Winsor McCay

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Birthday
26, 1871
Birthplace
Spring Lake, MI
Death Date
Jul 26, 1934 (62)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1871
Birthplace
Spring Lake, MI
Death Date
Jul 26, 1934 (62)

About

Pioneering comic strip artist, cartoonist and animator who created the elegant strip Little Nemo in Slumberland.

Before Fame

He got his start in the Midwestern states as a graphic designer of posters and advertisements. Soon thereafter, he began creating comic strips for the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Trivia

His New York Herald comic strip, Little Nemo, was hugely successful and gave him the freedom to work the vaudeville circuit as a speed-drawing chalk artist.

Family Life

He was born in Spring Lake, Michigan.

Associated With

He influenced Walt Disney and other well-known animators.