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Bill Watterson (IV)

Bill Watterson was born on July 5, 1958 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as William Boyd Watterson II. He is a writer, known for Stripped (2014). He has been married to Melissa Richmond since October 8, 1983. See full bio »

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Stripped Self


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 2015 Calvinball! (Short) (uncredited)
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 2013 Dear Mr. Watterson (Documentary) (to - as Bill)
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 2014 Stripped (Documentary)
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Comic strip: "Calvin and Hobbes".

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5' 9½" (1.77 m)


Melissa Richmond

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One of the reasons that Calvin's character is fun to write is that I often don't agree with him. See more »


In the 10 years that Calvin and Hobbes ran, Watterson took two sabbaticals from the strip. The first lasted from May 1991 to February 1992, and the second from April 1994 to December 1994. See more »

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