Thomas McGrath is an American voice actor, animator, screenwriter, and film director. He is known for the DreamWorks animated film Madagascar, which he co-directed with Eric Darnell while voicing the character of Skipper the Penguin. The film spawned two direct sequels, along with a spin-off animated series and film based on the penguins in which McGrath reprised his role as Skipper. McGrath has also directed other DreamWorks animated films such as Megamind, The Boss Baby and its 2021 sequel.
Tom McGrath, Writer: Madagascar. Academy Award nominee Tom McGrath has been working in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. McGrath directed the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated film The Boss Baby, and its sequel, The Boss Baby: Family Business, his sixth film as director for a DreamWorks Animation title, the most of any director at the studio.
Known for. Ultra-running, Charity Work. Tom McGrath (born c. 1950) is an Irish-American ultra-runner. He has run over 200,000 miles to raise money for charities. Due to his 1977 run across America (which he did in a then-record 53 days) and other accolades, he has been nicknamed The Irish Forrest Gump. 
- St. Joseph Teacher-Training College, Belfast
- Ultra-running, Charity Work
- Bar Owner, NYC – The Black Sheep. Former PE Teacher
Birthday: Aug 7, 1964 Birthplace: Lynnwood, Washington, USA Writer, director and artist Tom McGrath was one of the creative forces behind the wildly popular animated film "Madagascar" (2005) and...
- Early life and education
Thomas Berard McGrath is an American media executive. He is the CEO and chairman of Crossroads Live, a production company which invests in live and location-based entertainment on a global scale. He was formerly the CEO of STX Entertainment; chairman of Key Brand Entertainment, a producer and distributor of live theatre in the United States and par...
McGrath was born and raised in Washington, DC. He received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1976, where he was music director for Hasty Pudding Theatricals and conductor for the Harvard University Band. He earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1980. While at business school, he wrote a thesis on the potential of home video distributi...
McGrath began his career in entertainment at Columbia Pictures Industries in 1980. While at Columbia, McGrath established RCA Columbia Home Video and served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Coca-Cola, following its acquisition of Columbia in 1982. McGrath als
After serving two years as Senior Vice President, McGrath was named President and COO of Norman Lear's entertainment company Act III Communications in December 1987. He filled that role until 1990. While at Act III, McGrath expanded its broadcast, publishing, and exhibition opera
In the 1990s, McGrath was named President International of Time Warner International Broadcasting. At Time Warner, he created Classic FM, a national radio network in the UK; n-tv, a German-language national cable news channel; and VIVA, a national German music video channel.
Thomas Patrick "Tom" McGrath was a television producer at RTÉ Television, Ireland's national broadcaster. He is known for "pioneering" The Late Late Show in 1962, and selecting Gay Byrne to host the show. He was also credited with introducing Terry Wogan and Mike Murphy's first television series. He chose the song "All Kinds of Everything", and selected Dana to sing it, as Ireland's winning entry to the 1970 Eurovision contest. He later produced and directed Ireland's staging of the 1971 ...