Harvey Ball

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Birthday
10, 1921
Birthplace
Worcester, MA
Death Date
Apr 12, 2001 (79)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1921
Birthplace
Worcester, MA
Death Date
Apr 12, 2001 (79)

About

Commercial artist who profited off the creation of the smiley-face icon.

Before Fame

He earned the Bronze Star during World War II, and in 1979 he was able to retire as full colonel.

Trivia

He started his own business Harvey Ball Advertising in 1959.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Winifred.

Associated With

He and Al Hirschfeld were both able to commercialize their talent for art.