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Years active  1983–present
Name  David Kirschner

Role  Film producer
Spouse  Liz Kirschner
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Full Name  David M. Kirschner
Born  May 29, 1955 (age 60) (1955-05-29) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Education  USC School of Cinematic Arts
Books  The Pagemaster, The page master, Frailty
TV shows  The Pirates of Dark Water, Fievel's American Tails, Wake, Rattle, and Roll, Gravedale High
Movies  Child's Play, The Pagemaster, Seed of Chucky, Bride of Chucky, Hocus Pocus
Similar People  Don Mancini, Corey Sienega, Pixote Hunt, Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss

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David M. Kirschner (born May 29, 1955) is an American film and television producer and screenwriter who often produces animated works. He produced the 1986 animated feature An American Tail as well as the Child's Play series.


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After studying at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, Kirschner began his career designing album cover art for Neil Diamond, most notably Neil Diamond's The Jazz Singer, and illustrating characters for the Muppets and Sesame Street. In 1983, Kirschner created and released children's book series Rose Petal Place, which spawned two Television specials, toys, clothing and a wide array of licensed consumer products. In 1986, Kirschner created and executive produced An American Tail, which was co-executive produced by Steven Spielberg, and, at its release, was the highest grossing non-Disney produced animated feature of all-time. It was followed by its theatrical sequel An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991), the television series Fievel's American Tails, and two direct-to-video sequels. Kirschner was appointed chairman of Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1989, where he created and executive produced many films, specials and shows, including Wake, Rattle & Roll, Gravedale High and The Pirates of Dark Water.

Kirschner is also creator of the Chucky animatronic doll which is featured in the Chucky series. He has actively produced all 6 films in the franchise and is involved in development of Curse of Chucky, a direct-to-video movie for the series which is made by Universal 1440 Entertainment. Other notable productions include 1997's Cats Don't Dance, winner of the 25th annual Annie Award for Best Animated Feature, 2006's Curious George, based upon the book series of the same name The Martian Child, and Golden Globe-nominated Miss Potter. His recent work includes, executive producer on Curious George, Hocus Pocus 2: Rise of the Elder Witch (In-Development for Disney), Cult of Chucky (In Pre-Production for Universal 1440 Entertainment), Random (In Pre-Production for The Weinstein Company) and Garden District (In-Development for Dimension Films). Kirschner is currently head of his own production company, David Kirschner Productions.


  • Rose Petal Place (1984)
  • Rose Petal Place: Real Friends (1985)
  • An American Tail (1986)
  • Child's Play (1988)
  • Child's Play 2 (1990)
  • The Dreamer of Oz (1990)
  • Child's Play 3 (1991)
  • An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
  • Monster in My Pocket: The Big Scream (1992)
  • Once Upon a Forest (1993)
  • Hocus Pocus (1993)
  • The Halloween Tree (1993)
  • The Town That Santa Forgot (1993)
  • The Flintstones (1994)
  • The Pagemaster (1994)
  • Cats Don't Dance (1997)
  • An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)
  • Bride of Chucky (1998)
  • An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)
  • Titan A.E. (2000)
  • Frailty (2001)
  • Secondhand Lions (2003)
  • Seed of Chucky (2004)
  • Thru the Moebius Strip (2005)
  • Curious George (2006)
  • Miss Potter (2006)
  • Martian Child (2007)
  • Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2010)
  • Curse of Chucky (2013)
  • Cult of Chucky (2017)
  • Television

  • Poochinski (1990, failed TV pilot)
  • Gravedale High (1990)
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (1990–1991, season 1 only)
  • Wake, Rattle & Roll (1990–1991)
  • The Pirates of Dark Water (1991–1993)
  • The Addams Family (1992–1993)
  • Fievel's American Tails (1992)
  • Capitol Critters (1992)
  • Fish Police (1992)
  • Earth: Final Conflict (1997–2002)
  • 5ive Days to Midnight (2004)
  • Curious George (2006–15)
  • References

    David Kirschner Wikipedia