Charles Addams

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Birthday
7, 1912
Birthplace
Westfield, NJ
Death Date
Sep 29, 1988 (76)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1912
Birthplace
Westfield, NJ
Death Date
Sep 29, 1988 (76)

About

Creator of The Addams Family, a popular cartoon that spawned movies, musicals, and television shows. In 1961, he received an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

Before Fame

He was distantly related to United States Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams.

Trivia

He drew and created nearly 1,500 cartoons throughout his lengthy career.

Family Life

He married Sally Smith, who was the sister of his brother-in-law.

Associated With

Hank Ketcham was another famous cartoonist whose work reached wide audiences.