Alex Hirsch

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Alex Hirsch is an animator and producer perhaps most well known for his creation of the Disney animated series Gravity Falls, on which he served as a director, writer, and even voice actor, portraying a multitude of characters, including main cast member Grunkle Stan and primary antagonist Bill Cipher.

Since the mid-2010s, Hirsch has become a collaborator with and friend of the Brothers Chaps.

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Collaborations

Gravity Falls

For a full list of Matt Chapman's contributions to Gravity Falls, see Matt Chapman#Gravity Falls.

During the 2010s hiatus from the site, Matt Chapman worked on Gravity Falls as a writer and voice actor in several episodes. He eventually left the show to return to Georgia and Homestar Runner, though still voices side characters on other Disney Television Animation cartoon series.

Homestar Runner

Alex Hirsch's Twitter was an early, popular account to take notice of the newly-active @StrongBadActual account in 2014.

Hirsch makes a live action appearance in the Strong Bad Email parenting, as a producer giving prompts to "one-man hubbub" Homestar Runner. He helped playtest Trogdor!! The Board Game.

Alex Hirsch and Strong Bad were guests on the Gravity Falls podcast Mystery Shack Lookback on July 13, 2022.

Fun Facts

  • In Haunted Photo Booth, Bubs dressed as Grunkle Stan from Gravity Falls.
  • Matt Chapman auditioned to voice Grunkle Stan. Hirsch thought the voice sounded too much like Strong Bad, and was concerned that he and other Homestar Runner fans would find it too distracting when watching the cartoon; Hirsch went on to voice Grunkle Stan himself.

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