Michael Craig Judge (born October 17, 1962) is an American animator, film director, writer and voice actor, best known as the creator and star of the animated television series Beavis and Butt-head (1993-1997, 2011-present), King of the Hill (1997-2010), and The Goode Family (2009). He also wrote, directed and in some instances produced the films Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996), Office Space (1999), Idiocracy (2006) and Extract (2009). Judge is also known for his role in the Spy Kids movie franchise. Born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, his father who worked for a nonprofit organization promoting agricultural development, Judge was raised from age 7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, the second of three children of archaeologist Jim Judge and librarian Margaret Blue. Judge graduated in 1980 from St. Pius X High School in Albuquerque. He was a trombonist in the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program.
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