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Charles Addams
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Charles Addams in 1975
Born Charles Samuel Addams
(1912-01-07)January 7, 1912
Westfield, New Jersey, U.S.
Died September 29, 1988(1988-09-29) (aged 76)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Awards Edgar Award 2018 Will Eisner Hall of Fame

Charles Samuel Addams (January 7, 1912 – September 29, 1988) was an American artist and cartoonist known for his darkly humorous and macabre characters. He signed his cartoons under the pen name Chas Addams. Some of the recurring characters, who became known as the Addams Family, have been the basis for spin-offs in several other forms of media.

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