Bruce Petty

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Birthday
30, 1929
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1929 (age 88)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Prolific cartoonist and one of Australia's most famous political satirists who became known for working with Melbourne's The Age newspaper.

Before Fame

He got his start when he was just 20, accepting an animation gig with the Owen Brothers studio in 1949.

Trivia

In 2007, he was the recipient of the AFI Best Documentary Director Award for his film Global Haywire, which he wrote, directed, and animated.

Family Life

He married novelist Kate Grenville.

Associated With

He has said that he was inspired to create after reading the book The Outsider, which was later adapted for the silver screen by Nicholas Jarecki.