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Frank Frazetta

Frank FrazettaAKA Frank Frazzetta

Born: 9-Feb-1928
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 10-May-2010
Location of death: Fort Myers, FL
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Painted Conan paperback covers

Began illustrating comic books when he was 16 years old, and from 1953-61 he worked as an assistant to Al Capp on the "Li'l Abner" comic strip. Came to fame collaborating with Harvey Kurtzman on "Little Annie Fanny" for Playboy in the 1960s, and was best known for his stylish science fiction and fantasy art and movie posters.

Wife: Ellie (m. 17-Nov-1956)
Son: Alfonso Frank Frazetta (b. circa 1957, accused in 2009 of attempting to steal his father's paintings)
Daughter: Heidi Frazetta Grabin
Daughter: Holly Frazetta
Son: William Frazetta ("Billy")

    National Republican Congressional Committee
    Playboy Cartoonist
    Stroke several
    Italian Ancestry

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