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Tom McGrath is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Executive Producer and Thanks American born on 7 august 1964 at Lynnwood (USA)

Tom McGrath

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Birth name Thomas McGrath
Nationality USA
Birth 7 august 1964 (54 years) at Lynnwood (USA)

Thomas "Tom" McGrath (born August 7, 1964) is an American film director, animator, and voice actor who is best known for co-directing (with Eric Darnell) the 2005 comedy Madagascar and its sequels, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa in 2008 and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted in 2012, also providing the voice of Skipper in all films, short films and The Penguins of Madagascar television series. He has portrayed Skipper in every Madagascar installment, being the only voice actor to do so. He has also worked as a voice actor on other DreamWorks animated features like Flushed Away in 2006 and Shrek the Third in 2007. He also stepped in on Flushed Away to help make improvements prior to its release.

Biography

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Best films

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
(Director)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
(Director)
Madagascar (2005)
(Director)
Boss Baby (2017)
(Director)
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
(Actor)
Megamind (2010)
(Director)

Usually with

Eric Darnell
Eric Darnell
(5 films)
Conrad Vernon
Conrad Vernon
(13 films)
Chris Miller
Chris Miller
(12 films)
Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(7 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tom McGrath (16 films)

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Actor

Boss Baby
Boss Baby (2017)
, 1h37
Directed by Tom McGrath
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Historical, Crime, Animation
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Children's films
Actors Steve Buscemi, Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Tobey Maguire
Roles TV Chef (voice)
Rating62% 3.1499953.1499953.1499953.1499953.149995
A seven-year-old boy is jealous of his "fast-talking, briefcase-carrying" baby brother. When he goes on a mission to win back affection of his parents, he finds out about a secret plot by the CEO of Puppy Co., which revolves around his baby brother and threatens to destabilize the balance of love in the world. Both brothers must unite to "save their parents, restore order to the world and prove that love is indeed an infinite force."
Penguins of Madagascar, 1h33
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Spy films, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about penguins, Children's films
Actors Tom McGrath, Ben Stiller, Peter Stormare, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Jada Pinkett Smith
Roles Skipper (voice)
Rating66% 3.3458153.3458153.3458153.3458153.345815
In Antarctica, three young penguins – Skipper, Kowalski, and Rico – defy the laws of nature to save an egg the other penguins believe to be doomed. After saving it from a pack of leopard seals and accidentally setting themselves adrift on an iceberg, the egg hatches into Private.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman, 1h32
Directed by Rob Minkoff
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Comic science fiction
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about children, Time travel films, Comedy science fiction films, Films about dogs, Political films, Buddy films, Children's films, French Revolution films
Actors Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ellie Kemper, Ariel Winter, Stephen Colbert, Allison Janney
Roles Odysseus (voice)
Rating67% 3.398853.398853.398853.398853.39885
Mr. Peabody is a gifted anthropomorphic dog who has an adopted 7-year-old son, Sherman. He tutors Sherman travelling throughout history using the WABAC, a time machine.
Madly Madagascar, 22minutes
Directed by David Soren
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Danny Jacobs, Andy Richter
Roles Skipper (voice)
Rating63% 3.19363.19363.19363.19363.1936
Valentine's Day is one of Alex's favorite holidays back in the zoo, he was practically showered with Valentines from numerous admirers, but now that he's in Africa, he's finding that Valentine's Day is not what he was used to.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, 1h25
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell, Conrad Vernon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Circus films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Films about penguins, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Andy Richter
Roles Skipper / First Policeman (voice)
Rating68% 3.4458653.4458653.4458653.4458653.445865
Many days after bidding the penguins goodbye, Alex has a nightmare about himself and his friends still being stranded in Africa and finding that they have all gotten old. He then wakes up from his nightmare on his birthday and the animals present him with a miniature model of New York City made out of mud. Alex suggests to his friends and the lemurs that they should go to Monte Carlo to get the penguins and the chimpanzees and fly back to New York City, which they agree to do.
Puss in Boots, 1h30
Directed by Chris Miller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Films about cats, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Virginie Efira, Constance Marie
Roles Bar Thief (voice)
Rating65% 3.2985953.2985953.2985953.2985953.298595
