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Bruce Timm


Bruce Timm was born on February 5, 1961 in Oklahoma, USA as Bruce Walter Timm. He is known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000) and Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Batman: The Animated Series
Batman: The Animated Series Animation Department
(1992-1995)
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Animation Department
(2000)
Superman/Doomsday
(2007)
Batman Beyond
Batman Beyond Animation Department
(1999-2001)

Filmography

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 2015 Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (background designer - 1 episode)
- Twisted (2015) ... (background designer)
  Duck Dodgers (TV Series) (background designer - 1 episode, 2005) (character designer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Diva Delivery/Castle High (2005) ... (background designer - as Bruce W. Timm) / (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 2004 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (character designer - 3 episodes)
- Hawk and Dove (2004) ... (character designer)
- For the Man Who Has Everything (2004) ... (character designer)
- Initiation (2004) ... (character designer)
 2001-2004 Justice League (TV Series) (character designer - 17 episodes)
- Starcrossed: Part III (2004) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Starcrossed: Part II (2004) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Starcrossed (2004) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Wild Cards: Part II (2003) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Wild Cards (2003) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1999-2001 Batman Beyond (TV Series) (character designer - 52 episodes)
- Unmasked (2001) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Countdown (2001) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- The Curse of the Kobra: Part 2 (2001) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- The Curse of the Kobra: Part 1 (2001) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Betrayal (2000) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 2000 Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Video) (character designer)
  Superman (TV Series) (character designer - 41 episodes, 1996 - 2000) (character and prop designer - 9 episodes, 1997 - 1999)
- Legacy: Part II (2000) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Legacy (2000) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- The Demon Reborn (1999) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Unity (1999) ... (character and prop designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- A Fish Story (1999) ... (character and prop designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1997-1999 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series) (character designer - 6 episodes)
- Mad Love (1999) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Double Talk (1997) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- You Scratch My Back (1997) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Cold Comfort (1997) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Sins of the Father (1997) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie) (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1998 Histeria! (TV Series) (character designer - 1 episode)
- Inventors Hall of Fame: Part 1 (1998) ... (character designer - uncredited)
 1997 The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (TV Movie) (character and prop designer)
 1995 Animaniacs (TV Series) (model designer - 1 episode)
 1995 Freakazoid! (TV Series) (character designer - 3 episodes)
- Candle Jack/Toby Danger in Doomsday Bet/The Lobe (1995) ... (character designer)
- Five Day Forecast/Dance of Doom/Hand Man (1995) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1992-1995 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (character designer - 83 episodes)
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1995) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- A Bullet for Bullock (1995) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Catwalk (1995) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Showdown (1995) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
- The Terrible Trio (1995) ... (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (character designer - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (Video) (character designer)
 1991 Dragon's Lair II: Timewarp (Video Game) (assistant animator - uncredited)
  Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (model designer - 14 episodes, 1990 - 1991) (key background designer - 2 episodes, 1990 - 1991)
- Tiny Toon Music Television (1991) ... (key background designer) / (model designer)
- Mr. Popular's Rules of Cool! (1990) ... (model designer)
- Inside Plucky Duck (1990) ... (model designer)
- Animaniacs! (1990) ... (model designer)
- A Ditch in Time (1990) ... (model designer)
 1988 The Real Ghostbusters (TV Series) (character designer - 8 episodes)
- The Brooklyn Triangle (1988) ... (character designer)
- Follow That Hearse (1988) ... (character designer)
- Short Stuff (1988) ... (character designer)
- Robo-Buster (1988) ... (character designer)
- Standing Room Only (1988) ... (character designer)
 1988 Beany and Cecil (TV Series) (layout artist - 5 episodes)
- The Courtship of Cecilia (1988) ... (layout artist)
- Cecil Meets Clambo/The Golden Menu (1988) ... (layout artist)
- The Bad Guy Flu!/D.J.'s Disappearing Act (1988) ... (layout artist)
- The Framed Freep (1988) ... (layout artist)
  Mighty Mouse, the New Adventures (TV Series) (layout artist - 10 episodes, 1987) (layout supervisor - 7 episodes, 1987) (background designer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Heroes and Zeroes/Stress for Success (1987) ... (layout artist) / (layout supervisor)
- Mighty's Benefit Plan/See You in the Funny Papers (1987) ... (layout artist) / (layout supervisor)
- The Ice Goose Cometh/Pirates with Dirty Faces (1987) ... (layout artist) / (layout supervisor)
- Aqua-Guppy/Animation Concerto (1987) ... (layout artist) / (layout supervisor)
- All You Need Is Glove/It's Scrappy's Birthday (1987) ... (layout artist) / (layout supervisor)
 1985 G.I. Joe (TV Series) (model designer - 55 episodes)
- There's No Place Like Springfield: Part 2 (1985) ... (model designer)
- There's No Place Like Springfield: Part 1 (1985) ... (model designer)
- Skeletons in the Closet (1985) ... (model designer)
- The Great Alaskan Land Rush (1985) ... (model designer)
- Cold Slither (1985) ... (model designer)
 1985 She-Ra: Princess of Power (TV Series) (character designer - 65 episodes)
- The Greatest Magic (1985) ... (character designer)
- Wild Child (1985) ... (character designer)
- Flowers for Hordak (1985) ... (character designer)
- Magicats (1985) ... (character designer)
- Darksmoke and Fire (1985) ... (character designer)
 1984 Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats (TV Series) (character design clean-up - 1984, uncredited)
 1983 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (TV Series) (layout artist - 65 episodes)
- The Heart of a Giant (1983) ... (layout artist)
- Golden Disks of Knowledge (1983) ... (layout artist)
- The Once and Future Duke (1983) ... (layout artist)
- Search for the VHO (1983) ... (layout artist)
- Evilseed (1983) ... (layout artist)
 1983 Space Ace (Video Game) (assistant animator - uncredited)
 1982 The Secret of NIMH (assistant animator - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1981 Blackstar (TV Series) (layout artist - 13 episodes)
- The Zombie Masters (1981) ... (layout artist - as Bruce W. Timm)
- The Crown of the Sorceress (1981) ... (layout artist - as Bruce W. Timm)
- The Overlord's Big Spell (1981) ... (layout artist - as Bruce W. Timm)
- The Air Whales of Anchar (1981) ... (layout artist - as Bruce W. Timm)
- Tree of Evil (1981) ... (layout artist - as Bruce W. Timm)
 1981 The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam! (TV Series) (layout artist - 1981)
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Show Show Director (10 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Illustrated the award-winning fan-favorite 1994 graphic novel (read: comic book) "Mad Love", written by Paul Dini.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Timm Bruce | Bruce W. Timm
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Personal Quote:

[Talking about the fights he and the staff of Batman: The Animated Series (1992) had with censors]: "We were just like 'Look, we're not trying to destroy the boys of America, we just want to make a good show'".

Trivia:

Said that Superman (1996) was originally supposed to have a unique opening sequence similar to the one from Batman: The Animated Series (1992), but the animation team ran out of time to finish it before having to put the show on the air, so a montage of Superman performing heroic acts was put together from clips from the series episodes. Part of the abandoned opening sequence can be seen in the ... See more »

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