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J.G. Quintel Biography

Birth Name:
James Garland Quintel
Birth Place:
Hanford, California, United States
Animator, voice actor, writer, producer, director

Fast Facts

  • His father gave him a video camera when he was 16, which he used to make stop motion short films
  • Worked at a movie theater and a bookstore before becoming a full-time student
  • Participated in 48Hour completions, developing a cartoon in just 48 hours, every weekend while attending CalArts
  • Started his career at Cartoon Network as an intern
  • The Regular Show got greenlit after completing Cartoon Network's The Cartoonstitute project
  • His experiences growing up in Hanford with his friends in the 1980s and 1990s and his college experiences at CalArts are featured in the series Regular Show


  • Payton Dean Quintel -- Brother
  • Lynn -- Daughter
  • James Quintel -- Father
  • Stephen Arnold Quintel -- Grandfather
  • Laudalena Costa -- Grandmother
  • Terri (née Morris) Quintel -- Mother
  • Cassia Streb -- Wife