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Arlene Klasky

Arlene Klasky is one of the television industry’s leading advocates for quality animated programming that entertains children. In 1999, she was named one of the “Top 25 Women in Animation” by the industry’s leading publication, Animation Magazine.Klasky and her partner, Gabor Csupo, formed Klasky Csupo, Inc. in 1981. Combining their respective talents in graphic design and character animation proved to be a long-lasting successful formula. Today, she continues to work on new project development for television and features. She oversees the studio’s projects in broadstrokes on a daily basis along with Csupo. Klasky was the creative force behind the box-office hits “The Rugrats Movie” and “Rugrats in Paris: The Movie.”Klasky played a major role as co-creator and executive producer on the two-time Emmy Award-winning “Rugrats” and designed several of the series’ major characters. Her vision has inspired other distinctive productions including, “Rugrats,” “AAHHH!!! Real Monsters,” “Santo Bugito,” “Rocket Power” and “The Wild Thornberrys.”