Born in 1945
Went to work for Tom Ryan from late 60's to 70's.
Created Gnorm Gnat in 1973.
Created Garfield and it debuted in 1978.
In 1981 founded Paws inc.
Garfield and Friends ran on CBS from 84-88.
Won awards such as Emmys,the National Arbor Day Foundation’s Good Steward, and Special Projects Award, and the Indiana Wildlife Federation's’ Conservationist of the Year Award.
Made movies like: Garfield: The Movie in(04)
A tail of two kitties(06)
He also wrote animated features such as Garfield Gets Real (07)
Garfield's Fun Fest(08) and
Garfield's Pet Force in (09).