Puss in Boots is a talking cat named for his wearing boots and is a fugitive on the run from the law, looking to restore his lost honour. He learns that the outlaw couple Jack and Jill have the magic beans he's been looking for most of his life, beans that can lead him to a giant's castle holding valuable golden goose eggs. When Puss tries to steal them from the outlaws' room, female cat Kitty Softpaws interrupts, and both fail. Kitty is allied with Humpty Alexander Dumpty, a talking egg and Puss' long-estranged childhood friend from the orphanage where he was raised. Puss tells Kitty his origin story and of his feelings of betrayal for a youthful misadventure when Humpty tricked Puss into helping commit a bank robbery in his hometown of San Ricardo; Puss has been on the run since. Humpty convinces Puss to join them in finding the beans and retrieving the golden eggs.
Megamind
Megamind (2010)
, 1h36
Directed by Tom McGrath
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Animation
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Superhero films, Children's films
Actors Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross, Brad Pitt, Justin Long
Roles Lord Scott / Prison Guard (voice)
Rating72% 3.646113.646113.646113.646113.64611
Megamind is a super intelligent alien who was evacuated from his homeworld as a baby, as was Metro Man; the two fall into paths of super villainy and superheroism respectively and grow up as rivals fighting for control of Metro City. Megamind is consistently defeated by Metroman and is in prison. After using a holographic watch to escape with the aid of Minion, a talking fish with the robotic body of a gorilla, he kidnaps Metro Man's supposed love interest, reporter Roxanne Ritchi and holds her hostage to lure him into a trap. Finding that copper is Metro Man's one weakness, Megamind's plan to obliterate him with a death ray powered by the sun succeeds, and Megamind finally takes over the city. His joy is short lived though, as without a hero to fight, he finds his life has become meaningless. He goes to the Metroman Museum, which was dedicated to him on the day of his death and nearly runs into Roxanne. He uses his holographic watch to disguise himself as the museum's curator Bernard, and she innocently gives him the idea of creating a new superhero to take Metro Man's place. After creating a formula from Metroman's DNA, Roxanne intervenes in his plans and he accidentally injects the serum into Hal Stewart, Roxanne's dimwitted cameraman, who has an unrequited crush on her. Under the guise of his "Space Dad", Megamind tries to mold Hal into a superhero named Titan (misheard by Hal as "Tighten"), as it was the only name he could trademark. Unfortunately, Hal's ambitions are crushed when he sees Roxanne and Megamind as Bernard on a date. However, Megamind's disguise falters during dinner and she rejects him, causing him to lose track of his invisible car which contains the gun capable of removing Hal's powers.
Monsters vs. Aliens, 1h33
Directed by Conrad Vernon, Rob Letterman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure, Animation, Comic science fiction
Themes Politique, Comedy science fiction films, Giant monster films, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films, Disaster films, White House in fiction
Actors Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Conrad Vernon, Rainn Wilson
Roles Wilson (voice)
Rating64% 3.246643.246643.246643.246643.24664
On the day of her wedding to news weatherman Derek Dietl, Susan Murphy is struck by a meteorite and its energy causes her to suddenly grow over fifty feet in height during the ceremony. She is tranquilized and awakens in a top secret government facility that houses monsters without human knowledge. She meets the warden W.R. Monger, and fellow inmates: Dr. Cockroach P.H.D., a mad scientist who became half cockroach after an experiment; B.O.B. (Benzoate Ostylezene Bicarbonate), a brainless, living mass of goo as a result of a food flavoring mutation; Insectosaurus, a mutated bug standing at over 300 feet in height, and The Missing Link, a prehistoric fish man who was thawed from deep ice; and Susan herself has been renamed to Ginormica. Meanwhile, in deep space, an alien named Gallaxhar is alerted to the presence of quantonium; a powerful energy source on Earth, and he sends a probe to retrieve it. After the probe crash lands on Earth, the president attempts to make first contact with it by playing a keyboard version of Axel F, but it begins to rampage toward San Francisco.
Merry Madagascar, 30minutes
Directed by David Soren
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Christmas films, Children's films
Actors Ben Stiller, Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Danny Jacobs
Roles Skipper
Rating67% 3.3956953.3956953.3956953.3956953.395695
As the story begins, Alex (Ben Stiller), Marty (Chris Rock), Melman (David Schwimmer), and Gloria (Jada Pinkett Smith) attempt to escape Madagascar and return to New York using a hot air balloon they built, only to be thwarted by the lemur population, led by King Julien (Danny Jacobs), who mistake them for the “red night goblin” that visits every year at this time, the 24th of “Julianuary”. Immediately after that, the “red night goblin” appears and begins showering the island with coals. Evading the barrage, Alex manages to shoot it down, but the four friends discover that the “red night goblin” was, in fact, Santa Claus, it becomes clear that Santa was merely throwing coal at Julien for obviously being naughty. Unfortunately, upon meeting Santa, the group realizes the crash has left Jolly St. Nick with amnesia, unaware of his responsibilities. Julien comments around this time that he has “another hat on,” indicating the large bump on his head.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, 1h29
