Luciano Bottaro

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Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Nov 25, 2006 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Nov 25, 2006 (75)

About

Famous for drawing the Paperino (Donald Duck) Disney character for an Italian comics magazine and for creating a popular comic series about the adventures of a buccaneer character named Pepito, this twentieth-century cartoonist achieved widespread fame in Western and Eastern Europe.

Before Fame

After briefly studying accounting, he began drawing cartoons for an Italian publication titled Lo Scolaro.

Trivia

Notable for his association with the Bierreci Studios, he worked on an animated Italian television series called Carosello.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Rapallo, Italy.

Associated With

He was influenced by the work of fellow cartoonists Otto Messmer and Winsor McCay.