Bill Watterson is a renowned American cartoonist famed for being the author of the highly successful comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, which is widely regarded as the greatest syndicated comic strip in American history.
He was born to Kathryn and James G. Watterson, who was an attorney. He got married to Melissa Richmond in 1983. He and Melissa have a daughter named Violet Watterson.
Among his numerous awards include multiple Reuben Awards for Cartoonist of the Year. His legendary comic strip Calvin and Hobbes has also won him multiple Harvey Awards. At the 2014 Angoulême International Comics Festival, he was honored with the prestigious Grand Prix award, thereby making him one of the few non-European cartoonists to receive the honor.
He began drawing cartoons at the age of eight.
He spent majority of his childhood alone.
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.Bill Watterson
I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each other's dreams, we can play together all night.Bill Watterson
It seems like once people grow up, they have no idea what's cool.Bill Watterson
Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change. But pretty soon, everything's different.Bill Watterson
Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems.Bill Watterson
Mothers are the necessity of invention.Bill Watterson
Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating the mind is like a car battery - it recharges by running.Bill Watterson
So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it.Bill Watterson
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.Bill Watterson
That's the whole problem with science. You've got a bunch of empiricists trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder.Bill Watterson
The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.Bill Watterson
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.Bill Watterson
There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.Bill Watterson
Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.Bill Watterson
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?Bill Watterson
is a famous American cartoonist,
who was born on
July 5, 1958. As a person born on this date, Bill Watterson is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 5) and the 62nd most popular for the year (1958).
People born on July 5
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Bill Watterson is the 564th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Bill Watterson's birthday, Bill Watterson is the 3742nd most famous American and ranks 41st in famous people born in Washington, D.C., U.S.
In general, Bill Watterson ranks as the 6775th
most popular famous person, and the 1st most popular cartoonist of all time.
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