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Seymour Reit (1918–2001)


Early in his career he worked for cartooning pioneer, Fleischer Studios, in Florida and wrote "Popeye" and Betty Boop" cartoon shorts. See more trivia »

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 2000 Casper's Haunted Christmas (Video) (based on the character "Casper The Friendly Ghost" created by)
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video) (book "Casper, the Friendly Ghost")
 1977 The Fourth King (TV Short) (screenplay) / (story)
 1955 Sentinel in the Sky (Short) (written by)
 1945 The Friendly Ghost (Short) (book - uncredited)
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 1995 Casper (character creator: based on book "Casper the Friendly Ghost")

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More than 80 children's books.

Alternate Names:

Seymour V. Reit


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Creator of the comic strip character, Casper the Friendly Ghost. See more »

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