Since 1996, Gene Grillo has been a staff writer and series editor for a variety of hit, animated TV series, including Johnny Bravo, Jimmy Neutron, and Back at the Barnyard, and Kung Fu Panda. Like many comedy writers, Grillo began as an actor working with Second City in Chicago — a sketch comedy/improv group where performers are also writers. Presently, Grillo is working on the new show Breadwinners for Nickelodeon.
I spoke to Gene via Skype at his home in Pasadena, CA.
Listen to Part II here.
Visit Gene Grillo’s IMDB page here.