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Eric Darnell was born on August 21, 1961 in Prairie Village, Kansas, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Madagascar (2005), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and Baba Yaga (2020). See full bio »

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Madagascar Writer
(2005)
Baba Yaga Writer
(2020)
Antz Director
(1998)

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 2020 Baba Yaga (Short)
 2019 Bonfire (Short)
 2018 Crow: The Legend (Short)
 2014-2017 All Hail King Julien (TV Series short) (based on characters created by: from the DreamWorks Animation movie "Madagascar" - 65 episodes)
- The End Is Near (2017) ... (based on characters created by: from the DreamWorks Animation movie "Madagascar")
- The End Is Here (2017) ... (based on characters created by: from the DreamWorks Animation movie "Madagascar")
- Lord of the Fruit Flies (2017) ... (based on characters created by: from the DreamWorks Animation movie "Madagascar")
- King Julien Is Watching You (2017) ... (based on characters created by: from the DreamWorks Animation movie "Madagascar")
- Karl-Mageddon (2017) ... (based on characters created by: from the DreamWorks Animation movie "Madagascar")
 2017 All Hail King Julien: Exiled (TV Series short) (created by - 13 episodes)
- The Day Before Tomorrow (2017) ... (creator)
- The Day After Yesterday (2017) ... (creator)
- From Whom the Bell Gods Toll (2017) ... (creator)
- I Am Fartacus (2017) ... (creator)
 2017 Asteroids! (Short)
 2016 Invasion! (Short)
  The Penguins of Madagascar (TV Series short) (based on the characters created by: from the feature film "Madagascar" - 94 episodes, 2008 - 2015) (creator - 17 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (based on characters created by - 4 episodes, 2008 - 2009)
- Night of the Vesuviuses (2015) ... (based on the characters created by: from the feature film "Madagascar")
- Best Foes/Night of the Vesuviuses (2015) ... (based on the characters created by: from the feature film "Madagascar")
- The Penguin Who Loved Me (2015) ... (based on the characters created by: from the feature film "Madagascar")
- Operation: Lunacorn Apocalypse (2015) ... (based on the characters created by: from the feature film "Madagascar")
- Tunnel of Love (2015) ... (based on the characters created by: from the feature film "Madagascar")
 2013 Madly Madagascar (Video short) (based on the characters created by - uncredited)
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (screenplay by)
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short) (characters - uncredited) / (written by)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (written by)
 2005 The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper (Short) (based on the characters created by - uncredited)
 2005 Madagascar (written by)
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Other Works:

Directed R.E.M. music video "Get Up" (1989).

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Eric Darnell is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, songwriter and occasional voice actor. He's most famous for co-creating the Madagascar series along with partner, Tom McGrath. He also directed Antz with Tim Johnson.

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