Bud Fisher

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Birthday
3, 1885
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Sep 7, 1954 (69)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1885
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Sep 7, 1954 (69)

About

American artist who created the cartoon Mutt and Jeff which became the first successful daily comic strip in the United States.

Before Fame

He worked as a journalist and sketch artist after attending the University of Chicago.

Trivia

He kept a large stable of Thoroughbred racehorses in the early 1920s.

Family Life

He married Aedita de Beaumont in 1925 and though they separated after four weeks, they never divorced.

Associated With

His comic Mutt and Jeff was featured in the San Francisco Examiner, which was owned by William Randolph Hearst .