Denis Gifford

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Birthday
26, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 18, 2000 (72)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1927
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 18, 2000 (72)

About

He was an accomplished cartoonist, author, and journalist. He was praised for his simple drawing style. He also created the Ally Sloper Awards, which are presented to cartoonists based in the UK.

Before Fame

He created a comic called The Junior while in school. Further, he had published illustrations in comics at just 14.

Trivia

He once worked for the Guinness Book of Records as a comics expert.

Family Life

He was the only son of printer William Gifford and his wife Amelia.

Associated With

He produced art for the movie adaptation of The Sheriff Comics, which starred Western actor Roy Rogers.