Robert Crumb

Cartoonist / Journalist / Novelist / Musician / Writer | * 08/30/1943 (76) | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Robert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943) is an American cartoonist and musician who often signs his work R. Crumb. His work displays a nostalgia for American folk culture of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and satire of contemporary American culture. Crumb is a prolific artist and contributed to many of the seminal works of the underground comix movement in the 1960s, including being a founder of the first successful underground comix publication, Zap Comix, contributing to all 16 issues. He was additionally contributing to the East Village Other and many other publications, including a variety of one-off and anthology comics. During this time, inspired by psychedelics and cartoons from the 1920s and 1930s, he introduced a wide variety of characters that became extremely popular, including countercultural icons Fritz the Cat and Mr. Natural, and the images from his Keep on Truckin' strip. Sexual themes abounded in all these projects, often shading into scatological and pornogr... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Animation | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Robert Crumb

Grand Prix De La Ville D'angoulême

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Movies with Robert Crumb as Actor(7)

as himself2012 Sex in the Comix
as himself2008 Chelsea on the Rocks
as himself1994 Crumb
as Don Proctor1962 Wild Guitar

Movies with Robert Crumb as Crew(2)

Writing/Comic Book1974 The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat
Writing/Characters1972 Fritz the Cat

Additional Information

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Full Name: Robert Crumb
Born: Monday, 08/30 1943 (August) in Philadelphia (current age: 76 years + 181 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Employer: American Greetings
Represented by: David Zwirner Gallery
Spouses (current/former): Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Children: Sophie Crumb
Siblings: Maxon Crumb, Charles Crumb
Other names for Robert Crumb (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"R. Crumb"
Robert Crumb frequently works together with these people:
Arch Hall Sr. (3x, Actor)
Ralph Bakshi (3x, Crew)
Terry Zwigoff (3x, Crew)
Art Vitello (2x, Crew)
Milton Gray (2x, Crew)
Ted C. Bemiller (2x, Crew)
Steve Krantz (2x, Crew)
Aline Kominsky (2x, Actress)
Skip Hinnant (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:20638, Added: 05/07/2018, Last updated: 01/31/2020