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Walt Kelly

1913 - 1973

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Walter Crawford Kelly Jr. (August 25, 1913 – October 18, 1973), commonly known as Walt Kelly, was an American animator and cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Pogo. He began his animation career in 1936 at Walt Disney Studios, contributing to Pinocchio, Fantasia, and Dumbo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walt Kelly has received more than 260,569 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Walt Kelly is the 168th most popular comic artist (down from 133rd in 2019), the 11,072nd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,486th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Walt Kelly ranks 168 out of 174Before him are Robert Kirkman, Scott McCloud, Jim Lee, One, Alison Bechdel, and Ronald Searle. After him are Nisio Isin, Yoshitoshi ABe, Makoto Yukimura, Scott Adams, Katsura Hoshino, and Shaun Tan.

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Among people born in 1913, Walt Kelly ranks 346Before him are Luis Taruc, Adrian Quist, Duane Swanson, Jack Ragland, Angus Wilson, and Harold J. Stone. After him are Lawrence Stevens, Norman Dello Joio, R. S. Thomas, Charlie Barnet, Robert Strauss, and Bob Crosby. Among people deceased in 1973, Walt Kelly ranks 246Before him are Lila Lee, A. Edward Sutherland, Ernst Klodwig, Glenn Strange, J. Carrol Naish, and Vaughn Monroe. After him are Steven Geray, Henry Green, Maggie Laubser, Veda Ann Borg, Rufino Santos, and Israel Albert Horowitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Walt Kelly ranks 11,072 out of 18,182Before him are Tamara Dobson (1947), Amy Grant (1960), Jesse Jackson Jr. (1965), Ernest Cline (1972), Constance Wu (1982), and Guy Mitchell (1927). After him are Tamara E. Jernigan (1959), Tim Keller (1950), Thora Birch (1982), Charley Pride (1934), Irwin M. Jacobs (1933), and William Wirt (1772).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Walt Kelly ranks 43Before him are Marv Wolfman (1946), Len Wein (1948), Bill Watterson (1958), Robert Kirkman (1978), Scott McCloud (1960), and Alison Bechdel (1960). After him are Scott Adams (1957), Gary Larson (1950), Bruce Timm (1961), John Romita Jr. (1956), Jeph Loeb (1958), and Kevin Eastman (1962).