Stephen Silver

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Stephen Silver
Born (1972-08-30) August 30, 1972 (age 47)
Occupationartist, cartoonist, character designer, actor
Years active1987-present
Known forKim Possible
Danny Phantom

Stephen Silver (born August 30, 1972 in London, England, UK) is a professional British artist, cartoonist and character designer. He is best known as the lead character designer for animated series such as Kim Possible and Danny Phantom.


Silver started his professional career by drawing caricatures at amusement parks in 1992. He worked for clothing company No Fear in 1996, before he got his first job in animation at Warner Brothers in 1997.[1]

Animated works[edit]

In the field of animation, Silver is the lead character designer on Disney Channel's Kim Possible,[2] ABC TV's Clerks: The Animated Series, and Nickelodeon's Danny Phantom (on which he was also art director).[1]

His character designs for the characters of Clerks: The Animated Series inspired the animated versions of characters in the other View Askew films.

He also worked on Nickelodeon's The Fairly OddParents as the lead character designer for the Crash Nebula episode special, and some character designs for the movie Channel Chasers. His early works in animation included being art director for Recess.


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Night of the Kickfighters Actor: Imam
1998-2000 Histeria! Model designer, prop designer, storyboard artist, background painter, background designer, character designer
2000 Clerks: The Animated Series Leading character designer
2002-2007 Kim Possible Character designer
2002-2016 The Fairly OddParents Prop designer, production designer, storyboard revisionist, character designer
2003 Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Character designer TV movie
The Golden Age of Texas Courthouse Editor
2004-2007 Danny Phantom Lead character designer
2005 Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama Character designer TV movie
2008 July M.D.: Super Surgeon Short
Lady D
Click and Clack's As the Wrench Turns 1 episode
The Replacements 2 episodes
2008-2010 The Penguins of Madagascar 9 episodes
2009 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Video game
2009-2010 The Cleveland Show 12 episodes
2010 Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil 1 episode
2010-2011 Scooby-Doo: Mystery Incorporated 10 episodes
2011 The Looney Tunes Show Storyboard clean-up artist
2015-2016 Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! Character clean-up 7 episodes
2016 Norm of the North Character designer


  1. ^ a b "Interview with Stephen Silver: Kim Possible & Danny Phantom". Medium. Medium. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ "ComiCon Erie's Second Senses-Shattering Issue". Erie Reader. Erie Reader. Retrieved 2 October 2018.

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