It’s been a while since our last blog interview with a Fairly OddParents crew-member, but this sit-down with character designer Michael Dougherty will hopefully show it’ll have been worth the wait.
Frederator: Where did you grow up?
Michael: I grew up in Chula Vista, CA, a suburb of San Diego, which is about nine miles north of the Mexico border and nine miles south of downtown. My family lived in the predominantly Hispanic, blue collar neighborhood of Otay where one could, at any hour of the day, hear chickens clucking, Mariachi music playing, and church bells ringing down the street. My dad was a reservist with the USAF working at a local air base in non-destructive metals testing, and my mom was an elementary school teacher and homemaker. I am the sixth of eight kids. I have seven siblings: four brothers and three sisters. Growing up in a big family was a blast because we [Read more…]