Charles Addams bio

Birth Name: Charles Samuel Addams

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: Westfield

Date Of Birth: January7, 1912

Date Of Death: September 29, 1988

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Charles Addams was born on the 7th of January, 1912. He was best known for being a Cartoonist. Creator of The Addams Family, a popular cartoon that spawned movies, musicals, and television shows. In 1961, he received an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

Charles Addams was born in Westfield. He was distantly related to United States Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. He drew and created nearly 1,500 cartoons throughout his lengthy career.

Charles Addams was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charles Addams was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Charles Samuel Addams 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".


Charles’s Charles Samuel Addams attended Westfield High School, Westfield, NJ (1929) and Colgate University (one year), University of Pennsylvania, Grand Central School of Art, New York City.


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

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Personal Life

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

Charles Addams was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Charles Samuel Addams
NICKNAME:Chas, Chill
BIRTH SIGN:Capricorn
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Charles Addams was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Charles Addams was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Charles Addams had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Charles Addams’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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