SETH MACFARLANE

1. American

2. Animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera

3. Actor

4. Performer

5. Independent films- “Family guy”, “Cleveland Show”

6. Supports gay rights

7. Published his first comic at 8 years old

8. Won 2 Emmies

9. New England based humor

10. Skilled pianist

Biographical information

Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born October 26, 1973 in the small, New England town of Kent, Connecticut. His parents are Ron and Perry, and his younger sister is Rachael. He began drawing cartoons at age 2, and his comic strip “Walter Crouton” was published in his local newspaper by the time he was 8.  He attended high school at Kent School in Connecticut, and then went on to study animation at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Source: http://www.sethmacfarlane.net/bio.html

Seth MacFarlane was born in the small New England town of Kent, Connecticut where he lived with his father (Ron), mother (Perry) and sister Rachael MacFarlane. He attended and studied animation at the Rhode Island School of Design and, after he graduated, he was hired by Hanna-Barbera Productions (Now called Cartoon Network Studios) working as an animator and writer on the TV series “Johnny Bravo” (1997) and “Cow and Chicken” (1997). He also worked for Walt Disney Animation as a writer on the TV series “Jungle Cubs” (1996). He created The Life of Larry (1995) which was originally supposed to be used as an in-between on “MADtv” (1995). Unfortunately the deal fell through but, a few months later, executives at FOX called him into their offices and gave him $50,000 to create a pilot for what would eventually become “Family Guy” (1999).

Source: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0532235/bio

MacFarlane is a frequent speaking guest on college campuses.[75] On April 16, 2006, he was invited by Stanford University‘s ASSU Speakers’ Bureau to address an audience of over 1,000 at Memorial Auditorium.[76] MacFarlane was invited by Harvard University‘s class of 2006 to deliver the “class day” address on June 7, 2006. He spoke as himself, as Peter Griffin, as Stewie Griffin, and as Glenn Quagmire.[77] He has also delivered speeches at George Washington University,[75] Washington University in St. Louis,[15] the University of Texas,[78] the University of Missouri,[79] University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University[80] and Loyola Marymount University.[81]

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seth_MacFarlane

Although he is not married, Seth MacFarlane, New England born funnyman and creator of “Family Guy” has some opinions about marriage. He is a firm supporter of gay rights and gay marriage. His support of gay rights came about after a family member wondered out loud if a gay cousin’s homosexuality can be cured. MacFarlane often wonders aloud why two people of the same sex have to sit around and wait for others to debate the issue and decide if gay marriage is the right thing to do. He is passionate about his support of gay rights and gay marriage and will debate the point until he is red in the face. Seth MacFarlane stand on marriage is he supports gay marriage and isn’t afraid to say so.

Source: http://www.sethmacfarlane.org/

How does politics influence Seth MacFarlane’s work?

Seth MacFarlane’s animations are influenced mainly by politics.

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