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Jim Davis

Garfield Cartoonist Jim Davis
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Full Name: James Robert Davis
Profession: Garfield Cartoonist

United States of America

Biography: Best known as the creator of the highly successful comic strip Garfield, which has been published since 1978 and grew to become the world's most widely syndicated comic strip.

Born: July 28, 1945
Birthplace: Marion, Indiana, USA
Age: 76 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 2000-07-16 Garfield cartoonist Jim Davis (54) weds Jill Davis

Historical Events

  • 1978-06-19 Garfield, created by Jim Davis, 1st appears as a comic strip

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