More Conrad Vernon Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Shrek 2)Conrad Vernon makes his directorial debut with Shrek 2, in which he also reprises the role of the popular Gingerbread Man. He first did the voice of Gingy in Shrek, on which he also served as a storyboard artist and additional dialogue writer.
Vernon joined DreamWorks in 1996, and worked as a storyboard artist on PDI/DreamWorks' first computer-animated feature, Antz, as well as the traditionally animated comedy The Road to El Dorado.
Born in Lubbock, Texas, Vernon began his film career in 1991 on Cool World as an animator, effects animator, gag writer, layout artist and character designer. He went on to write and storyboard on Hanna-Barbera's 2 Stupid Dogs and Nickelodeon's Rocko's Modern Life.
In 1994, Vernon went to Film Roman where he was a storyboard artist on the popular animated television comedy The Simpsons. His other animation work includes directing for Itsy Bitsy Spider, writer and storyboard artist on The Ren & Stimpy Show, writer and storyboard artist on the television show Nightmare Ned, and storyboard artist on Harold and the Purple Crayon.
Bio courtesy DreamWorks for "Shrek 2" (10-Jun-2004)