Charles Addams

1912 - 1988

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Charles Samuel Addams (January 7, 1912 – September 29, 1988) was an American artist and cartoonist known for his darkly humorous and macabre characters. He signed his cartoons under the pen name Chas Addams. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Addams has received more than 1,053,883 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Charles Addams is the 49th most popular comic artist (up from 54th in 2019), the 2,773rd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,074th in 2019) and the 14th most popular American Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Charles Addams ranks 49 out of 174Before him are Katsuhiro Otomo, Hirohiko Araki, Shigeru Mizuki, Claire Bretécher, E. C. Segar, and Philippe Honoré. After him are Enki Bilal, Naoki Urasawa, Jerry Siegel, Art Spiegelman, Joe Shuster, and Riyoko Ikeda.

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Among people born in 1912, Charles Addams ranks 118Before him are Aymoré Moreira, Duško Popov, Wendy Hiller, Kaneto Shindo, Günther Lützow, and Feroze Gandhi. After him are Igor Markevitch, Jean Françaix, Salah al-Din al-Bitar, Jacques Bergier, Barbara Hutton, and Naoto Tajima. Among people deceased in 1988, Charles Addams ranks 75Before him are Henry Murray, Raymond Williams, Andy Gibb, Takeo Miki, Vladimír Menšík, and Erich Fried. After him are Antal Doráti, Anna Mahler, Divine, Piero Taruffi, Trevor Howard, and Edgar Faure.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Addams ranks 2,773 out of 15,968Before him are Kaʻahumanu (1768), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), George Segal (1924), Sal Mineo (1939), Tonya Harding (1970), and David Duke (1950). After him are John Wesley Hyatt (1837), David Lewis (1941), Brion James (1945), Bruce Campbell (1958), George B. McClellan (1826), and Artie Shaw (1910).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Charles Addams ranks 14Before him are Will Eisner (1917), Don Rosa (1951), Winsor McCay (1867), Bill Finger (1914), Charles M. Schulz (1922), and E. C. Segar (1894). After him are Jerry Siegel (1914), Al Taliaferro (1905), Frank Miller (1957), Lee Falk (1911), Richard F. Outcault (1863), and Robert Crumb (1943).