Dan Povenmire

Creator / Executive Producer: Hamster & Gretel

Emmy Award®-winning animation veteran Dan Povenmire is creator and executive producer of Disney Channel’s original animated superhero series “Hamster & Gretel.”

Povenmire is renowned for co-creating and executive producing Disney’s five-time Emmy Award-winning series “Phineas and Ferb,” for which he earned 10 Emmy Award nominations in four different categories ranging from songwriting to voice-over performance, and won for Outstanding Writing in Animation in 2010.

Along with his “Phineas and Ferb” co-creator, Jeff “Swampy” Marsh, Povenmire also co-created and executive produced Disney’s “Milo Murphy’s Law,” an animated series that followed 13-year-old Milo Murphy, the great-great-great-great grandson of the Murphy’s Law namesake.

Most recently, Povenmire was co-creator, executive producer and supervising director of Disney+’s original animated adventure movie “Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe,” in which he also reprised his role as the ridiculously evil Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz.

With over 25 years of experience in directing, storyboarding and writing, Povenmire has worked on multiple critically acclaimed animated series including “Family Guy,” “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “The Simpsons,” “Rocko’s Modern Life” and “Hey Arnold!”

Povenmire was born in California and raised in Mobile, Alabama. He studied cinema at University of Southern California and is married with two children.