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Al Capp (1909–1979)

Al Capp was born on September 28, 1909 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Alfred Gerald Caplin. He was a writer and actor, known for Li'l Abner (1940), Li'l Abner (1959) and Anyone Can Win (1953). He was married to Catherine Wingate Cameron. He died on November 5, 1979 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Li'l Abner
Li'l Abner Writer
(1940)
Li'l Abner
Li'l Abner Writer
(1959)
Anyone Can Win
Anyone Can Win Moderator
(1953)
What's the Story?
What's the Story? Himself / Moderator (1953)
(1951)

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 1971 Li'l Abner (TV Movie) (characters)
 1967 Li'l Abner (TV Movie)
 1959 Li'l Abner (comic strip)
  Fearless Fosdick (TV Series) (creator - 10 episodes, 1952) (comic strip - 3 episodes, 1952)
- Batula (1952) ... (creator)
- The Sleep Walker (1952) ... (creator)
- Evil-Eye Fleegle (1952) ... (comic strip)
- The Ice Man (1952) ... (creator)
- The Suit (1952) ... (creator)
 1944 Kickapoo Juice (Short) (comic strip Li'l Abner)
 1944 Porkuliar Piggy (Short) (comic strip Li'l Abner)
 1944 A Pee-kool-yar Sit-chee-ay-shun (Short) (comic strip Li'l Abner - uncredited)
 1944 Sadie Hawkins Day (Short) (comic strip Li'l Abner - uncredited)
 1944 Amoozin' But Confoozin' (Short) (comic strip Li'l Abner)
 1940 Li'l Abner (comic strip) / (original story)
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Other Works:

Himself, guest, "The Comics," an episode of "Odyssey" on CBS- TV, 10 March 1957. See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on hippies] I have no objection to any herd of semi-domesticated animals roaming the country, uttering their mating cries and scratching their pelts, as long as they avoid centers of civilization and congregate only in university auditoriums. See more »

Trivia:

Had a prosthetic leg, the result of a boyhood accident. Rather than hide the fact, he openly joked about it all of his life. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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