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Conrad Vernon

Conrad Vernon made his feature film directorial debut in 2004 with the Oscar-nominated Shrek 2, which went on to become the highest grossing animated film of all time. In addition, Vernon reprised his role as the voice of the Gingerbread Man in the comedy hit Shrek the Third, a character he voiced in all three Shrek films, and voiced the chimp Mason in the hit Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and the original Madagascar. He previously served as a storyboard artist and additional dialogue writer on Shrek.

Vernon joined DreamWorks in 1996, and worked as a storyboard artist on PDI/DreamWorks' first computer-animated feature film, Antz, as well as the traditionally animated comedy The Road to El Dorado.

Prior to joining DreamWorks, Vernon served as a storyboard artist at Film Roman on the popular animated television comedy The Simpsons. Vernon's other animation work includes directing for Itsy Bitsy Spider, writer and storyboard artist on The Ren & Stimpy Show, and writing and storyboarding on Hanna-Barbera's 2 Stupid Dogs and Nickelodeon's Rocko's Modern Life. He began his film career in 1991 on Cool World as an animator, effects animator, gag writer, layout artist and character designer.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.
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Conrad Vernon Facts

OccupationDirector, Animator, Screenwriter
BirthdayJuly 11, 1968 (53)
BirthplaceLubbock, Texas, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.