Lynne Naylor

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Lynne Naylor-Reccardi
Born Lynne Naylor
(1953-11-07) November 7, 1953 (age 64)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Other names Lynn Naylor
Occupation Artist
Executive Producer
Years active 1982–present
Known for The Ren & Stimpy Show
The Powerpuff Girls
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus
The Modifyers
SpongeBob SquarePants
Spouse(s) Chris Reccardi (m. 1994)

Lynne Naylor (born in Vancouver, British Columbia on November 7, 1953) is a Canadian, award-winning designer, animator, artist, director, producer, and icon for television. She is best known for co-finding Spümcø alongside John Kricfalusi, Bob Camp, and Jim Smith as well as co-developing The Ren & Stimpy Show for Nickelodeon. Other best-known pieces of work she took part in was Monsters vs. Aliens, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto, & Star Wars: Clone Wars.[1]


Naylor co-founded Spumco[2] and was involved in the development of Ren & Stimpy. Ren & Stimpy was criticized for violence with adult, bathroom, dark, and sexual humor that TV scarcely uses, it was also praised by some critics and audiences and inspired more innovative satirical cartoons such as Beavis and Butt-head,[3] Rocko's Modern Life, South Park, Family Guy and SpongeBob SquarePants.[4][5] She also produced and directed the film Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus. Her biggest roles in character designs were for The Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, and more. In 2007, she co-created and developed a pilot for Nickelodeon called The Modifyers alongside Chris Reccardi, to whom she has been married to since 1994.



Year Title Notes Role
1982 The Smurfs Christmas Special Layout Artist N/A
1990 Roller Coaster Rabbit Story
1992 The Kingdom Chums: Original Top Ten Layout Artist
1993 Nick and Noel Model Designer
1996 Buy One, Get One Free Additional Layout Artist
1998 Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus Director, Art Director, & Producer
2001 IMP Inc. Background Artist, Clean-Up Artist, Layout Artist, Modeling, & Art Director
2009 Monsters vs. Aliens Additional Character Designer
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto Character Designer


Year Title Notes Role
1984 Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats Assistant Character Designer N/A
Snorks Layout Artist
1985 The Jetsons Layout Artist & Character Designer
1987 Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures Layout Artist
1988 Beany and Cecil Character Designer & Layout Artist
1990–1996 The Ren & Stimpy Show Developer
Voice Actress (Big House Blues)
Animator (1990; 1992)
Layout Artist (1990-1991; 1994)
Big-Shot (1991)
Character Designer (1991-1992)
Background Artist (Ren's Retirement)
Director (1994)
Writer (1994)
Storyboard Artist (1994)
1992 Tiny Toon Adventures Character Layout Artist N/A
1992–1993 Batman: The Animated Series Character Designer
1993 Animaniacs Model & Character Designer
1995-1996 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat Writer (1995)
Character Designer (1995)
Layout Artist (1995-1996)
Background Artist (1995-1996)
Director (1995-1996)
1998–2001 The Powerpuff Girls Modeler, Storyboard Artist, Writer, & Story
1998-1999 Cow and Chicken Storyboard Artist
I Am Weasel
2001 The Ripping Friends Layout Artist (Uncredited)
2001–2017 Samurai Jack Character Designer
2003 Ren & Stimpy "Adult Party Cartoon" Animator, Designer, & Layout Artist
Star Wars: Clone Wars Character Designer
2004–2005 Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
2004–2006 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi[6]
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Art Director
2007 The Modifyers Creator, Story, Producer, Executive Producer, Art Director, Character Designer, & Prop Designer[7]
2008–2009 The Mighty B! Storyboard Artist & Story
2008–2010 Chowder Art Director
Writer ("The Garden")
2010 Breaking the Mold: The Re-Making of Mighty Mouse Herself & Special Thanks
2010–2012 Fish Hooks Production Designer
2010 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Character Designer
2014 Wander Over Yonder
2015–2016 SpongeBob SquarePants Storyboard Artist


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