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Biographical information
Full name

Anthony Ellis Craig


December 26, 1974


New Mexico

Career information

• Director
• Producer
• Writer




The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa

Anthony Ellis "Tony" Craig is a director, producer, and writer. He served as an executive producer and director on the television series The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa.


Craig studied art at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and the California Institute of the Arts. He has worked as an artist in the animation industry for 23 years on shows ranging from Tiny Toon Adventures and Animaniacs at Warner Brothers, to serving as executive producer/director on The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Mickey Mouse Works, House of Mouse, Lilo and Stitch: The Series, two video sequels to Lilo & Stitch, and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, before moving to North Carolina and devoting more time to his own artwork.

Craig still freelances on many current animation projects, including The Looney Tunes Show and Curious George. His latest animation assignments are on Exchange Student Zero and Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!. Along the way, Craig worked with such greats as Chuck Jones, Gene Kelly, Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera, and Roy E. Disney.

Craig currently works at Paramount Animation, where he storyboarded of the upcoming The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.


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