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Davis, James Robert (Jim)

Born: 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Cartoonists


1945 - Born in Fairmount, Indiana, near Marion, on the 28th of July. He created the popular comic strip Garfield.

1969 - Worked for a local advertising agency and began assisting Tom Ryan's comic strip, Tumbleweeds.

       - Created a comic strip, Gnorm Gnat, that ran for five years in The Muskegon Chronicle, a Michigan newspaper.

1978 - On 19th of June, Garfield started syndication in 41 newspapers.

1988 - 1994 - Garfield and Friends was an animated TV series that ran on CBS.

2000 - 2003 - He also created a strip based on the toy Mr. Potato Head.

2004 - The live-action Garfield: The Movie was released to theaters in summer.

2006 - A theatrical sequel, Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, was released in U.S. movie theatres on June.


Page last updated: 7:24am, 05th Jul '07

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