Kirk Tingblad (born circa 1961) was active in animation from 1987 to 2019. During his over thirty year career, he worked on three films and multiple television series. On The Mighty B!, he served as storyboard artist for the season 2 episode "Tour D'Alcatraz."
Tingblad was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Prior to his animation career, he studied at the Joe Kubert School for a semester before transferring to the University of Minnesota, studying graphic design.
He directed editorial cartoons for the Dayton Daily News, which were televised on The Today Show. At Warner Bros., Tingblad directed episodes of Pinky and the Brain. He served as an animation director on Timon & Pumbaa.
Tingblad became director of Johnny Bravo starting in its second season. During the 2010s, he was a timing director on Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated and The Looney Tunes Show. Following work as a sheet timer on The Loud House, Tingblad retired after working in animation for over thirty years.
|1987||The Chipmunk Adventure||animator|
|1990||The Nutcracker Prince||additional animator|
|1996||Space Jam||character layout artist/storyboard artist|
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