Art Clokey

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Birth Name: Arthur Charles Farrington

Occupation: Animator

Place Of Birth: Michigan

Date Of Birth: October 12, 1921

Date Of Death: January 8, 2010

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Art Clokey was born on the 12th of October, 1921. He was popular for being a Animator. Artist and and animator best known as the creator of the iconic stop-motion character Gumby.

Art Clokey was born in Michigan. With the help of his wife Ruth, he created Gumby and Pokey and the characters made their first appearance on the Howdy Doody show. They later received their own show called the Adventures of Gumby. He produced the claymation film Davey and Goliath sponsored by the Lutheran Church in America.

Art Clokey was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Art Clokey was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Arthur Charles Farrington is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Art Clokey’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Art Clokey’s parents.

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Like many famous people and celebrities, Art Clokey kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Art Clokey was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: Arthur Charles Farrington
NICKNAME: Art, Arthur Clokey, Art Clokey, Arthur Charles Farrington
RELIGION: Lutheran
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Art Clokey was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Art Clokey was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Art Clokey had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Art Clokey’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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