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Carl Giles
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Born in Islington, London
Born on 29th of September 1916
Died on 28th of August 1995

Born 1916. Died 1995 - Cartoonist and animator.

Self-taught artist. Joined the Reynolds News in 1938 to draw weekly cartoons and the strip, Young Ernie. Moved to the Daily Express and Sunday Express where he developed his Giles family cartoons, the most famous character being the matriarch of the family, known simply as Grandma.

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