Dave Crick – Best known as the main character designer for the popular animated series “Bob’s Burgers” from FOX – He died after a skydiving accident.
Dave died Thursday after suffering injuries in a skydiving accident last weekend … although at this point it is not clear exactly what his specific injuries were.
Honors were pouring in from fellow Hollywood … including the director of “Bob Burgers”. Simon Chung.
Today we tragically lost the main character designer and our friend Dave Crick. A cool, gorgeous and talented guy I can guarantee your favorite Bob character will be styled at some point. I will miss you, my friend x https://t.co/NOxEq1VOGw
Bernard DerimanThe show’s moderator also paid tribute to his longtime colleague and tweeted one of Dave’s drawings and posted photos of one of the treehouses erected around bonsai plants. Work is very cool.
We lost a great artist and a great friend on Bobs today – our lead character designer, Dave Creek. Here is one of his many designs, Lady Tinsel, and one of his great treehouses. pic.twitter.com/5yX4fZ8ZiQ
Dave is credited with 79 episodes of “Bob’s Burgers” since the series launched in 2011. Some of his other animation credits include “Central Park”, “Brickleberry” and “Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown”.
He graduated from California Institute of the Arts in 2005 and was also an assistant professor there – teaching animation and workshops.