- NAME: Charles Addams
- OCCUPATION: Illustrator
- BIRTH DATE: January 07, 1912
- DEATH DATE: September 29, 1988
- EDUCATION: Colgate University, University of Pennsylvania, New York University's Grand Central School of Art, Westfield High School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Westfield, New Jersey
- PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
- Full Name: Charles Samuel Addams
- Nickname: "A Defrocked Ghoul"
- AKA: Charles Addams
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Charles Addams was an American cartoonist whose work was frequently featured in The New Yorker. His most famous creation was the humorously macabre Addams Family.
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Charles Addams married three times. He died on September 29, 1988 in New York City, after suffering a heart attack in his car just outside his apartment building.
"He's always been a car buff," his wife Marilyn told reporters. "So it was a nice way to go."
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