Mort Walker

1923 - 2018

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Addison Morton Walker (September 3, 1923 – January 27, 2018) was an American comic strip writer, best known for creating the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey in 1950 and Hi and Lois in 1954. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mort Walker has received more than 315,716 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mort Walker is the 111th most popular comic artist (down from 106th in 2019), the 7,474th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,634th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Mort Walker ranks 111 out of 174Before him are John Romita Sr., Tite Kubo, Roy Thomas, Ken Akamatsu, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, and George Herriman. After him are Iginio Straffi, Sylvain Chomet, Hajime Isayama, Jamie Hewlett, Ken Sugimori, and Yukito Kishiro.

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Among people born in 1923, Mort Walker ranks 323Before him are Natália Correia, Piero D'Inzeo, Alice Coachman, Adolfo Schwelm Cruz, Mae Young, and George Russell. After him are Basil Hume, Ivano Blason, Joseph Keller, Boris Sagal, Alice Ghostley, and Monica Lovinescu. Among people deceased in 2018, Mort Walker ranks 344Before him are Peter Sutherland, William Blum, Peter Hill-Wood, Paddy Ashdown, Geoff Murphy, and Jimmy Armfield. After him are Shinobu Sekine, Big Van Vader, Vic Damone, Fadil Vokrri, Johan van Hulst, and Yurik Vardanyan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mort Walker ranks 7,474 out of 15,968Before him are Henry Halleck (1815), Jenna Haze (1982), Hayes Alan Jenkins (1933), Peter Pace (1945), Albert Ammons (1907), and David Margulies (1937). After him are Ronnie Spector (1943), Big Walter Horton (1921), Joel Chandler Harris (1848), Alfonso Ribeiro (1971), John Layfield (1966), and Rogers Hornsby (1896).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Mort Walker ranks 29Before him are Joe Simon (1913), Alex Raymond (1909), Gardner Fox (1911), John Romita Sr. (1930), Roy Thomas (1940), and George Herriman (1880). After him are Mike Mignola (1960), Len Wein (1948), Harvey Pekar (1939), Harvey Kurtzman (1924), Scott McCloud (1960), and Bill Watterson (1958).