Thurop Van Orman
Mark Ashton Van Orman
April 26, 1975
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
|Occupation(s)||Animator, voice actor, television writer, producer, director|
|Known for|| The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack |
Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh
The Angry Birds Movie 2
Mark "Thurop" Ashton Van Orman (born April 26, 1975) is an American cartoonist, animator, voice actor, television writer, producer and director best known for being the creator of Cartoon Network's The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack , in which he voices the title character.
Van Orman was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia.
Van Orman worked for the video game company Zantaro before going on to study character animation at the California Institute of the Arts.He was the storyboard artist and co-writer for Camp Lazlo , The Powerpuff Girls , and The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy . He was also the supervising producer for Adventure Time and served as one for Sanjay and Craig only in its first season. Thurop is also somewhat known for responding to much of his fans' fan art through the website DeviantArt. He is the director of The Angry Birds Movie 2 .
Van Orman has a brother named Jonny, from whom he took inspiration to start his animation career at Cartoon Network for Flapjack. He has been married to Sherri Van Orman since 1999 and has two children: a daughter named Blossom and a younger daughter named Hazel.
He is currently working on his stop motion film project titled Black Forest,as well as provided concept art for the film adaptation of The Little Prince. He has also announced via Twitter that he will be writing a film about Vikings.
His work took inspiration from Gary Larson, Jim Henson, Stephen Hillenburg, Craig McCracken, E. H. Shepard, Richard Scarry, Maurice Sendak, Mercer Mayer, Ronald Searle, Robert Crumb, Sergio Aragonés, Fleischer Studios, and his brother Jonny.
|2015||The Little Prince||Concept artist|
|2019||The Angry Birds Movie 2||Directorial debut (with John Rice)|
|Untitled Vikings film[ citation needed ]||Screenwriter|
|Untitled Sony film|
|2004||The Powerpuff Girls||Story, storyboard artist, and writer|
|2004–05||The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy||Story, storyboard artist, storyboard revisionist|
|2005–07||Camp Lazlo||Writer, storyboard artist, and storyboard director|
|2008–10||The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack||Creator, executive producer, story, writer, storyboard artist, director, and voice actor|
|2010–11||Adventure Time||Supervising producer, story (season 2), and voice actor|
|2013–14||Sanjay and Craig||Supervising producer, creative consultant, and voice actor|
|2016–18||Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh||Co-developer, story, writer and executive producer|
|2019, 2022||Amphibia||Voice actor, Special thanks|
|2008–10||The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack||Flapjack / Background Singer / Additional voices||46 episodes|
|2011–18||Adventure Time||Tree Witch / Kent / Bounce House Princess||3 episodes|
|2011||Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL||Flapjack||Video game|
|2012–16||Gravity Falls||Gideon Gleeful||9 episodes|
|2013, 2014||Sanjay and Craig||Additional voices||8 episodes|
|2016||The Magnificent Menagerie of Melvin McMelanie||Short film|
|Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh||1 episode|
|2018–20||Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Todd Capybara||7 episodes|
|2019||The Angry Birds Movie 2||Duck / Seal||Film|
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