Boyd Kirkland (b. November 4, 1950 – d.January 27, 2011) was a writer.
Kirkland was born and raised in Utah. He attended college at the Weber State College in Ogden, Utah; where he received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He suffered from lung diseases wich would be the cause of his death in 2011.
Boyd Kirkland was an American animation director. He began his career in animation in 1979 as a layout artist. He worked as a director for the 1992 Batman: The Animated Series and then would continue to write and direct the feature film Batman & Mr. Freeze. He also is credited as sequence director and storyboard artist for the Batman: Mask of the Phantasm movie.
Kirkland is also best known for his work as writer, director and producer on Marvel Animated Series such as X-Men: Evolution and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes!