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Reg Smythe
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Born in Hartlepool, Cleveland and Teesside
Born on 10th of July 1917
Died on 13rd of June 1998

Born 1917. Died 1998 - English strip cartoonist.

Worked as butcher’s errand boy, soldier and for the Post Office. Freelanced joke cartoons to the Daily Telegraph. Became a regular contributor, evolved into Andy Capp and his wife Flo. First British strip cartoon to be syndicated worldwide. Adapted as stage musical and television series.

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