Kevin Munroe

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Kevin Munroe
Born Kevin Andrew Munroe
1972 (age 43–44)
Bathurst, New Brunswick
Occupation Director, screenwriter, producer, animator, filmmaker, artist
Years active 1999 – present
Known for TMNT
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
Spouse(s) Mignonne Anne Lampl

Kevin Andrew Munroe (born 1972) is a Canadian-born filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer, animator and artist, now an American citizen. His best-known work is that of writer and director of TMNT (2007), where he also had a cameo appearance as a diner patron.


Munroe has done extensive animation work during the last decade including video games, TV series, comic books and original. He has worked on the development of writing and design of animated projects for companies like Jim Henson Company, Stan Winston Studios, Shiny Entertainment, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon.

Munroe started his career as storyboard artist on Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold!. He also created, scripted and produced the international Christmas special Donner for ABC Family and TV-Loonland. He also made his directorial debut with the video game Freaky Flyers. He also wrote the critically acclaimed comic book series El Zombo Fantasma which he co-created with Dave Wilkins for Dark Horse Comics, and Olympus Heights for IDW Publishing.

In March 2005, Imagi International signed him on to direct TMNT for a 2007 release date. Kevin Munroe was scheduled to direct Science Ninja Team Gatchaman the movie but pulled out.[1][2]

Munroe directed and produced a live-action adaption of the Italian comic Dylan Dog, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, released in 2011.[3]


Year Filmography Credit
1999 Hey Arnold! (TV) Storyboard artist
2001 Donner (TV) Writer, producer, character designer, production designer
2003 Freaky Flyers (VG) Director, writer, lead artist
2006 The Ant Bully Concept Artist
2007 TMNT Director, writer, character designer
2011 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Director, co-producer
2015 Strange Magic Co-producer
2016 Ratchet & Clank Director (with Jericca Cleland)
Sly Cooper Director, Writer


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