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Mark Sean O'Hare (born July 18, 1968) is an American cartoonist who created the comic strip Citizen Dog.[1]

O'Hare is well known for his work on animated television shows as a writer and storyboard artist for Rocko's Modern LifeSpongeBob SquarePantsBobby's World, Garfield and Friends, Dexter's LaboratoryThe Powerpuff GirlsHey Arnold!The Angry BeaversThe Mighty B! and Chowder. He performed storyboard work on The Ren and Stimpy Show. Throughout the run of the series, O'Hare served as the creative director and supervising producer on Camp Lazlo. He's currently a storyboard artist at Illumination Entertainment.

Although accepted into the aeronautical engineering program at Purdue University, O'Hare shifted focus after his sophomore year to study graphic design, later getting acceptance into the character animation program at California Institute of the Arts.[3]

While a student at Purdue University, he drew a strip called Art Gallery for the student newspaper, The Exponent. The comic ran from the autumn of 1987 to the spring of 1990.

O'Hare was credited the executive producer for the 2001 direct-to-video film Tom and Jerry: The Magic Ring.

O'Hare has been nominated four times for an Emmy from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and won his first Emmy in 2007 for "Outstanding Animated Program" on Camp Lazlo and his second in 2008.

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For the first three seasons, he was paired up with Stephen Hillenburg. He got promoted to director in season 4 and he was paired up with fellow future SpongeBob crew member Derek Drymon.

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