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Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer, and occasional voice actor, who is best known for directing and writing the 1999 Warner Brothers sci-fi animated film, The Iron Giant, as well as working as an executive consultant on the popular Fox animated sitcom The Simpsons from 1989 to 1998.

For Disney, he directed Pixar's The Incredibles (2004), its 2018 sequel, and Ratatouille (2007). He also voiced Edna Mode in The Incredibles and Incredibles 2 and the Ambrister Minion in Ratatouille. Additionally, he directed the 2015 sci-fi film, Tomorrowland.

Bird is also the father of actors Michael and Nicholas Bird.

Disney/Pixar Roles


Feature Film Filmography

Year Film Position Subsidiary
1981 The Fox and the Hound Animator: Dinky and Boomer (uncredited) Walt Disney Animation Studios
1985 The Black Cauldron Animator (uncredited)
2004 The Incredibles Writer/Director/Voice Actor (Edna Mode) Pixar
2007 Ratatouille Screenwriter/Director/Voice Actor (Ambrister Minion)
2009 Up Senior Creative Team
2010 Toy Story 3
2012 Brave
2013 Monsters University
2015 Tomorrowland Director/Screenplay/Producer Walt Disney Pictures
Inside Out Senior Creative Team Pixar
2016 Zootopia Special Thanks Walt Disney Animation Studios
2017 Cars 3 Pixar
2018 Incredibles 2 Writer/Director/Voice Actor (Edna Mode)
2019 Frozen II Special Thanks Walt Disney Animation Studios

Animated Shorts Filmography

Year Film Position Subsidiary
1978 The Small One Assistant Animator Walt Disney Animation Studios
1983 Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore Animator Walt Disney Animation Studios
2005 Jack-Jack Attack Director Pixar
Mr. Incredible and Pals Commentary Edition/Executive Producer
One Man Band Executive Producer
2007 Your Friend the Rat
2009 Partly Cloudy Special Thanks
2013 Toy Story of Terror!

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In The Past
Glenn McQueenDaniel GersonJohn KahrsJoe RanftJustin WrightDan LeeLee UnkrichJohn LasseterRob Gibbs
Brain Trust Directors
Andrew StantonBrad Bird
Angus MacLanePeter SohnSanjay PatelDan ScanlonRonnie del CarmenMark AndrewsBrenda ChapmanSteve PurcellBrian FeeEnrico CasarosaDomee Shi
Jonas RiveraDarla K. AndersonKori RaeKatherine Sarafian
Chief Creative Officer
Pete Docter
Associated Figures
Bob IgerEd CatmullSteve JobsGeorge LucasBob Chapek
Signature Voice Actors
John RatzenbergerBob PetersonJosh CooleyJerome RanftFrank WelkerBill FarmerJeff Pidgeon
Signature Musicians
Randy NewmanMichael GiacchinoThomas NewmanMychael DannaJeff DannaChris StapletonTrent ReznorAtticus Ross
Toy StoryA Bug's LifeToy Story 2Monsters, Inc.Finding NemoThe IncrediblesCarsRatatouilleWALL-EUpToy Story 3Cars 2BraveMonsters UniversityInside OutThe Good DinosaurFinding DoryCars 3CocoIncredibles 2Toy Story 4OnwardSoulLucaTurning RedLightyear
Television series
Buzz Lightyear of Star CommandMonsters at WorkCars on the Road