Willy Vandersteen

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Birthday
15, 1913
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Aug 28, 1990 (77)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1913
Birthplace
Belgium
Death Date
Aug 28, 1990 (77)

About

Comic artist and writer who parlayed his success into over 200 million copies of his various stories sold worldwide. In 2007, he was honored with the Prestige Award at the Prix Saint-Michel in Brussels.

Before Fame

During his youth, he would draw characters on sidewalks.

Trivia

After Anne Frank, he was the second most translated Dutch author in the world.

Family Life

He grew up in Belgium and had two children.

Associated With

His well-known reputation and quality of work made many consider him the Walt Disney of the Low Countries.