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Illustrator, Author, Screenwriter / 1925 - 2000
Edward Gorey was an American illustrator best known for his cartoons of Edwardian children coming to macabre ends. He work can be seen in the animated credits of PBS' Masterpiece Mystery.
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profile name: Jacob Lawrence profile occupation: Academic, Painter
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profile name: Loretta Young profile occupation: Actress
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profile name: Edward Gorey profile occupation: Illustrator, Author, Screenwriter
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profile name: Gwendolyn Brooks profile occupation: Poet
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profile name: Tito Puente profile occupation: Songwriter, Conductor
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profile name: Big Pun profile occupation: Rapper
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