He's a simple cat. He enjoys long naps, big dinners, and watching Jon fall flat on his face. But whether he's setting a trap for the mailman, stalking the chips bag, or helping Jon discover his artistic side, Garfield kws what to do and he kws how to do it with style.
Jim Daviswas born on July 28, 1945, in Marion, Indiana. He later attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, where he distinguished himself by earning one of the lowest cumulative grade point averages in the history of the university. (Incidentally, a fellow classmate named David Letterman earned the other). TheGarfieldstrip was born on June 19, 1978, syndicated in forty-one U.S. newspapers. Today it s syndicated in more than 2,100 newspapers worldwide with more than 200 million readers, leading Guinness World Records to nameGarfieldThe Most Widely Syndicated Comic Strip in the World. Davis has had many successes withGarfield, including four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program and induction into the Licensing Hall of Fame (1998), but his most prized awards are from his peers in the National Cartoonist Society: Best Humor Strip (1981 and 1985), the Elzie Segar Award (1990), and the coveted Reuben Award (1990) for overall excellence in cartooning.