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Mike Nawrocki Biography

Mike Nawrocki born as Michael Nawrocki is an American producer, director, voice actor, musician, animator, puppeteer, businessman, writer, and musician. He is known as the co-maker of the long-running, Christian video arrangement, VeggieTales where he voices Larry the Cucumber. He additionally voices numerous other fundamental characters on the show, including Jerry Gourd, and Jean-Claude Pea, and different characters, is the fellow benefactor of Big Idea Entertainment close by Phil Vischer, and as of now fills in as the Executive Vice President of the company. He has coordinated a few of their creations, including the honor winning Silly Songs with Larry fragments from VeggieTales.

Mike Nawrocki Age

Nawrocki was born on July 8, 1966, in Dayton, Ohio, United States. He is 52 years old as of 2018.

Mike Nawrocki Wife

Mike is married to Lisa Nawrocki

Mike Nawrocki Children

Nawrocki and Lisa have two children; Alejandra Nawrocki, Michael Nawrocki, Jr.

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Mike Nawrocki Career

Nawrocki initially needed a profession in the medicinal field and learned at St. Paul Bible College (presently Crown College) where he met Phil Vischer while serving on a manikin service. Nawrocki later enlisted at the University of Illinois-Chicago, and joined Vischer at GRAFx, Nawrocki financed his restorative training by taking an occupation with Renaissance Video, a video creation office where he picked up involvement in video generation and movement. In 1993, Nawrocki left Film and Tape Works, an organization that had bought GRAFx Studios, and his future in prescription to join Vischer and established Big Idea Productions. After Big Idea’s liquidation in 2003, Nawrocki reactivated the organization in 2004.

On September 30, 2008, Big Idea Entertainment named Nawrocki to the situation of Executive Vice President. He will “administer all imaginative and generation at the Big Idea studio,” “lead the advancement and dispatch of new arrangement, brands and properties for Big Idea,” will have the “underlying center will incorporate building up a unique new VeggieTales TV arrangement,” and “develop new key associations and unions in the inventive network to help extend the Big Idea portfolio.”

In 2014, DreamWorks Classics, the parent organization of Big Idea, marked a restrictive arrangement with Netflix to deliver and disperse VeggieTales in the House. Nawrocki was marked on to keep voicing Larry, Jerry, and Jean-Claude.

Revival of VeggieTales

In March of 2019, Mike’s accomplice Phil Vischer reported on his Twitter that he had re-cooperated with Mike at TBN to resuscitate the VeggieTales arrangement. Much the same as beforehand, Vischer and Nawrocki would come back to voice their characters and furthermore fill in as scholars for the new show.

Mike Nawrocki Filmography


  • 2019 The VeggieTales Show
  • 2017 VeggieTales in the City
  • 2014–2016 VeggieTales in the House
  • 2008 The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie
  • 2002–03 Larryboy: The Cartoon Adventures
  • 2002 Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie
  • 2000–03, 2006–08 3-2-1 Penguins!
  • 1993–2015 VeggieTales series

Mike Nawrocki Books

  • Bob Lends a Helping . . . Hand? (2003)
  • Peas and Thank You! (2003)
  • The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything and Me! (2004)

Mike Nawrocki Awards

  • 2014 Won Children’s Album of the Year GMA Dove Award
  • 2007 Won Children’s Music Album of the Year GMA Dove Award
  • 2003 Won Children’s Music Album of the Year GMA Dove Award
  • 2001 Won Children’s Music Album of the Year GMA Dove Award
  • 2000 Won Children’s Music Album of the Year GMA Dove Award
  • 1998 Won Long Form Music Video of the Year GMA Dove Award
  • 1997 Won Animated Short Film or Video World’s Children’s Prize Foundation’s Children’s Jury Award
  • 1997 Won Children’s Music Album of the Year GMA Dove Award

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