Rene Goscinny

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Birthday
14, 1926
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 5, 1977 (51)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1926
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 5, 1977 (51)

About

Famous for his work on the popular Lucky Luke, Asterix, and Iznogoud comic book series, this French author and cartoonist published his comics in Pilote and Tintin magazines during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

Before Fame

The son of Polish Jews, he was born in Paris, France, and raised primarily in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In his early twenties, he served in the French Army and was tasked with creating poster art for the military.

Trivia

He was the 1974 recipient of a Swedish international cartoonists' honor known as the Adamson Award.

Family Life

Following their 1967 wedding, he and his wife Gilberte Pollaro-Millo welcomed a daughter named Anne. Sadly, he died of a heart attack when his daughter was only nine years old.

Associated With

He and artist Albert Uderzo collaborated on the popular Asterix series of comic books.