Chris Reccardi

American cartoon director (1964-2019)

Christopher Reccardi (November 24, 1964 – May 2, 2019) was an American cartoon director, animator, storyboard artist and writer. He is best known for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show. He also worked on many other animated series including The Powerpuff Girls, Chowder, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Modifyers, Samurai Jack, Tiny Toon Adventures, Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Regular Show, Secret Mountain Fort Awesome and The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack.

Reccardi was born in New York City. He married his wife, Canadian animator Lynne Naylor, in 1994. He died of a heart attack in Ventura, California on May 2, 2019. He was 54.[1]


  1. Amidi, Amid (May 2, 2019). "Chris Reccardi, Leading Animation Industry Artist, Dies At 54". Cartoon Brew. Retrieved May 4, 2019.

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