Kevin Lima (born c. 1962) is an American film director who has directed a number of Disney films including his debut film A Goofy Movie in 1995, Tarzan, 102 Dalmatians, Eloise at the Plaza, Eloise at Christmastime and Enchanted. Before directing, he worked as an animator and character designer on films such as The Little Mermaid and The Great Mouse Detective and a story editor for Aladdin and Oliver & Company. At the moment he is working on a feature adaptation of the classic tale of Tom Thumb entitled Thumb for Warner Bros. Kevin is also developing Candy Land with Universal and Hasbro and Afterlife with Fox 2000. Kevin studied film and animation at the California Institute of the Arts, during the mid-80’s. He is married to Brenda Chapman, an animation Director at Pixar. His grandparents were both Portuguese.