short)
 1988/II Self Portrait (Short)
 1987 Your Face (Short)
 1987 Love in the Fast Lane (Short)
 1985 Boomtown (Short)
 1985 Drawing Lesson #2 (Short)
 1977 Lucas, the Ear of Corn (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed music video for Kanye West featuring Adam Levine: "Heard 'Em Say," 2005. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

W.P. Murton | Bill Plimpton

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Chaplin did "The Great Dictator" and Mel Brooks did "The Producers" so it's nothing new to make fun of Hitler, but we'll see what happens. I got my fingers crossed that I don't get assassinated. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down a 7-figure offer from The Walt Disney Company to animate Aladdin (1992) because any ideas he developed while under contract with them would become their intellectual property.

Trademark:

Many of the male characters in his cartoons are self-portraits

Star Sign:

Taurus

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