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Michael Patrick "Mike" Bell[1] works as a writer, storyboard artist, director and voice actor in the animation industry.

On The Mighty B!, Bell wrote two episodes and voiced various minor characters in them. He is not to be confused with prolific voice actor Michael Bell.

Career

In childhood, Bell was interested in comic books and wanted to be an artist for the genre, inspired by Jack Kirby.[1] However, by his teenage years, Mike instead sought to enter the animation industry, citing Jay Ward as an influence.[1]

He studied at the California Institute of the Arts.[2] Bell frequently plays Santa Claus in animated productions, including Oh Yeah! Cartoons, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Powerpuff Girls and The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show. In 2013, he voiced White Shadow in Turbo, a role he reprised in the series Turbo FAST.

As a writer, he penned episodes of My Life as a Teenage Robot, The Fairly OddParents, Ape Escape and Sanjay and Craig. Bell has storyboarded for Class of 3000, Neighbors from Hell, Chowder and Mickey Mouse.

Bell has worked behind the scenes on the films The Tigger Movie, Puss in Boots and The Croods.

Writing credits

Season 1
Episode no. Title Notes
119a "Macro Mayhem" Written solo
Season 2
202a "What's the Frequency Bessie?" Written solo

Voice credits

Season 1
Episode no. Title Role(s)
119a "Macro Mayhem" Santa, Homeless Guy, Maitre'D
Season 2
202a "What's the Frequency Bessie?" Conductor, Fancy Usher

Filmography

Year Title Role
1999 The Miracle Maker key animator
2000 The Tigger Movie additional animator
2004 Surviving Christmas Actor (Christmas Present)
2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Actor (Fisherman)
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 Actor (Gorilla guard #1)
2011 Puss in Boots storyboard artist
2013 The Croods additional story artist
2013 Turbo Actor (White Shadow)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 A Brief Exchange With Michael Patrick Bell. February 14, 2014. Geocities. Retrieved June 15, 2021.
  2. DesRocher, Bailee (December 29, 2008). Meet Mike Bell. Frederator. Retrieved November 3, 2020.
Voice Actors
Series regulars Amy PoehlerAndy RichterJessica DiCiccoDee Bradley BakerDannah FeinglassGrey DeLisle
Recurring Matt BesserJohn Ross BowieMegan CavanaghJessica ChaffinRob CorddryNiecy NashRob PaulsenKevin Michael RichardsonHal RudnickJustin SteinJill TalleyKenan ThompsonSarah ThyreKeone Young
Guest stars Pamela AdlonWill ArnettMike BellPaul ButcherJamie DenboMathias DoughertyZachary GordonJackée HarryArtie LangeDanny MannDonald NewhouseMike O'MalleySuze OrmanBrian PosehnMaya RudolphDan SchneiderAudrey WasilewskiKen Wilson
Crew Members
Creators Amy PoehlerCynthia TrueErik Wiese
Directors Alex KirwanLarry LeichliterEddie TriguerosErik WieseBill Wray
Writers Mike BellWill BersonJohn Ross BowieJessica ChaffinNicholas CofrancescoJamie DenboDannah FeinglassJessica GaoBrendan HayDani MichaeliJulia MirandaRichard PurselAmanda SitkoKristine SongcoCynthia TrueErik Wiese
Storyboard Artists Ray AngrumEd BakerKen BoyerSherm CohenMark ColangeloLouie del CarmenDavid GemmillFred GonzalesChris GrahamIan GrahamSunil HallKirk HansonChuck KleinSteve LeCouilliardFrank MolieriMike MullenLynne NaylorJustin NicholsAaron PaetzHowie PerryBernie PettersonPiero PilusoChris ReccardiKatie RiceJustin RidgeOctavio RodriguezAndy SurianoDave ThomasMiles ThompsonKirk TingbladEddie TriguerosMatt WhitlockErik WieseCarey Yost
Art Director Seonna Hong
Story Editor Cynthia True
Comics Jessica GaoSunil HallBill Wray
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