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List of famous illustrators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top illustrators in the world? This includes the most prominent illustrators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable illustrators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic illustrators were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned illustrators.

List features Andy Warhol, Hayao Miyazaki and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known illustrators to the lesser known illustrators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the illustrator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous illustrators ever?" and "What are the names of famous illustrators?" then you're in the right place. 
Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Illustrators
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Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol ...more

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Age: Died at 59 (1928-1987)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Sculptor, Illustrator, Painter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Chelsea Girls, Empire, Mario Banana I, Blow Job

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Dr. Seuss is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Illustrators
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Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children's books, which he wrote and illustrated under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss. He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg and Rosetta Stone. Geisel published 46 ...more

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Age: Died at 87 (1904-1991)

Birthplace: Area code 413, Springfield, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Profession: Illustrator, Poet, Songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Horton Hears a Who!, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Lorax, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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#20 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

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Grace Slick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Illustrators
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Grace Slick is an American singer, songwriter, artist, and former model, best known as one of the lead singers of the rock groups The Great Society, Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and Starship, as well as for her work as a solo artist from the mid-1960s to the mid-1990s. She is considered ...more

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Age: 77

Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Illustrator, Painter, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: American Hustle, Platoon, Sesame Street, The Game

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#13 on The Best Female Rock Singers

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Fred Gwynne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Illustrators
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Frederick Hubbard "Fred" Gwynne was an American actor. Gwynne was best known for his roles in the 1960s sitcoms Car 54, Where Are You? and The Munsters, as well as his later roles in Pet Sematary, The Cotton Club and My Cousin Vinny. He was recognized for his distinctive bass-baritone voice. ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1926-1993)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Illustrator, Painter, Actor, Singer, Writer

Credits: The Munsters, Pet Sematary, My Cousin Vinny, Car 54, Where Are You?

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#64 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

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