Chris Reccardi was an American cartoon director, animator, character designer, producer, writer and storyboard artist. He was best known for his work on the Nickelodeon animated series The Ren & Stimpy Show (along with Bob Jaques, Kelly Armstrong, Bob Camp, Lynne Naylor, Vincent Waller and Richard Pursel), and his storyboards for many shows, including Samurai Jack, The Powerpuff Girls (1998), Tiny Toon Adventures, and had directing duties on Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! and SpongeBob SquarePants. He was also the supervising producer for the first season of Regular Show and creative director for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome. In 2007, he co-created and developed a pilot for Nickelodeon called The Modifyers alongside his wife Lynne Naylor. He passed away of a heart attack May 2, 2019. He was 54 years old.