Raina Telgemeier


Birthday May 26, 1977

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace San Francisco, CA

Age 47 years old

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Cartoonist who created the webcomic Smile (A Dental Drama). Scholastic Press's Graphix published it as a graphic novel in 2010.

Before Fame

She suffered a serious mouth injury in her youth and underwent years of orthodontic and dental work.


Her 2013 work Drama won a Stonewall Book Award.

Family Life

She has a sister named Amara and a brother named Will. She married fellow cartoonist Dave Roman in the early 2000s.

Associated With

She created graphic novel adaptations of several books in Ann Martin's young adult series The Baby-Sitters Club.