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|Birth name:||Charles Samuel Addams|
|Roles:||Writer; Penciler; Inker|
|Date of birth:||January 7th, 1912|
|Place of birth:||Westfield, New Jersey|
|Date of death:||September 29th, 1988|
|Place of death:||New York City, New York|
|Notable works:||The Addams Family|
Charles Samuel Addams was an American cartoonist born in Westfield, New Jersey on January 7th, 1912. He known for his particularly darkly humorous and macabre characters. Some of his more infamous recurring characters, who became known as the Addams Family, became the basis for two live-action television series, two animated TV series, three motion pictures and a Broadway musical.
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Charles Addams was credited as creator of the "Addams Family" on every episode of the original Addams Family television series.
- The character of Morticia Addams was patterned after Charles' first wife, Barbara Day, a model whom Charles married in 1943 and divorced in 1953.
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External Links[edit | edit source]
- Charles Addams at NNDB
- Charles Addams at Wikipedia
- Charles Addams at NPR Books
- The Charles Addams Foundation
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