More Brad Bird Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Brad Bird started his first animated film at age 11, finishing it at age 13. The film brought him to the attention of Walt Disney Studios where, at age 14, Bird was mentored by Milt Kahl, one of Disney's legendary animators known as the Nine Old Men. Bird eventually worked as an animator at Disney and at other studios.
Bird includes among his credits serving as executive consultant to the hit animated television series King of the Hill, The Simpsons and The Critic. He is also creator (writer, director and co-producer) of the Family Dog episode of Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories. In addition, Bird co-wrote the screenplay for the live-action feature *batteries not included.
Bio courtesy Warner Bros. (01-Jan-2000)