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Mike B. Anderson

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Mike B. Anderson
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Male ♂
Job: Supervising director
Character layout artist
Birth date: 1973 (age 50–51)
Number of episodes: 548
Seasons active: Season 1 - Present
First short: The Longest Daycare
Most recent short: The Force Awakens from Its Nap
First episode: "Simpson and Delilah"
Most recent episode: "Bart's Brain"
Movie: The Simpsons Movie
Comic: Lo, There Shall Come... A Bartman!!
First book: The Simpsons Beyond Forever!
Most recent book: The Simpsons Handbook
Music video: Do the Bartman

Michael "Mike" B. Anderson (born 1973) is an American television director. He currently serves as a supervising director for The Simpsons and previously served as a director, character layout artist, storyboard artist, assistant director, and storyboard consultant.

He also served as a sequence director on The Simpsons Movie and was interviewed in The Simpsons: Access All Areas.


Award Year Episode Result
Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement: Directing in a TV Production 1997[1] "Homer's Phobia" Won
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program 1997[2] "Homer's Phobia" Won
2001[3] "HOMЯ"
2004[4] "The Way We Weren't" Nominated
2005[5] "Future-Drama"
2009[6] "Gone Maggie Gone" Nominated
2010[7] "Once Upon a Time in Springfield"
2011[8] "Angry Dad: The Movie"
2012[9] "Holidays of Future Passed"
2013[10] "Treehouse of Horror XXIII"
2015[11] "Treehouse of Horror XXV"
2016[12] "Halloween of Horror"
2017[13] "The Town"
2018[14] "Gone Boy"
2019[15] "Mad About the Toy" Won
2020[16] "Thanksgiving of Horror" Nominated
2021[17] "The Dad-Feelings Limited"
2022[18] "Pixelated and Afraid"
2023[19] "Treehouse of Horror XXXIII" Won


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