Brendan Hay

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Brendan Hay
Born (1979-02-19) February 19, 1979 (age 40)
United States
OccupationScreenwriter, Comic book creator, Television producer

Brendan Hay (born February 19, 1979), is an American screenwriter, comic book creator and a television producer. Hay is currently the executive producer and showrunner of Harvey Street Kids and Dawn of the Croods, both for DreamWorks Animation to stream on Netflix.[1]

Hay has worked for The Daily Show as a headline producer and was a contributing writer for the America (The Book). More recently, he has written for The Simpsons (his first credited episode is the season 20 finale "Coming to Homerica"), Robot Chicken (Emmy nominated in 2011 and 2015 [2]), The Mighty B!, Frank TV, and he was the head writer on the animated Star Wars comedy, Star Wars Detours,[3][4] for Lucasfilm Animation.

Personal life[edit]

Hay resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife, freelance writer Jennifer Chen, their children, and their pug.

Comic book career[edit]

Hay is a lifelong comic book fan. He wrote the full-length graphic novel, Rascal Raccoon's Raging Revenge,[5] from Oni Press. He writes the digital comic book series The Dealbreakers for Four Star Studios digital anthology Double Feature. Previously, Hay wrote and created the mini-series Scream Queen for Boom! Studios, and wrote Boom!’s Eureka[6] mini-series as well as short stories for Boom!'s Cthulhu Tales and Devil's Due Publishing's Lovebunny & Mr. Hell and Tromatic Tales. He also co-wrote the book Is It Just Me or Is Everything Shit?[citation needed]


  1. ^ Fujikawa, Jenn (December 23, 2015). "Watch a Clip from Netflix's New Series, DAWN OF THE CROODS (Exclusive)". Nerdist.
  2. ^ "Outstanding Short Format Animated Program 2011". 2010-04-06. Retrieved 2011-09-10.
  3. ^ Cohen, David S. (2010-04-06). "Use the farce, Luke". Variety. Retrieved 2010-04-06.
  4. ^ Goldman, Eric (2012-08-24). "First Footage Shown From Seth Green and Matt Senreich's Star Wars Detours Animated Series". IGN. Retrieved 2012-08-24.
  5. ^ 6, Robot (2011-07-22). "Oni Announces Rascal Raccoon's Raging Revenge". Robot 6. Retrieved 2011-07-22.
  6. ^ Manning, Shaun (2009-02-02). "Brendan Hay Talks "Eureka" Comics". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2009-02-23.

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