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Charles Samuel Addams (January 7, 1912 – September 29, 1988) was an American cartoonist known for his darkly humorous and macabre characters, signing the cartoons as Chas Addams. Some of his recurring characters became known as the Addams Family, and were subsequently popularized through various adaptations.
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Cartoonist worked regularly for The New Yorker, publishing first with them in 1935. His output included 12 published books, and his work appeared in shows at galleries and museums and were reproduced in various media, spawning the "Addams Family" television show and later motion pictures.
Artist, Cartoonist
Charles Addams, Charles Samuel Addams, Chas Addams, Chaz Addams
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