Lynn Johnston

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Birthday
28, 1947
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Cartoonist who became known for her popular comic strip, For Better or For Worse. She won several awards for her work, which often relates stories and impressions from her childhood in Lynn Lake, Manitoba.

Before Fame

She was born in Ontario and raised in British Columbia, and she trained at the Vancouver School of Art before working for several years at McMaster University as a medical artist.

Trivia

She was both the first female and the first Canadian recipient of the Reuben Award (presented by the National Cartoonist Society).

Family Life

She was married twice and had a daughter named Katie and a son named Aaron. She separated from her second husband, Rod Johnston, in 2007.

Associated With

She and Peanuts creator, Charles Schulz, were close friends.