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Mike B. Anderson (born 1973), sometimes credited as Mikel B. Anderson, is an American television director who works on The Simpsons and has directed numerous episodes of the show, and was animated in "The Secret War of Lisa Simpson" as cadet Anderson. While a college student, he directed the live action feature films Alone in the T-Shirt Zone (1986) and Kamillions (1989). Since 1990, he has worked primarily in animation including being a consulting producer on the series, "The Oblongs", and story consultant on "Tripping the Rift".

Mike B. Anderson
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Mike B. Anderson at the 2009 Comic Con in San Diego.
Michael B. Anderson

1973 (age 45–46)
Other namesMikel B. Anderson
OccupationTelevision director
Known forThe Simpsons
Spouse(s)Celia Mercer

He has won two Emmy Awards for directing Simpsons episodes, "Homer's Phobia" in 1997 and "HOMR" in 2001. For "Homer's Phobia" he won the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement: Directing in a TV Production,[1] and the WAC Winner Best Director for Primetime Series at the 1998 World Animation Celebration.[2] Mike was also a sequence director on "The Simpsons Movie" (2007), was the supervising director on "The Simpsons Ride" at Universal Studios and is currently the supervising director for "The Simpsons" television series.

The Simpsons episodes directed by AndersonEdit


  1. ^ "25th Annual Annie Award Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on 2007-04-30. Retrieved 2007-04-10. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "World Animation Celebration: 1998". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-04-10.

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