Carl Barks

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Birthday
27, 1901
Birthplace
Merrill, OR
Death Date
Aug 25, 2000 (99)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1901
Birthplace
Merrill, OR
Death Date
Aug 25, 2000 (99)

About

Prolific cartoonist most recognized for creating Scrooge McDuck and his hysterical comics about Donald Duck. In 1973, he won The Academy of Comic Book Arts Hall of Fame Award.

Before Fame

He worked exhaustively as a farmer, a mule driver, a cowboy, and a printer before settling on animation.

Trivia

In 1991, he also won the prestigious Disney Legends Award for his work and contributions to Cartooning.

Family Life

He had one brother, Carl, whom he was close to while moving all over the Northwest growing up. He married and divorced three times and had three children.

Associated With

A scan of his Scrooge McDuck was the first image ever shown on an Apple computer, created by co-founder Steven Jobs.