Alfred Bestall

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Birthday
14, 1892
Birthplace
Myanmar
Death Date
Jan 15, 1986 (93)
Birth Sign
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14, 1892
Birthplace
Myanmar
Death Date
Jan 15, 1986 (93)

About

Writer and illustrator who created episodes of Rupert Bear, a cartoon strip in the London Daily Express, for thirty years.

Before Fame

He served in the English Army during World War I as a troop transporter.

Trivia

He was the recipient of the Order of the British Empire honor, which was bestowed upon him by the Queen in 1985.

Family Life

He was born in Mandalay, Burma.

Associated With

Bestall's comic was the subject of a documentary called The Rupert Bear Story, directed by Terry Jones.