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List of notable or famous cartoonists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top cartoonists born in the United States and even some popular cartoonists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American cartoonists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These cartoonists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known cartoonist from the United States is included when available.

Dr. Seuss and Matt Groening are included on this list along with many more.

This historic cartoonists from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American cartoonists of note?" and "Who are the most famous cartoonists from the United States?" These prominent cartoonists of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American cartoonists.

Use this list of renowned American cartoonists to discover some new cartoonists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (882 items)
Kevin Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United States
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Kevin Smith is a film producer. ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Comic book creator, Songwriter, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Clerks, Comic Book Men, Dogma

Also Ranked

#98 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#50 on The Best Horror Directors in Film History

#11 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

#7 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Stan Lee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United States
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Stan Lee is an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics. In collaboration with several artists, most notably Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, ...more

Age: 94

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

Profession: Comic book creator, Editor, Television Show Host, Publisher, Business executive, + more

Credits: Iron Man, Spider-Man, Iron Man 3, Spider-Man 2

Also Ranked

#7 on The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

#54 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United States
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Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon is an American screenwriter, film and television director, film and television producer, comic book author, composer and actor. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures, and is best known as the creator of the television series ...more

Age: 52

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

Profession: Comic book creator, Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Novelist, + more

Credits: The Avengers, Toy Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers: Age of Ultron

Also Ranked

#95 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#7 on The Most Surprising Early Work by Famous Screenwriters

#49 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

#37 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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Dr. Seuss is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cartoonists from the United States
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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

Age: Died at 87 (1904-1991)

Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

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!

Also Ranked

#20 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#65 on The Best Writers of All Time

#59 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#76 on Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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