Tom McGrath

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Age: 49
Birthplace: Lynnwood, Washington, USA

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Thomas "Tom" McGrath (born August 7, 1965) is an American voice actor and animator who co-directed (with Eric Darnell) the 2005 feature Madagascar and its sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa in 2008. He has also worked as a voice actor on other DreamWorks animated features like Flushed Away in 2006 and Shrek the Third in 2007. He also stepped in on Flushed Away to help make improvements prior to its release.

McGrath's experience in both television and feature animation includes work as an animator on Ralph Bakshi's film Cool World (starring Brad Pitt), storyboard artist and director for the popular series The Ren and Stimpy Show, animator on the Joe Pytka-directed Space Jam (starring Michael Jordan), and storyboard artist on the live-action film Cats & Dogs and worked as storyboard artist and concept artist/prop and set designer for How the Grinch Stole Christmas (directed by Ron Howard).

McGrath made his film directing debut as the co-director and co-writer of Madagascar where he also created the memorable squad of penguin characters and voiced their leader, Skipper. He also reprised his role as Skipper and co-directed and co-wrote the sequel, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. He worked on The Penguins of Madagascar, a Madagascar spin-off TV series, as the voice of Skipper, and directed the DreamWorks animated feature Megamind (starring Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey and David Cross), released in November 2010.

McGrath was raised in Lynnwood, Washington.

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Movie Character Year
Gmbj4nvsxpdquq6sxoayzeokvcj The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper Skipper 2005
9mohxwknshcwfbsaahoqxwfv5zn Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Skipper / Lemur (voice) 2008
8x0wrdcfqdc2eoxje6ic34wxze8 Monsters vs Aliens Wilson (voice) 2009
62ak3keywbad5jglvonzdxcob2n The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation DVD Premiere Skipper 2010
5yukwv5vnicovc3barnyfzlj9ay The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Penguins Patrol Skipper 2011
Tkvbu9bwuihv4moc3bzutfzkt8t Puss in Boots Bar Thief (voice) 2011
Btr1z0evopic52zq10in94ob4hk The Penguins Of Madagascar: Operation Antarctica Skipper 2012