Genndy didn't anticipate the anime boom that has occurred in the USA and therefore was unable to get onboard early.
Genndy feels the biggest problems with action cartoons is that there is "too much talking, way too complicated plotlines for a half hour, and not enough good action."
In 2002, Genndy won the OIAF Award in the category of Best Television Series for his work on Samurai Jack: Jack and the Blind Archers.
In 2001, Genndy won the WAC Winner Award in the category of Best Television Special for his work on Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip.
Genndy feels his most important professional accomplishment to date is creating the character of Dexter from Dexter's Laboratory.
In 2007, Genndy was honored with the Winsor McCay Award at the Annie Awards.
Genndy's favorite television program, past or current, is Seinfeld.
Genndy is the creative president of Orphanage Animation Studios.
Genndy is Jewish.
Genndy studied animation in the Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.
Genndy married Dawn David on October 21, 2000.
Genndy attended the Eugene Field School in Chicago, Illinois when he was young.
Genndy's work is heavily influenced by American comics, pop culture and Japanese anime.
Genndy's father died when he was 16.
Genndy Tartakovsky: (referring to his inspiration in art) I remember, I was horrible at it. For the life of me, I couldn't draw a circle.