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Amazing People from Lubbock County Texas

Conrad Vernon

Conrad Vernon

Conrad Vernon IV was born in Lubbock, Texas July 11, 1968. He is a voice actor, storyboard artist and director. He is best known for work he provided in DreamWorks animated film series Shrek where he wrote and voiced the role of the Gingerbread Man and directed Shrek 2. He provided the voice for Mason the chimp in the animated film series Madagascar.

 

Vernon began his career in 1991. In 1996, he joined DreamWorks, where he worked as a storyboard artist on Antz. After Antz proved a success as the first animated feature film to be produced by DreamWorks Animation, Vernon signed on as a writer for Shrek, where he was responsible for the Gingerbread Man, and eventually voiced that character. He also appeared in Shrek 4-D and Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas.

 

Vernon  was the voice behind Insectosaurus and also directed the film Monsters vs. Aliens. He is the director and producer of the raunchy 2016 animated adult film Sausage Party.

 

In 2017, Vernon was hired to direct an animated feature, The Jetsons, from a screenplay by Matt Lieberman, which is being made by Warner Bros., under its Warner Animation Group banner.

 

Conrad's latest film ,The Adams Family 2 is set to be released October 1, 2021.

 

Vernon is currently living in Los Angeles, California

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Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Vintage Texas Photos (eBay)

Conrad Vernon Movies and TV (Amazon)

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Lubbock County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Lubbock County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Lubbock, Idalou, Wolfforth, Slaton, Shallowater and New Deal Texas Left a total $794,070 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs.

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 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
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