Life and Achievements of Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane

by Snehal Mazumder


Early Life

  • Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born in Kent, Connecticut, on October 26, 1973.
  • He drew characters like Fred Flintstone and Woody Woodpecker at age 2.
  •  He got his first paying job at age nine, when he began publishing his own comic strip in the local Kent newspaper.


  • Seth enrolled into the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).
  • Orginally, he wanted to work for Disney, but Hanna-Barbera Productions was impressed by his animation, Life of Larry, so he decided to work there.


  • Seth kept editing and refining Life of Larry until FOX noticed his work and hired him
  • Family Guy was a huge success until it got cancelled in 2002, but pleading fans brought it back
  • Seth has also created American Dad and Cleveland Show and has even live action appearances in Ted and A Million Ways to Die In The West.