Kelly Ward is an actor, writer, director, and producer. He co-starred with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in Grease (1978), and with Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill in The Big Red One (1980). He co-wrote the animated feature Once Upon A Forest (1993), and both co-wrote and co-produced All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (1996). He's been a show-runner on several animated series, and a dialogue director on dozens of others. His varied career includes executive stints at two major studios, and a long affiliation with the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts as an adjunct assistant professor.