William Steig

William Steig bio

Birth Name: William Steig

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: November 14, 1907

Date Of Death: October 3, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

William Steig was born on the 14th of November, 1907. He was popular for being a Cartoonist. American cartoonist, sculptor, and writer who was known for his picture books that included Sylvester and the Magic Pebble and Abel’s Island and was the creator of Shrek! which inspired the film series.

William Steig was born in New York City. He was a member of the All-American water polo team as a teenager and later spent three years at the National Academy of Design. He was called the “King of Cartoons” in his time and produced more than 2,600 drawings and 117 covers for The New Yorker since 1930.

William Steig was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Steig was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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

William Steig was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: William Steig
NICKNAME: William Steig
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Zodiac Sign: William Steig was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: William Steig was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: William Steig had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

William Steig’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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