Biography

Chris Reccardi (November 24, 1964 - May 2, 2019) was an award-winning and Emmy-nominated animator and fine artist. Chris was a key player on The Ren & Stimpy Show as director, writer, designer and musician and has contributed to numerous other hit animated TV shows such as Samurai Jack, The Powerpuff Girls, Spongebob Squarepants as a writer, director, story artist and designer. Chris served as Producer and Creative director on Cartoon Network’s Regular Show and Secret Mountain Fort Awesome and has created/co-created several TV pilots including the cult fav The Modifyers (Nickelodeon), Meddlen Meddows, and Imp, Inc.(Cartoon Network).

Chris’s fine art reflects a wide range of literary and visual influences, from classic Victorian/Edwardian-era science fiction to 1960’s & 70’s illustration and modern design. His story-driven fine art has attracted custom art installations for high-end clients such as Southern California’s highly successful sustainable restaurant franchise Tender Greens for their Pasadena (2011) Marina Del Rey (2013) and Westwood (2016) locations and Caesars Entertainment for their massive Linq High Roller project.

As a professional musician and composer, Chris Reccardi has contributed to numerous soundtrack projects as well as live/recording work with bands, fluently exchanging the roles of bassist, guitarist and composer. In 1990 he co-formed “Der Screamin’ Lederhsen”, the trio penned the Ren & Stimpy show title themes as well as various background music throughout the series. His original score for his 2007 pilot for Nickelodeon The Modifyers, added an extra dimension to the cult favorite cartoon. In 2012 Chris joined Elliot Easton (The Cars), Nick Walusko (Brian Wilson, Wondermints) and multi-instrumentalist Todd Jaeger as bassist/art director for Elliot Easton’s Tiki Gods which combined the aesthetics of Exotica, 60’s sci-fi themes, and “Space Tiki” musical genres.

Chris Reccardi (November 24, 1964 - May 2, 2019) was an award-winning and Emmy-nominated animator and fine artist. Chris was a key player on The Ren & Stimpy Show as director, writer, designer and musician and has contributed to numerous other hit animated TV shows such as Samurai Jack, The Powerpuff Girls, Spongebob Squarepants as a writer, director, story artist and designer. Chris served as Producer and Creative director on Cartoon Network’s Regular Show and Secret Mountain Fort Awesome and has created/co-created several TV pilots including the cult fav The Modifyers (Nickelodeon), Meddlen Meddows, and Imp, Inc.(Cartoon Network).

Chris’s fine art reflects a wide range of literary and visual influences, from classic Victorian/Edwardian-era science fiction to 1960’s & 70’s illustration and modern design. His story-driven fine art has attracted custom art installations for high-end clients such as Southern California’s highly successful sustainable restaurant franchise Tender Greens for their Pasadena (2011) Marina Del Rey (2013) and Westwood (2016) locations and Caesars Entertainment for their massive Linq High Roller project.

As a professional musician and composer, Chris Reccardi has contributed to numerous soundtrack projects as well as live/recording work with bands, fluently exchanging the roles of bassist, guitarist and composer. In 1990 he co-formed “Der Screamin’ Lederhsen”, the trio penned the Ren & Stimpy show title themes as well as various background music throughout the series. His original score for his 2007 pilot for Nickelodeon The Modifyers, added an extra dimension to the cult favorite cartoon. In 2012 Chris joined Elliot Easton (The Cars), Nick Walusko (Brian Wilson, Wondermints) and multi-instrumentalist Todd Jaeger as bassist/art director for Elliot Easton’s Tiki Gods which combined the aesthetics of Exotica, 60’s sci-fi themes, and “Space Tiki” musical genres.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 16

Birthday 1964-11-24

Day of Death 2019-05-02

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Official Site http://www.reccardi.com/

Also Known As

  • Kris Reccardy
  • Recco 'T-Bone' Reccardi
  • Screamin' Lederhosen
  • Christopher Reccardi

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Storyboard
2007 Chowder (1 episode)Writer
2005 My Life as a Teenage Robot: Escape from Cluster Prime Writer
2001 Samurai Jack (10 episodes)Writer
1998 The Powerpuff Girls (9 episodes)Writer
1996 Dexter's Laboratory (3 episodes)Writer
1991 The Ren & Stimpy Show (1 episode)Writer

Art

2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Storyboard Designer
2017 The Lego Batman Movie Conceptual Design Concept Artist
2014 The Lego Movie Conceptual Design

Visual Effects

2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Visual Development
2010 Megamind Character Designer
2009 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Visual Development

Directing

2007 The Modifyers Director
1998 The Powerpuff Girls (8 episodes)Director
1991 The Ren & Stimpy Show (2 episodes)Director

Production

2010 Regular Show (154 episodes)Producer
2007 The Modifyers Executive Producer

Acting

2020 Happy Happy Joy Joy – The Ren & Stimpy Story​ as Himself

Sound

2007 The Modifyers Music

Crew

2007 The Modifyers Creator

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