J.G. Quintel

J.G. Quintel

James Garland Quintel (born September 13, 1982), better known as J. G. Quintel, is an American voice actor, animator, television writer, producer and director best known as the creator of Cartoon Network's Regular Show, in which he also voiced the characters Mordecai and High Five Ghost, and the forthcoming HBO Max series Close Enough. He was formerly the creative director for The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, an animated series that aired on Cartoon Network from June 2008 to August 2010 and a writer and storyboard artist on Camp Lazlo from 2006–2008. In December 2009, ASIFA-Hollywood nominated Quintel for an Annie Award in the category of "Directing in a Television Production" for his directing work on an episode of The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. In September 2011, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences nominated Quintel for a Primetime Emmy Award in the Outstanding Short-format Animated Program category for Regular Show. He most recently worked for Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California developing episodes for Regular Show. Quintel got the inspiration for his work from Matt Groening, Mike Judge, and his old boss Joe Murray. In May 2017, it was announced that TBS has picked up a new animated series by Quintel, entitled Close Enough, a co-production of Cartoon Network Studios with the newly-established Studio T, which was later revealed to premiere on HBO Max.