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Jim Davis (II)

Jim Davis was born on July 28, 1945 in Marion, Indiana, USA as James Robert Davis. He is a writer and producer, known for Garfield (2004), Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006) and Garfield and Friends (1988). He has been married to Jill Davis since July 16, 2000. They have two children. He was previously married to Carolyn Lou Altekruse. See full bio »

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Known For

Garfield
Garfield Writer
(2004)
Garfield and Friends
(1988-1994)
Garfield in Disguise
(1985)

Filmography

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  Lasagna Cat (TV Series) (comic strip "Garfield" - 10 episodes, 2008 - 2017) (characters - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Sex Survey Results (2017) ... (characters - uncredited)
- 07/27/1978 (2017) ... (comic strip "Garfield")
- 1 (800) 591-3274 (2017) ... (characters - uncredited)
- 01/24/1994 (2008) ... (comic strip "Garfield")
- 12/03/1991 (2008) ... (comic strip "Garfield")
 2013 Garfield Kart (Video Game) (characters)
  The Garfield Show (TV Series) (1 episode, 2010) (characters - 27 episodes, 2009 - 2013) (based upon characters created by - 1 episode, 2009)
- The Great Pizza Race (2013) ... (characters)
- The Garfield-Only Show/Filthy Fugitives (2012) ... (characters)
- Cupid Cat/The Control Freak (2012) ... (characters)
- Muscle Mouse/The Write Stuff (2012) ... (characters)
- Partners in Mime/Boris the Snowman (2012) ... (characters)
 2013 Garfielf (Short) (comic strip)
 2009 Garfield's Pet Force (Video)
 2008 Garfield's Fun Fest (Video)
 2007 Garfield Gets Real (Video)
 2007 Garfield's Nightmare (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 Garfield: The Bound for Home (Video Game) (creator)
 2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (comic strip "Garfield")
 2006 Garfield and His Nine Lives (Video Game) (creator)
 2004 Garfield: The Search for Pooky (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Garfield (comic strip "Garfield")
 2004 Garfield (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Garfield: Caught in the Act (Video Game) (characters)
 1991 Garfield Gets a Life (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 1990 Garfield's Feline Fantasies (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1989 Garfield's Thanksgiving (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1989 Garfield's Babes and Bullets (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1988 Garfield: His 9 Lives (TV Movie) (book) / (written and created by)
 1988 Happy Birthday, Garfield (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Garfield: Winter's Tail (Video Game) (characters)
 1987 A Garfield Christmas Special (TV Short) (comic strip Garfield)
 1987 Garfield Goes Hollywood (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1987 Garfield: Big, Fat, Hairy Deal (Video Game) (characters)
 1986 Garfield in Paradise (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1985 Garfield in Disguise (TV Short) (creator) / (written and created by)
 1984 Garfield in the Rough (TV Short) (creator) / (written and created by)
 1983 Garfield on the Town (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1982 Here Comes Garfield (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1980 The Fantastic Funnies (TV Movie documentary) (comic strip: "Garfield")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author: "Garfield Strikes Again" (No. 8 in the Garfield books)

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why people can identify with Garfield] Garfield is the one who makes you feel better about polishing off the leftover pizza at 3 in the morning. See more »

Trivia:

Beat the legendary Charles M. Schulz's "Peanuts" as the most widely read and financially successful strip in history. See more »

Trademark:

The creator of Garfield the cantankerous, overweight, orange cat that hates Mondays and loves lasagna

Star Sign:

Leo

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