Jun. 1, 2001 Carmel-by-the-Sea Monterey County California, USA
Cartoonist. He created the comic strip "Dennis the Menace" in 1951 and drew it for 50 years. The strip inspired a TV show by the same name in the early 1960s. Before creating "Dennis" Ketchum had a career in animation, first with Walter Lantz, creator of "Woody Woodpecker", and then with the Walt Disney studio, where he worked on the features "Pinocchio" (1940), "Fantasia" (1940), "Bambi" (1942), and on Donald Duck shorts. Since Ketchum's death "Dennis the Menace" has been drawn by his assistants and it runs in 1000 newspapers in 48 countries and 19 languages.
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In respectful remembrance of the gentleman whose cartoon strip has inspired some of my husband's favorite movies! (starring Mason Gamble, Walter Matthau, Joan Plowright, Don Rickles and Betty White). Rest in Peace, sir. -
Soon And Very Soon Added: May. 1, 2016
Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you. -
Jeffrey Maksymowski Added: Mar. 14, 2016