Jim Davis (cartoonist)

Jim Davis
James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S.wikipedia
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Garfield

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James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S. Acres (a.k.a. Orson's Farm). Published since 1978, Garfield is one of the world's most widely syndicated comic strips.
Garfield is a comic created by Jim Davis.

U.S. Acres

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James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S. Acres (a.k.a. Orson's Farm). Published since 1978, Garfield is one of the world's most widely syndicated comic strips.
U.S. Acres (known as Orson's Farm outside the United States and as Orson's Place in Canada) is a comic strip that originally ran from 1986 to 1989, created by Jim Davis, author of the comic strip Garfield.

Tumbleweeds (comic strip)

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Davis's other comics work includes Tumbleweeds, Gnorm Gnat and Mr. Potato Head.
Jim Davis, who created Garfield, was Ryan's assistant (from 1969 to 1978) while developing another strip, Gnorm Gnat.

Garfield and Friends

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He also produced the Garfield & Friends Saturday Morning series, which aired on the channel from 1988 to 1994.
Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis.

Gnorm Gnat

Davis's other comics work includes Tumbleweeds, Gnorm Gnat and Mr. Potato Head.
Gnorm Gnat was an American gag-a-day comic strip by Jim Davis based on fictional insects, with the primary focus on a gnat named Gnorm.

The Garfield Show

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Davis was the writer and executive producer for a series of CGI direct-to-video feature films about Garfield, as well as an executive producer for the CGI animated TV series The Garfield Show.
Based on the American comic strip, Garfield, the series is executive produced by Garfield creator, Jim Davis, and co-written and voice directed by Mark Evanier, who also wrote most of the episodes for the Garfield and Friends series.

Marion, Indiana

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Jim Davis was born in Marion, Indiana on July 28, 1945.
Marion is the birthplace of actor James Dean, and cartoonist Jim Davis.

Jon Arbuckle

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Davis's childhood on a farm parallels the life of Garfield's owner, Jon Arbuckle, who was also raised on a farm with his parents and a brother, Doc Boy.
Jon Arbuckle is a fictional character from the Garfield comic strip by Jim Davis.

Mr. Potato Head

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Davis's other comics work includes Tumbleweeds, Gnorm Gnat and Mr. Potato Head.
In addition to film and television, the character has been the subject of a comic strip created by Jim Davis.

Comic strip

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James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S. Acres (a.k.a. Orson's Farm). Published since 1978, Garfield is one of the world's most widely syndicated comic strips.
Slapstick and visual gags became more confined to Sunday strips, because as Garfield creator Jim Davis put it, "Children are more likely to read Sunday strips than dailies."

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His influences include Mort Walker's Beetle Bailey and Hi and Lois, Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts, Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon and Johnny Hart's B.C.
He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, cited by cartoonists including Jim Davis, Bill Watterson, and Matt Groening.

Paws, Inc.

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Davis resides in Albany, Indiana, where he and his staff produce Garfield under his Paws, Inc. company, launched in 1981.
It was founded by American cartoonist Jim Davis to support the Garfield series, comic strips and its licensing.

Fairmount, Indiana

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Davis grew up on a small farm in Fairmount, Indiana, with his father James William "Jim" Davis, mother Anna Catherine "Betty" (née Carter) Davis, brother Dave and 25 cats.
Jim Davis, cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Garfield, was raised in Fairmount. Davis graduated from Fairmount High School in 1963.

Albany, Indiana

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Davis resides in Albany, Indiana, where he and his staff produce Garfield under his Paws, Inc. company, launched in 1981.
Jim Davis, cartoonist of (Garfield); Davis and his company Paws, Inc. reside between Albany and Muncie, Indiana.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

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Garfield's Halloween Adventure

It is directed by Phil Roman and written by Garfield creator Jim Davis, and features the voices of Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger and C. Lindsay Workman.

Ball State University

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Jon is a cartoonist, who also celebrates his birthday on July 28. Davis attended Ball State University where he studied art and business.
A few of Ball State's most distinguished graduates include David Letterman (BA, 1969), former host of the Late Show, Angela Ahrendts, former CEO of Burberry and current Apple Inc. executive (BA, 1981; DHL, 2010),Prof Dan Kgwadi, Vice-Chancellor North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa,Jim Davis, creator of the Garfield comic strip (BA, 1967; LittD (h.c.), 1991), actor Doug Jones (BA, 1982), actress Joyce DeWitt (BA, 1972), Kent C. Nelson, former president and CEO of UPS (BA, 1959), Jeffrey D. Feltman, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, former U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon (BS, 1981), Brent McMillan, National Political Director of the Green Party (BS and BArch, 1991), and Angelin Chang, Grammy Award-winning classical pianist (BA and BM, 1990).

National FFA Organization

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Davis is a former president of the Fairmount, Indiana FFA chapter.
Jim Davis, creator of the Garfield comic strip

Garfield's Babes and Bullets

Garfield: His 9 Lives was published by Ballantine Books under the Garfield franchise in 1984, with creator Jim Davis writing he and his staff wrote the book to explore the character beyond what could be achieved in the comic strip.

B.C. (comic strip)

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His influences include Mort Walker's Beetle Bailey and Hi and Lois, Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts, Milton Caniff's Steve Canyon and Johnny Hart's B.C.
Jim Davis, Mike Peters, Mort Walker, Paul Szep, Dik Browne, John Cullen Murphy, Dean Young, Stan Drake, Brant Parker, Lynn Johnston, and entertainer Tom Smothers would put on a free show for the community, drawing and signing autographs for golf and cartooning fans.

United States

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James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S. Acres (a.k.a. Orson's Farm). Published since 1978, Garfield is one of the world's most widely syndicated comic strips.

Cartoonist

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James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the comic strips Garfield and U.S. Acres (a.k.a. Orson's Farm). Published since 1978, Garfield is one of the world's most widely syndicated comic strips.

CBS

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Davis wrote or co-wrote all of the Garfield TV specials for CBS, originally broadcast between 1982 and 1991.