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Fast Facts

  • Born in Ecuador, where his father, an archaeologist, worked at the time; his family eventually settled in Albuquerque, NM.
  • Worked as an electrical engineer after college, but after a few years quit the profession to become a full-time musician.
  • Inspired by the cartoons he saw at a 1990 Dallas animation festival to make his own.
  • MTV hired him to create the series Beavis and Butt-Head after seeing his fourth animated effort, "Frog Baseball."  
  • Modeled the voices of Beavis and Butt-Head after Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.
  • King of the Hill is partly based on his experiences living in a Dallas suburb after college.
  • Likes to surf.

Awards

  • 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or less): Winner
  • 1997, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or less): Nominee
  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or less): Nominee
  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming Less Than One Hour): Nominee
  • 2015, Writers Guild Awards — New Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Writers Guild Awards — Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Directors Guild of America Awards — Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Francesca Morocco — Ex-wife
  • Jim Judge — Father
  • Margaret Blue — Mother
  • Julia Evelyn Judge — Daughter
  • Charles Judge — Son
  • Katrina Holden Bronson — Significant Other
  • Lily Marie Judge — Daughter
  • Jay Judge — Brother

College

  • University of California, San Diego, CA (BS in Physics, 1985)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Michael Craig Judge
  • Birth Place: Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • Birthday: October 17, 1962, Libra
  • Profession: Animator, Director, Writer, Voice actor
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