Alexander Robert "Alex" Hirsch (born June 18, 1985) is the creator of the Disney show, Gravity Falls, where he also provides the voices of many characters, including Stan Pines and Jesus "Soos" Alzamirano Ramirez. He based a lot of the series on his own childhood experiences.Prior to Gravity Falls, he got his start at Cartoon Network storyboarding on The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack (Pendleton Ward of Adventure Time fame was his board partner). He went on to co-develop Fish Hooks for Disney before moving onto his masterpiece.After Gravity Falls ended its run in 2016 (with the stated intention of avoiding Seasonal Rot), he became involved with the film industry co-writing Detective Pikachu with Nicole Perlman, and also co-writing the story for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.He is currently writing a Gravity Falls graphic novel, Lost Legends.
Roles played by Alex Hirsch
- Fish Hooks: Clamantha, Fumble
- Gravity Falls: Grunkle Stan, Soos, Old Man McGucket, Bill Cipher, Mayor Befufftlefumpter, The Horrifying Sweaty One-Armed Monstrosity (later airings)
- Phineas and Ferb: Officer Concord the Juice Time Juice Box Flavor Cop
- Rick and Morty: Toby Matthews
Tropes associated with Alex Hirsch's works:
- Man of a Thousand Voices: Each of the characters that he voices sounds vastly different.
- Playing Gertrude: Hirsch just turned 30 in 2015. He's also the voice of 60+ Stan Pines and Old Man McGucket, as well as the 100+ Mayor Befufftlefumpter.