Peyo

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Birthday
25, 1928
Birthplace
Brussels, Belgium
Death Date
Dec 24, 1992 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1928
Birthplace
Brussels, Belgium
Death Date
Dec 24, 1992 (64)

About

Creator of famous little blue monsters, The Smurfs. At the Angouleme International Comics Festival in 1984, he was presented with the Youth Prize (9-12 years) Award.

Before Fame

He took his name, Peyo, early on in his career because of his English cousin's mispronunciation of Pierrot.

Trivia

In the film adaptation of The Smurfs in 2011, he was written in, claiming to be researching the myths of the little blue creatures.

Family Life

His father died of a heart attack on Christmas Eve in 1992.

Associated With

He worked in the film adaptation of The Smurfs along with actor Alan Cumming.