Wesley Archer

Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 38
Wesley Meyer Archer is an American television animation director. He was one of the original three animators on The Simpsons, Tracey Ullman shorts, and subsequently directed a number of The Simpsons episodes before becoming supervising director at King of the Hill. A few years later he left King of the Hill to direct for Futurama, before eventually returning to King of the Hill. read more

Wesley Meyer Archer is an American television animation director. He was one of the original three animators on The Simpsons, Tracey Ullman shorts, and subsequently directed a number of The Simpsons episodes before becoming supervising director at King of the Hill. A few years later he left King of the Hill to direct for Futurama, before eventually returning to King of the Hill. Wes continued to supervise the direction of King of the Hill until the final season. He acted as a consulting director for the last season of King of the Hill, as he joined The Goode Family as supervising director. Archer's college animation film, "Jac Mac and Rad Boy, Go!" has long been a cult classic after receiving repeated airplay on USA Network's Night Flight in the 1980s. He studied at the Film Graphics/Experimental Animation Program at CalArts. He is currently the supervising director on Rick and Morty.

Birth Name

Wesley Meyer Archer

Born

Sunday, 26 November 1961

Director Filmography

2018 Emmy Outstanding Animated Program Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour) Nominated
1999 Emmy Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) Won
1998 Emmy Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) Nominated
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