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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 & 29 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Incredibles
(2004)
Ratatouille
Ratatouille Writer
(2007)
The Iron Giant
(1999)
Incredibles 2
Incredibles 2 Writer
(2018)

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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)
 2008 WALL·E (senior creative team: Pixar)
 2005 Mr. Incredible and Pals (Video short) (dialogue director: commentary)
  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 - 11 episodes, 1997) (executive assistant - 5 episodes, 1997)
- The Unbearable Blindness of Laying (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- Bobby Slam (1997) ... (executive assistant)
- The Company Man (1997) ... (executive consultant)
- The Son That Got Away (1997) ... (executive assistant)
- The Man Who Shot Cane Skretteburg (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 | Brad 'Nevermore' Bird | Brad 'The Impaler' Bird | Brad to the Bone Bird

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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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:

2007 - Ranked #23 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood. 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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