A storyboard artist who has contributed to such iconic animated films and television series as "The Little Mermaid" and "The Simpsons", Tuck Tucker is also known for directing the 2002 feature length "Hey Arnold! The Movie". Tucker's career in the entertainment industry began in 1988, when he started drawing for "ALF Tales", an animated envisioning of the popular puppet character. The next year, he lent his talents to Disney for the box office smash "The Little Mermaid", and as the 1990s dawned, Tucker joined the animation department of the beloved FOX comedy "The Simpsons". By 1994, Tucker was storyboarding episodes of "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters", Nickelodeon's cartoon about a trio of not-so-scary creatures. Tucker then continued his relationship with the children's channel, as he started to handle the storyboards for "Hey Arnold!", a humorous urban adventure series on the network. Tucker also made his made his directorial debut with the show. After working on "Hey Arnold!" through the early 2000s and helming the big screen adaptation of the series, Tucker and "Arnold!" creator Craig Bartlett co-directed the animated Western TV movie "Party Wagon". Tucker then went on to write for the quirky Nickelodeon hit "SpongeBob SquarePants", and also worked on the program's storyboards.