Category Search - cartoonist (Print cartoonist or animator for animated movies)

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Tex Avery
cartoonist, director, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Bean Avery
Nickname(s):
Tex
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Walter Lantz and MGM animator. Created Daffy Duck and Droopy Dog. Responsible for personality of Bugs Bunny.

Joseph Barbera
cartoonist, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Roland Barbera
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Hanna-Barbera

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A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 21 July 1976 as a member of group Hanna-Barbera.

Berkeley Breathed
cartoonist, director, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Guy Berkeley Breathed
Nickname(s):
Berke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon strip Bloom County. Pulitzer Prize editorial cartoons. Name pronounced "BREATH-ed."

Al Capp
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gerald Caplin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon strip L'il Abner

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Leo Carrillo
actor, activist, cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Leopoldo Antonio Carrillo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Cisco Kid in the role of Pancho

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1635 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1517 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Paul Conrad
cartoonist, sculptor

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Francis Conrad
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Political editorial cartoons in newspapers Denver Post, Los Angeles Times. Sculpture Chain Reaction made of chains in Santa Monica, California. Pulitzer Prize for cartoons, 1964, 1971 and 1984.

Tiger Darrow
actor, musician, cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Willa Darrow
Gender:
Female

Brief Facts:

Movie The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl in 3-D. Took her name 'Tiger' as a child because her sister's name is Kitty.

Walt Disney
producer, cartoonist, kids, business

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Elias Disney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Roy O. Disney by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Started with Mickey Mouse.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Rob Gibbs
writer, actor, cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gibbs
Also Known As:
Robert Gibbs
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Story artist for cartoon movie Monsters, Inc.

Rube Goldberg
cartoonist, inventor, writer, sculptor

Real/Birth Name:
Reuben Garrett Lucius Goldberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pulitzer Prize for his political cartooning in 1948.

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Chester Gould
cartoonist, writer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Chester Gould
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

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Created cartoon strip Dick Tracy which he drew from 1931 to 1977.

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Matt Groening
cartoonist, producer, actor, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Abraham Groening
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of the animated TV series The Simpsons, Futurama. TV series The Tracey Ullman Show

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 14 February 2012

Johnny Hart
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
John Lewis Hart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Creator of the comic strip B.C. and co-creator of the cartoon strip Wizard of Id

Stephen Hillenburg
cartoonist, producer, scientist, educator, director, writer, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen McDannell Hillenburg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of cartoon TV series SpongeBob SquarePants. Died of ALS.

Ub Iwerks
producer, director, painter, photographer, writer, kids, cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Ubbe Ert Iwwerks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
70 or 71

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Animator and more for Walt Disney. Many animated movies including Steamboat Willie

Ollie Johnston
cartoonist, painter, educator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Oliver Martin Johnston Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

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Disney animator for animated cartoon movies Bambi, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia

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Chuck Jones
cartoonist, writer, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Martin Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Animated movie Gay Purr-ee and many shorts with his characters Pepe LePew, Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7011 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 10 January 1995

Bob Kane
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Kahn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Credited as creator of the comic book character Batman.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 21 October 2015

Bil Keane
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
William Aloysius Keane
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon strip The Family Circus

Walt Kelly
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Crawford Kelly Jr.
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Creator of the comic strip Pogo with an opossum named Pogo.

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Hank Ketcham
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Henry King Ketcham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon Dennis the Menace. Movie Dennis the Menace

Walter Lantz
producer, writer, director, actor, cartoonist, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanza
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Grace Stafford, until her earlier death.
Older than Grace Stafford by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Responsible for creation of Woody Woodpecker.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 5 March 1986

Stan Lee
cartoonist, kids

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Martin Lieber
Nickname(s):
the Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-creator of comic book and film heroes Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Daredevil, the Avengers, Silver Surfer and Dr. Strange.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7072 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry, ceremony date: 4 January 2011

Bill Mauldin
cartoonist, actor

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Mauldin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Two time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Movie The Red Badge of Courage

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St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6271 Delmar Boulevard

Bill Melendez
cartoonist, actor, producer, director, writer, educator

Real/Birth Name:
JosÚ Cuauhtemoc MelÚndez
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Animated or produced many 'Peanuts' cartoon special movies, including A Charlie Brown Christmas. Voice of Snoopy

Willis H. O'Brien
effects, cartoonist, boxing

Real/Birth Name:
Willis Harold O'Brien
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Father of stop-motion animation using models. Created the ape for movies King Kong (1933), Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Eddie Rickenbacker
military, hero, business, writer, aviator, auto racing, cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Bickenbacher
Also Known As:
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
Nickname(s):
Fast Eddie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

No middle name at birth. Changed name during World War I. Hero in World War I with 26 aerial victories. Executive and owner of airlines including Easterm Airlines. Owner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Scripts written for cartoon Ace Drummond

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Charles M. Schulz
cartoonist, hockey, ice skating, business, writer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Monroe Schulz
Also Known As:
Charles Schulz
Nickname(s):
Sparky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and artist for the cartoon Peanuts. Created roles of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Sally Brown. Cartoon movies A Charlie Brown Christmas, It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown, It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown. Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Owner of an ice skating rink.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 28 June 1996

Shel Silverstein
writer, poet, composer, musician, cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Sheldon Allan Silverstein
Nickname(s):
Uncle Shelby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Children's books A Light in the Attic, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, Don't Bump the Glump! and Other Fantasies. Song A Boy Named Sue. Death date uncertain, could be May 8 or May 9.

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Tom Tomorrow
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Dan Perkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cartoon and commentary This Modern World

Garry Trudeau
writer, producer, director, actor, cartoonist, activist, Broadway, lyricist

Real/Birth Name:
Garretson Beekman Trudeau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Jane Pauley by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Creator of the cartoon Doonesbury. TV series Alpha House. Broadway musical Doonesbury

Mort Walker
cartoonist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Addison Morton Walker
Also Known As:
Addison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator of the cartoons Beetle Bailey, Hi and Lois

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Chic Young
cartoonist

Real/Birth Name:
Murat Bernard Young
Nickname(s):
Chic
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Cartoon Blondie in newspapers. Made into movies. See Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6174 Delmar Boulevard
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