Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane

Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (Kent, Connecticut, 26 de octubre de 1973) es un dibujante, guionista, productor, cantante, comediante, actor y director estadounidense conocido por ser el creador de las sitcoms animadas Padre de familia, American Dad! y The Cleveland Show, donde presta sus voces en cada una de las series. Actualmente tiene su propia productora, Fuzzy Door Productions.
Como actor, ha hecho apariciones en programas como Las chicas Gilmore y La Guerra en Casa. Su pasión por la ciencia ficción y la fantasía le ha llevado a realizar cameos como artista invitado en Star Trek: Enterprise e interpretar a Johann Kraus en la película Hellboy II: The Golden Army de Guillermo del Toro al igual que en los créditos de apertura de Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder donde aparecía cantando. Sus producciones animadas son conocidas por las parodias que se llevan a cabo de las referencias culturales del cine y la televisión. En 2008 creó su propio canal de YouTube llamado Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. Como cantante, es conocido por su notable voz a la hora de actuar en Broadway con sus propios espectáculos. En 2009 hizo una aparición en el Proms de la BBC donde realizó su mejor actuación, allí, MacFarlane cantó durante un momento con la voz de Stewie. En 2012 hizo la película Ted, en la que es director.
En ocasiones ha ofrecido charlas en universidades y colegios de Estados Unidos. Un reciente contrato firmado con FOX de 100 millones de dólares ha convertido a MacFarlane en el guionista y productor mejor pagado de toda la historia. Actualmente reside en Beverly Hills, donde adquirió una casa valorada en 13,5 millones de dólares.
En septiembre de 2011 debutó en el mundo de la música con su primer álbum Music Is Better Than Words. El mismo año anunció que realizaría un reboot de Los Picapiedra para 2013, sin embargo la producción va con retraso debido a la apretada agenda de MacFarlane.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1973-10-26
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Kent, Connecticut, USA

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Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (born October 26, 1973) is an American animator, writer, comedian, producer, actor, singer, voice actor, and director best known for creating the animated sitcoms Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, for which he also voices many of the shows' various characters. A native of Kent, Connecticut, MacFarlane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television shows, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken and Dexter's Laboratory, before creating his own series for 20th Century Fox entitled Family Guy in 1999. MacFarlane would go on to co-create American Dad! in 2005, The Winner in 2007 and The Cleveland Show in 2009 for 20th Century Fox. As an actor, he has made guest appearances on shows such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home and FlashForward. MacFarlane's interest in science fiction and fantasy has led to cameo and guest appearances on Star Trek: Enterprise and voicing the character of Johann Kraus in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy II: The Golden Army. In 2008, he created his own YouTube series entitled Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. As a performer, MacFarlane has sung at several venues, including Carnegie and Royal Albert Hall. MacFarlane has won several awards for his work on Family Guy, including two Primetime Emmy Awards, and an Annie Award. In 2009, he won the Webby Award for Film & Video Person of the Year. He has been a subject of criticism from television watchdog groups, such as the Parents Television Council, who regularly condemn Family Guy for its indecency. He occasionally speaks at universities and colleges throughout the United States, and is a supporter of gay rights. On the February 10, 2011 episode of the TBS variety nighttime talk-show series Conan, MacFarlane announced he is directing his first feature-length film, Ted. The film stars Mark Wahlberg as an adult, who as a child, wished his teddy bear would come to life. MacFarlane will be the voice and motion capture for the bear. It is currently in production and is scheduled for release sometime in 2012. MacFarlane has announced he is working on a debut album. The album, Music Is Better Than Words, has recently been finished and will be released in September 2011. It has been announced that MacFarlane will produce a revival of The Flintstones for the FOX network. Development will begin in fall 2011 and the first episode is scheduled to air in 2013. Description above from the Wikipedia article Seth MacFarlane, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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