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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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Filmography

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 1971 Li'l Abner (TV Movie) (characters)
 1967 Li'l Abner (TV Movie)
 1959 Li'l Abner (comic strip)
 1952 Fearless Fosdick (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Batula (1952) ... (creator)
- The Sleep Walker (1952) ... (creator)
- Evil-Eye Fleegle (1952) ... (creator)
- 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)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (28 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

In 1967, NBC made another attempt at creating a pilot to transfer Al Capp's "Little Abner" comic strip to the small screen, but once again the network couldn't find sponsors for this year's effort. See more »

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Personal Quote:

As far as unwed mothers on welfare are concerned, it seems to me they must be capable of some other form of labor.

Trivia:

One of the uncredited artists who worked on his strip "Li'l Abner" was Frank Frazetta, who would later become internationally known as a fantasy artist. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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