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Tex Avery

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

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
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Group Hanna-Barbera. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2001. Television Hall of Fame 1993. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Hanna-Barbera for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 July 1976.
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A star at 6753 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of band: Hanna-Barbera for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 July 1976.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Berkeley Breathed

Real/Birth Name:
Guy Berkeley Breathed
Nickname(s):
Berke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Brief Facts:

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

Al Capp

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
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Brief Facts:

Cartoon strip L'il Abner. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 2004.

Paul Conrad

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
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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

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

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
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Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Started with Mickey Mouse. California Hall of Fame 2006. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1994. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. Congressional Gold Medal 1968. Hall of Famous Missourians 1993. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Television Hall of Fame 1986. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. Missouri Walk of Fame 2007. Cecil B DeMille Award 1953. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star; ceremony: 8 November 2005.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Rob Gibbs

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

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Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Story artist for cartoon movie Monsters, Inc.

Rube Goldberg

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
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Pulitzer Prize for his political cartooning in 1948. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame.

Chester Gould

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
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Brief Facts:

Created cartoon strip Dick Tracy which he drew from 1931 to 1977. Oklahoma Cartoonists Hall of Fame 2005. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 2001.

Matt Groening

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Abraham Groening
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Creator of the animated TV series The Simpsons, Futurama. TV series The Tracey Ullman Show Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 February 2012.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with show show: The Simpsons for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 14 January 2000.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Johnny Hart

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

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

Stephen Hillenburg

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

Ub Iwerks

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

Brief Facts:

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

Ollie Johnston

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
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Disney animator for animated cartoon movies Bambi, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia. National Medal of Arts 2005.

Chuck Jones

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
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Brief Facts:

Animated movie Gay Purr-ee and many shorts with his characters Pepe LePew, Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7011 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 January 1995.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bob Kane

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
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Brief Facts:

Credited as creator of the comic book character Batman. Jack Kirby Hall of Fame 1994. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 1998. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6764 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 21 October 2015.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bil Keane

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
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Brief Facts:

Cartoon strip The Family Circus

Walt Kelly

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

Brief Facts:

Creator of the comic strip Pogo with an opossum named Pogo. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 1995.

Hank Ketcham

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
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Brief Facts:

Cartoon Dennis the Menace. Movie Dennis the Menace

Walter Lantz

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
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Relationships:

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

Brief Facts:

Responsible for creation of Woody Woodpecker. New Rochelle Walk of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 5 March 1986.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Stan Lee

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
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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. National Medal of Arts 2008. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 1994. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7072 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 4 January 2011.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bill Mauldin

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
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Brief Facts:

Two time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Movie The Red Badge of Courage. Oklahoma Cartoonists Hall of Fame 2005. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6271 Delmar Boulevard.

Bill Melendez

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
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Brief Facts:

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

Willis H. O'Brien

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

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
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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. International Motorsports Hall of Fame 1992. National Sprint Car Hall of Fame 1992. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1994. Medal of Honor 1930. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1965. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame.

Charles M. Schulz

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. United States Hockey Hall of Fame 1993. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2007. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. Will Eisner Hall of Fame 1997. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 28 June 1996.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Shel Silverstein

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. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002.

Tom Tomorrow

Real/Birth Name:
Dan Perkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
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

Real/Birth Name:
Garretson Beekman Trudeau
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
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

Mort Walker

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. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame 1989.

Chic Young

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. William Randolph Hearst Cartoon Hall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6174 Delmar Boulevard.
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