Bil Keane

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Birthday
5, 1922
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Nov 8, 2011 (89)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1922
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Nov 8, 2011 (89)

About

Cartoonist responsible for the syndicated series, The Family Circus. He has won the National Cartoonist's Society Award for Best Syndicated Panel on four separate occasions.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, where he created the infamous 'At Ease with the Japanese' cartoon.

Trivia

In 2002, he was also honored with the Silver T-Square Award from the National Cartoonist's Society.

Family Life

He married Thelma Carne in 1948. They had five children: Gayle, Neal, Glen, Chris and Jeff, who is also an cartoonist.

Associated With

He worked as a cartoonist during WWII, much like Pulitzer Prize winning contemporary Bill Mauldin .