Gary Larson

Cartoonist Gary Larson

Profession: Cartoonist

United States of America

Biography: Gary Larson drew the phenomenally popular "The Far Side" comic strip from 1980 to 1995, when he retired. His style was surreal, subversive and a big departure from the most cute comic strips of time.

From 2020 he began publishing again uploading new material on his website.

Born: August 14, 1950
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, USA
Age: 72 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo

Historical Events

  • 1980-01-01 Comic strip "The Far Side" by Gary Larson debuts in The San Francisco Chronicle
  • 1994-10-03 Gary Larson, announces he is retiring from doing "The Far Side" cartoon
  • 1995-01-01 Last "The Far Side" by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980)

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