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Films about penguins, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer
Roles Skipper / Lemur (voice)
Rating66% 3.346443.346443.346443.346443.34644
As a cub, Alex the Lion was called Alakay and was the son of Zuba, the alpha lion. Though Zuba tries to teach Alakay to be a hunter, the cub is more interested in dancing, and is captured by poachers when Makunga, Zuba's rival, challenges Zuba to a fight for the position of alpha lion. Alakay is forced into a crate, and taken away despite Zuba's attempts to rescue him. The crate falls into the ocean where it drifts to New York. There, Alakay is renamed Alex and sent to the Central Park Zoo where he grew up, meeting Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippopotamus. Most of the events of the first film are then described through a series of news flashes.
Shrek the Third, 1h33
Directed by Chris Miller, Raman Hui
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Pregnancy films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about sexuality, Films about cats, Films about dragons, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese
Roles Gary (voice)
Rating61% 3.0500053.0500053.0500053.0500053.050005
Prince Charming vows that he will become King of Far, Far Away and avenge the death of his mother, the Fairy Godmother. Meanwhile, King Harold is dying and his ogre son-in-law Shrek and daughter Princess Fiona are to succeed him. Shrek, who is having difficulty serving as Regent during the King's medical leave, insists that an ogre as king is a bad idea and that there must be someone else to rule the kingdom. Before dying, Harold tells Shrek of another heir: his nephew, Arthur Pendragon. Prince Charming goes to the Poison Apple tavern and persuades fairy tale villains to fight for their "happily ever after" by appealing to the defeats given in their stories.
Madagascar
Madagascar (2005)
, 1h26
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Films about penguins, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer
Roles Skipper / Fossa / Panicky Man on Subway
Rating68% 3.448313.448313.448313.448313.44831
At the Central Park Zoo, Marty the zebra is celebrating his tenth birthday, but longs to see the rest of the world from outside his pampered life at the zoo, believing that he can find wide-open spaces to run around in, like in Connecticut. Marty's best friend, Alex the lion, attempts to cheer up his friend by singing Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" with him. Still unsatisfied, Marty gets some tips from the zoo's penguins: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private. The penguins are similarly trying to escape the zoo. Marty's friends — Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe, and Gloria the hippopotamus — realize Marty's folly and try to follow him. The four, along with the penguins and the chimpanzees Mason and his silent friend Phil, eventually find themselves at Grand Central Station, but are quickly sedated by tranquilizer darts when Alex's attempt to communicate with humans is mistaken for aggression. The zoo, under pressure from animal-rights activists, is forced to ship the animals, by sea, to a Kenyan wildlife preserve. During their travels, the penguins escape from their enclosure and take over the ship, intent on taking it to Antarctica. Their antics on the bridge cause the crates containing Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria to fall off the boat and wash ashore on Madagascar.
The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper, 11minutes
Directed by Gary Trousdale
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Christmas films, Films about birds, Films about penguins, Children's films
Actors Chris Miller, John DiMaggio, Tom McGrath, Christopher Knights, Elisa Gabrielli, Bill Fagerbakke
Roles Skipper
Rating73% 3.6905253.6905253.6905253.6905253.690525
Focusing on the Madagacar penguins and taking place before the events of the first Madagascar, the youngest penguin on the team, Private, slips out of the zoo on Christmas Eve to find a present for a lonely polar bear named Ted. While roaming the streets of Manhattan, he is captured by Nana (the mean old lady from the first film) who mistakes him for a chew toy for her vicious dog, Mr Chew. The other three penguins, Skipper, Kowalski, and Rico, rescue Private from Nana's apartment before it is too late. They escalate into chaos against Mr. Chew, all-the-while, not noticed by Nana, who is occupied watching a football game. When they are done, they detonate the door, which is a running gag in the film, finally attracting Nana's attention and leaving Mr. Chew to take the fall for what the penguins have done to her place.

Director

Boss Baby
Boss Baby (2017)
, 1h37
Directed by Tom McGrath
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Historical, Crime, Animation
Themes Films about children, Films about families, Children's films
Actors Steve Buscemi, Kevin Spacey, Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel, Tobey Maguire
Rating62% 3.1499953.1499953.1499953.1499953.149995
A seven-year-old boy is jealous of his "fast-talking, briefcase-carrying" baby brother. When he goes on a mission to win back affection of his parents, he finds out about a secret plot by the CEO of Puppy Co., which revolves around his baby brother and threatens to destabilize the balance of love in the world. Both brothers must unite to "save their parents, restore order to the world and prove that love is indeed an infinite force."