Larry Leichliter

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Larry Leichliter
Born
Lawrence Leichliter

(1950-05-24) May 24, 1950 (age 68)
Alma materCalifornia Institute of the Arts
Years active1975-present

Lawrence "Larry" Leichliter (born May 24, 1950) is an American animator and director.

Career[edit]

Leichliter's career in animation began in 1975 when he worked on You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown. This was followed by numerous other Peanuts specials that he was a crew member of throughout the late 1970s and 1980s. Since then, he has worked on many animated television series, particularly those made for Nickelodeon, which include Hey Arnold!, ChalkZone, The Fairly OddParents, CatDog, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Mighty B!, and Catscratch. Leichliter more recently was a director for the Cartoon Network original series Adventure Time, for which he directed 114 episodes and the original short. Adventure Time also garnered him three Primetime Emmy Award nominations in the category "Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program" in 2010, 2011, and 2012.[1] He is currently directing Bee and Puppycat for Cartoon Hangover. In 2015, he received a Primetime Emmy Award for his work as animation director on "Over the Garden Wall."

Filmography[edit]

Year Work Role Notes
1975 You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown Assistant animator TV short
1976 It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown Assistant animator TV short
1977 Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown Animator Theatrical movie
It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown Animator TV short
1978 What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! Assistant animator TV short
1979 You're the Greatest, Charlie Brown Animator TV short
1980 She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown Assistant animator TV short
Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) Animator Theatrical movie
Life Is a Circus, Charlie Brown Assistant animator TV short
1981 It's Magic, Charlie Brown Assistant animator TV short
Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown Animator TV short
No Man's Valley Animator TV short
1982 A Charlie Brown Celebration Animator TV movie
Hey Good Lookin' Assistant animator Theatrical movie
Here Comes Garfield Animator TV short
1983 Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown? Animator TV short
It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown Animator TV movie
What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown? Animator TV short
Garfield on the Town Animator TV short
1983–85 The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show Animator TV series; 10 episodes
1984 It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown Animator TV short
1985 Snoopy's Getting Married, Charlie Brown Animator TV short
The Romance of Betty Boop Animator TV movie
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Animator TV short
1986 Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! Animator TV short
1987 Cathy Animator TV movie
1988 Snoopy: The Musical Animator TV movie
It's the Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown Graphic blandishment TV movie
Cathy's Last Resort Animator TV movie
1988–89 This Is America, Charlie Brown Animator TV mini-series; 7 episodes
1989 Cathy's Valentine Animator TV movie
1990 Why, Charlie Brown, Why? Animator TV short
1991 Snoopy's Reunion Animator TV short
Rock-a-Doodle Character clean-up artist Theatrical movie
1992 It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown Graphic blandishment TV short
Frosty Returns Animator TV short
1994 You're in the Super Bowl, Charlie Brown Supervisor: Taiwan TV short
A Troll in Central Park Character clean-up artist Theatrical movie
Garfield and Friends Animator (archive footage) TV series; 1 episode
1994–95 Spider-Man Animation director TV series; 3 episodes
1995 Aladdin Character designer TV series; 1 episode
1996 It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown Animator TV short
1996–98 Hey Arnold! Director; animation director; supervising director; sheet timer TV series; 10 episodes
1998 CatDog Director TV series; 1 episode
1999–2007 SpongeBob SquarePants Animation director; sheet timer TV series; 7 episodes
2001 The Fairly OddParents Director TV series; 4 episodes
Time Squad Director; retake supervisor; timing director TV series; 2 episodes
2002 A Charlie Brown Valentine Animation supervisor TV short
ChalkZone Supervising director; supervising producer TV series; 1 episode
Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales Director TV short
Jeffrey Cat: Claw and Order Director; animation timer TV short/pilot
2003 Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown Director TV short
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown Director TV short
2004 Party Wagon Animatic, animation supervisor TV movie
2005 Danger Rangers Sheet timing TV series; 1 episode
2005–06 Catscratch Sheet timer; timing director TV series; 4 episodes
2006 He's a Bully, Charlie Brown Director; animation supervisor TV movie
2007 Squirrel Boy Sheet timer TV series; 1 episode
2007–08 Random! Cartoons Director; sheet timer; lip assignment TV series; 6 episodes
2008 Ni Hao, Kai-Lan Sheet timing TV series; 1 episode
2008–09 The Mighty B! Director; supervising timing director; sheet timer TV series; 40 episodes
2009–10 The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack Sheet timer TV series; 19 episodes
2010–12 Adventure Time Director; supervising director TV series; 114 episodes
2010–11 Sym-Bionic Titan Animation director; sheet timer TV series; 11 episodes
2011 Secret Mountain Fort Awesome Animation director TV series; 1 episode
Thank You Collaborating director Short
2012–13 Gravity Falls Timing director TV series; 11 episodes
2013-16 Bee and Puppycat Director TV series; 224 episodes
2013-15

Sofia the First

Co-director TV series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adventure Time". Emmys.com. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 2013-05-18.

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