Satirical cartoonist best known for creating and pionerring the single-panel cartoon series The Far Side. His cartoons have appeared in over 1,900 newspapers.
He attributes his paranoid humor to his older brother Dan, who would pull pranks on him and play off his fear of monsters under the bed.
His cartoons were circulated internationally for fifteen years.
He married wife Toni Carmichael in 1987.
Jane Goodall was a fan of his work and found it smart, engaging, and entertaining.