Brad Bird

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Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor. He has directed the animated feature films The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, its sequel Incredibles 2, and Ratatouille as well as the live-action films Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Tomorrowland. Born in Kalispell, Montana, Bird developed a love for the art of animation at an early age and was mentored by Milt Kahl, one of Disney's reputed Nine Old Men. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brad Bird has received more than 3,262,561 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Brad Bird is the 665th most popular film director (up from 704th in 2019), the 4,295th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,538th in 2019) and the 172nd most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Brad Bird ranks 665 out of 1,580Before him are Claude Pinoteau, Claude Goretta, Karel Lamač, Tom Holland, Henning Carlsen, and Steven Knight. After him are Mario Salieri, Corey Yuen, Roger Donaldson, Maurice Tourneur, Michel Hazanavicius, and Andrew Blake.

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Among people born in 1957, Brad Bird ranks 119Before him are Rachel Ward, Simon Phillips, Kathy Najimy, Juan Luis Guerra, Yasuhiro Yamashita, and Marlon Jackson. After him are Mario Salieri, Nikos Galis, Jakob Nielsen, Achille Mbembe, Steve Davis, and Emmanuel Carrère.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brad Bird ranks 4,295 out of 15,968Before him are Kevin McCarthy (1914), E. G. Marshall (1914), Frank Sinatra Jr. (1944), Larry Hankin (1940), Chaka Khan (1953), and Augustine Washington (1694). After him are Robert Foxworth (1941), John Kitzmiller (1913), John Phillip Law (1937), Sienna Miller (1981), Albert Sidney Johnston (1803), and Kenneth Mars (1935).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Brad Bird ranks 172Before him are Bryan Singer (1965), Kevin Reynolds (1952), Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), Sean S. Cunningham (1941), Ted Post (1918), and Tom Holland (1943). After him are Andrew Blake (1947), Gordon Douglas (1907), W. S. Van Dyke (1889), David Zucker (1947), Stuart Rosenberg (1927), and Mitchell Leisen (1898).

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