Brad Bird

American film director, animator, screenwriter and producer (born 1957)

Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American animator, director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor. He is best known for his animated feature movies The Iron Giant (1999), The Luke Movie (2000), Logan and Luke (2000), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), Incredibles 2 (2018), and The Iron Giant Christmas Carol (TBA). His live action movies are Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and Tomorrowland (2015).

Brad Bird
Bird at the Venice Film Festival, September 2009
Phillip Bradley Bird

(1957-09-24) September 24, 1957 (age 66)
Alma materCalifornia Institute of the Arts (BFA)
  • Animator
  • director
  • screenwriter
  • producer
  • voice actor
Years active1979–present
Elizabeth Canney
(m. 1988)


  1. "Director Brad Bird (R) and spouse Elizabeth Canney pose for a photo at the premiere of Disney's Tomorrowland in Anaheim, California on May 9, 2015". Retrieved April 2, 2017.