Don Figlozzi

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Birthday
17, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 21, 1981 (72)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 21, 1981 (72)

About

Prolific cartoonist most recognized for creating the Popeye comic strip. He won the 2nd and 3rd place honors at Time magazine's As Seen By Cartoon contest.

Before Fame

He received his formal Arts education at elite colleges like the Pratt Institute and Cooper Union in New York.

Trivia

He was a member of the highly exclusive National Cartoonists Society until his death.

Family Life

He died unmarried.

Associated With

He and artist Paul Thek both studied at Manhattan's Cooper Union college.