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Rob Oliver

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Rob Oliver
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Crew Information
Male ♂
Job: Character layout artist
Storyboard artist
Technical director
Birth date: March 25, 1977 (1977-03-25) (age 47)
Number of episodes: 190
Seasons active: Season 8 - Present
First short: The Force Awakens from Its Nap
Most recent short: Welcome to the Club
First episode: "The Old Man and the Lisa"
Most recent episode: "Night of the Living Wage"
Movie: The Simpsons Movie
First book: Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror: Heebie-Jeebie Hullabaloo
Most recent book: The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror Ominous Omnibus Vol. 2: Deadtime Stories for Boos & Ghouls

Robert Douglas "Rob" Oliver (born March 25, 1977) is an American animator and director. He currently serves as a director and previously served as a character layout artist, storyboard artist, second unit director and technical director for The Simpsons.


Award Year Episode Result
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program 2012[1] "Holidays of Future Passed" Nominated
2017[2] "The Town"
2018[3] "Gone Boy"
2019[4] "Mad About the Toy" Won
2020[5] "Thanksgiving of Horror" Nominated
2023[6] "Treehouse of Horror XXXIII" Won


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