Television and film animator known for his work on a Cartoon Network series Courage the Cowardly Dog. He also created an Oscar-nominated short film The Chicken From Outer Space.
He graduated from New York's School of Visual Arts in the mid 1980s and subsequently secured an artistic position with the Baldi, Bloom and Whelan advertising firm.
He established and headed a New York animation studio Stretch Films.
He was born and raised in New York City.
He was inspired and influenced by the work of fellow animator Bob Clampett (of Looney Tunes fame).