Craig McCracken Poster


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Overview (1)

Born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Craig McCracken has been interested in drawing and animation since the age of three. Some of his sources of inspiration are Japanese anime, Super Friends (1973), Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986) and Little Golden Books. After briefly considering a career as a comic book illustrator, McCracken studied animation at Cal Arts in LA (along with fellow classmate and Dexter's Laboratory (1996) creator Genndy Tartakovsky. His most famous creation, The Powerpuff Girls (1998), began life in a student film under the less-cutesy title, Whoopass Stew! (1992), it was quickly renamed The Powerpuff Girls (1998).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mike Konczewski

Spouse (2)

Lauren Faust (13 March 2004 - present) ( 1 child)
Lauren Faust (? - present)

Trade Mark (1)

Often collaberates with wife lauren faust.

Trivia (3)

He is a huge Beatles fan, which inspired the episode The Powerpuff Girls: Moral Decay/Meet the Beat-Alls (2001).
Frequently works with Genndy Tartakovsky.
Is a fan of Hayao Miyazaki's movies.

Personal Quotes (3)

Genndy Tartakovsky took a chance with [Samurai Jack (2001)] and said, "I want to do this type of storytelling with mostly visuals." It's one of the most beautiful and elegant cartoons I've ever seen.
[on the popularity of "The Powerpuff Girls" (1998)_] A friend of my mother's was on a trip in the Amazon and said she saw kids wearing Powerpuff shirts and it's just like. I had no idea it would ever get that huge.
Essentially The Powerpuff Girls (1998) is just a superhero show. You know? Good guys and bad guys.

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