Seth MacFarlane Biography

Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American actor, animator, comedian, writer, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He is the creator of the TV series Family Guy and co-creator of the TV series American Dad! and The Cleveland Show. He also voices many of the shows' various characters.

MacFarlane grew up in Kent, Connecticut and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Recruited to Hollywood during the senior film festival by development executive Ellen Cockrill and President Fred Seibert, he was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television shows, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory, I Am Weasel, and his own Family Guy-like "prequel", Larry & Steve.

As an actor, he has made guest appearances on shows such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home, and FlashForward. MacFarlane's interest in science fiction and fantasy has led to cameo and guest appearances on Star Trek: Enterprise and voicing the character of Johann Kraus in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Seth MacFarlane
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Composer, Animator, Television producer, Voice Actor, Comedian, Singer, Screenwriter, Film director, Television Director
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
October 26, 1973 (47)
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Seth MacFarlane Timeline
  • 1999-01-31
    Seth MacFarlane's "Family Guy" first airs on Fox
  • 2008-05-04
    Seth MacFarlane reaches an agreement worth $100 million with Fox to keep "Family Guy" and "American Dad" on television until 2012, making MacFarlane the world's highest paid television writer
  • 2014-05-30
    Seth MacFarlane's "A Million Ways to Die in the West" is released to theatres, MacFarlane's first live-action role on the big screen
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