Jim Smith

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Birthday
8, 1954
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Recognized for his work as an animator and storyboard artist, Smith made contributions to Samurai Jack; Tiny Toon Adventures; Spiral Zone; The X's; and, most notably, The Ren & Stimpy Show.

Before Fame

In the late 1980s, he co-founded the Spümcø, Inc. animation studio, which created the popular Ren & Stimpy Show.

Trivia

A musician as well as an artist, he performed under the name "Jelly-Roel, Jelly Roll" and was the guitarist for the Ren & Stimpy opening theme.

Family Life

A native of Lubbock, Texas, he later lived and worked in Los Angeles, California. His birth name was James Carl Jobb.

Associated With

He and fellow animator John Kricfalusi were among the founders of Spümcø.