Earl Kress began his comic book career relatively recently, after spending 20 years writing animation for TV and Movies. His first credit in a comic was for a story that was adapted from his script for the "Back To The Future" animated series. After that, he started writing Hanna-Barbera titles for Harvey, then Archie Comics. These included The Jetsons, The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Top Cat, Magilla Gorilla and the first (and only) Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel crossover. He has also written The Simpsons and Bart Simpson for Bongo Comics. He currently writes Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo! for DC. His experience also includes television work for Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, Tiny Toon Adventures and more. He was nominated for 6 daytime Emmy Awards and won in 1999 and 2000 for his work on Pinky and the Brain. His recent credits include "Disney's Kim Possible", "Hornswiggle" (a brand-new short for Nickelodeon), "Tom and Jerry Tales" and "Monster Allergy", the latter two titles will be premiering in the fall on Kid's WB.
Date of Birth:
August 22, 1951
Date of death:
September 19, 2011Website: http://www.mynameisearlkress.com/ Favorite Creators:
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2000 Emmy Award "Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain"
1999 Emmy Award "Pinky and the Brain"
1999 Prism Award "Pinky and the Brain"
1998 Annie Award "Pinky and the Brain"
6 Emmy Nominations (3 for "Pinky and the Brain", 2 for "Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain", 1 for "Animaniacs"), 3 Annie Nominations
2000 "Little Go Beep" won top honors, the Gold Special Jury Award, in the Short Subject/Film and Video Category at the Worldfest Houston International Film Festival