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Alexander Robert "Alex" Hirsch (born June 18, 1985) is an American animator, storyboard artist, voice actor, and television producer. He is best known as the creator of the Disney XD animated television series Gravity Falls, where he voices some of the characters. He has previously worked as a storyboard artist on the Cartoon Network series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack and the Disney Channel series Fish Hooks
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I've always just loved drawing and loved cartoons. Growing up, I loved Disney films, I loved The Simpsons, and I was a big fan of the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes and the way that they would have weird fantasy and then down-to-earth funny character comedy.
The most relevant misadventure that I had, as a kid, is when I remember being pretty convinced that leprechauns were real and that I was going to catch one.
Gravity Falls is a show about mysteries and magic but first and foremost it's a show about characters.
My goal with Gravity Falls is to make people as paranoid and insane as I was as a child, and I'm delighted to see it's working!
Gravity Falls has transformed the children of America into an army of Dippers. I couldn't be more proud!
I've always loved The Simpsons, just because it was really, really funny. As a kid, you love the characters. You know that the dad is dumb and frustrated, and you know that the boy is smarter than everyone else around him and is constantly getting into mischief.
Your family, even though you love them, they can get on your nerves. You spend so much time together.
When I was 12 years old, I was obsessed with codes, conspiracies, and secret messages. I would record TV commercials with SoundRecorder.exe on Windows 95 and reverse them to see if I was being subliminally influenced to watch PokÃ©mon by Japanese spies.
As long as I could hold a pencil, I was drawing and telling stories and making jokes. I've just been lucky that no one ever stopped me, and now I can do that for a living.
You can look at a finale as chance to make an impact or a statement, to shock people or shoot a big cannon and make a loud noise.
When I was a kid, I was obsessed with UFOs in particular, and the paranormal. I grew up in the '90s, which is when The X-Files was at its zenith.
There is a very specific, unique brand of rivalry that exists between twins. You're always wondering who the Alpha twin is.
If you ask anyone in animation, how long they've been into animation, they'll pretty much always tell you that it's since they can remember, and I'm no exception.
I absolutely love television. What's so great about TV is that I can tell 20 stories in a year. If I was working at a feature studio, I'd tell 1% of someone else's story, over the course of four years.
Think about how rare it is that you exist at all. Also think about time this way: If something exists, even for a second, then forever in the future that thing â??existedâ?, and forever in the past that thing â??was going to existâ?. So to even be conscious for a millisecond is a kind of immortality, but you have more than a millisecond. You have minutes. Hours. Months. A year? Years! This is a gift.