Worked as a very popular Playboy magazine cartoonist. He also wrote the famous Catcalendar Cats; the Complete Collection in 1981 and Two Guys Fooling Around with the Moon in 1982.
He went to Brooklyn's Pratt Institute for college, and spent a long time painting and travelling through Europe before settling in San Francisco.
His most acclaimed work, Cat, is a work comprised of various cat cartoons illustrated in his unique style.
He was survived by his second wife, Judith Kliban, and his two daughters: Sarah and Kalia.
His second wife Judith later went on to marry actor Bill Bixby after his death in 1990.