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Brenda Chapman

Film Director / Screenwriter / Animator / Storyboard Artist / Actor / Film Producer | * 11/01/1962 (58) | Illinois
Brenda Chapman (born November 1, 1962) is an American writer, storyboard artist, and director. In 1998, she became the first woman to direct an animated feature from a major studio, DreamWorks Animation's The Prince of Egypt. She co-directed the Disney/Pixar film Brave, becoming the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Kids & Family | Animation | Adventure

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Awards & Nominations for Brenda Chapman

Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Annie Award Academy Awards Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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Movies with Brenda Chapman as Actress(5)

as herself2018 Half the Picture
as Additional Voices (voice)2009 Up
as Miriam (singing voice) (uncredited)1998 The Prince of Egypt

Movies with Brenda Chapman as Crew(10)

Directing/Director2020 Come Away
Writing/Story2019 The Lion King
Directing/Director2012 Brave
Writing/Story2012 Brave
Writing/Screenplay2012 Brave
Writing/Storyboard2000 Chicken Run
Directing/Director1998 The Prince of Egypt
Directing/Script Supervisor1994 The Lion King
Writing/Story1991 Beauty and the Beast
Writing/Storyboard1989 The Little Mermaid

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Full Name: Brenda Chapman
Born: Thursday, 11/01 1962 (November) in Beason (current age: 58 years + 31 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: California Institute of the Arts
Employer: Walt Disney Studios
Spouses (current/former): Kevin Lima
Children: Emma Rose Lima
Brenda Chapman frequently works together with these people:
Pete Docter (5x, Crew)
Howard Ashman (5x, Crew)
Jon Favreau (4x, Actor)
Hans Zimmer (4x, Crew)
Kelly Asbury (4x, Crew)
Bob Peterson (4x, Crew)
Chris Sanders (4x, Crew)
Alan Menken (4x, Crew)
Kathy Altieri (3x, Crew)
Joe Grant (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:58570, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 11/07/2020