Seth MacFarlane Complete Biography
Also known as
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane
Date of birth
Oct 26, 1973
Kent, Connecticut, United States of America
Actor, Composer, Animator, Television producer, Voice Actor, Comedian, Singer, Screenwriter, Film director, Television Director
United States of America
5 ft 10 in, 1.78 M
Ronald Milton MacFarlane
Ann Perry Sager
Fuzzy Door Productions
Who is Seth MacFarlane???
Seth MacFarlane is an accomplished television producer, singer, lyricist, actor, and director from the United States. In the animation industry, Seth MacFarlane is a huge star. Seth has made a name for himself in the animation industry and is most known for his hit sitcom “Family Guy.” Seth has received multiple honours and has appeared in a number of films as well as voiced a number of cartoon characters. Seth is a co-founder of ‘ Fuzzy Door Productions.
About His Childhood:
Seth MacFarlane was born in Kent, Connecticut, on October 26, 1973. Ann Perry who was a former admissions officer at many schools, and Ronald Milton Mac Farlane, who was a teacher, are his parents. As a child, he was always fascinated by cartoons and animation, and he was paid $5 a week to create a comic strip called “Walter Crouton” for his local newspaper which is named as, The Kent Good Times-Dispatch. He once portrayed a man receiving communion and asking, “Can I have fries with that?” which caused an angry response from the local priest.
About His Education:
In 1991, Seth MacFarlane enrolled at Kent School. He pursued his interest in art until 1995 when he graduated. He went on to study animation at the Rhode Island School of Design. Seth Mac Farlane received a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts after successfully completing his education.
About His Career:
Seth MacFarlane developed a film called ‘The Life of Larry’ during his final year at the ‘Rhode Island School of Design,’ which was shared by his professor with the animation firm ‘Hanna-Barbera.’ He juggled jobs as a storyboard artist and a writer at ‘Hanna-Barbera,’ where he worked on Cartoon Network’s series. He worked on various cartoon shows at this time, including ‘Dexter’s Laboratory,’ ‘Johnny Bravo,’ ‘I Am Weasel,’ and ‘Cow and Chicken.’ He also worked for ‘Nelvana Limited’ and ‘Walt Disney Television Animation as a freelancer.
Seth MacFarlane released ‘Larry & Steve,’ a sequel to ‘The Life of Larry,’ in 1996. The videos were seen by the ‘Fox Broadcasting Company,’ who expressed interest in turning them into an animated series. Seth MacFarlane began work on his next animated series, ‘The Cleveland Show,’ in 2007. In 2008, he published ‘Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy,’ an online television series. In 2011, Seth MacFarlane co-produced a science documentary television series called ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey with Steven Soter and Ann Druyan. In 2012, he made his feature film directorial debut with ‘Ted.’ He also starred in, produced, and wrote the screenplay for the film.
He revealed in 2013 that he would be a part of the American sitcom ‘Dads.’ He hosted the ‘Breakthrough Prize ceremony in 2014. Meanwhile, he co-wrote and starred in ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West,’ which was his second feature, in 2014. He published a novel based on the film the following year. ‘Bordertown,’ an animated series on which he has been working since 2009, was released in 2016.
‘In Full Swing,’ MacFarlane’s fourth studio album, was released on September 15, 2017. In 2017, he also created and acted in ‘The Orville,’ an American science fiction comedy-drama series. He released his album ‘Once in a While’ on April 19, 2019. He also starred in the American drama miniseries ‘The Loudest Voice’ in 2019.
About His Major Works:
‘Family Guy’ and ‘American Dad!’ are two of his most well-known adult animated sitcoms. Both sitcoms have received several awards and accolades.
About His Awards And Achievements:
Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Family Guy’ earned the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ for ‘Outstanding Voice’ in 2000.
He earned the ‘People’s Choice Award’ for ‘Ted’ in the ‘Favorite Movie’ category in 2013.
For his efforts in ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,’ Seth MacFarlane also won the ‘Critics’ Choice Award’ for ‘Best Reality Series’ in 2013.
About His Personal Life:
When Seth needs to relax, he listens to music. He enjoys orchestral and jazz music. He is also an outspoken proponent of LGBT rights and marital equality.
In 2012, Seth MacFarlane began dating Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series “Game of Thrones.” Their romance lasted a year before they split up in March 2013. The couple blamed that the reason for their breakup was their long-distance relationship. Denise Crosby, a former Star Trek actress, is one of Seth’s celebrity friends. She is a distant cousin of Seth’s.
A deep bond exists between his father and him. The Christmas episode of Family Guy featured Seth’s father as the narrator. Seth is a gregarious individual who enjoys spending time with his best friend Butch Hartman, the creator of ‘The Fairly Odd Parents’ in 2001.
Seth is currently dating Anne Winters, a potential co-star. After joining Seth’s comedy series, ‘The Orville,’ he and his girlfriend Anne became romantically involved for the first time.
Seth is committed to environmental protection, poverty alleviation, children, and animal welfare. Among the causes, he has supported are the Alliance for Children’s Rights, A Place Called Home, Stand Up for Cancer, and the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation. He is a firm supporter of cancer awareness. His mother Ann, who died of cancer, was the inspiration for this.
About His Controversies:
During the first season of Family Guy, Seth’s previous high school principal organized a boycott. Racism and inappropriate political humor were among the issues he brought up.
After media inquiries revealed that Father Richardson’s dissatisfaction stemmed from the fact that the school’s secretary shared the name Griffin, the claim was dropped. Seth defended himself, claiming that the name was given to him by chance.
About His Net Worth:
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