Bridwell, Norman

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Bridwell, Norman Gender: M
Norman Ray Bridwell
born on 15 February 1928 at 13:45 (= 1:45 PM )
Place Kokomo, Indiana, 40n29, 86w08
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 25°54' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 18°08 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 14°21'

Norman Bridwell (in 2011, holding a copy of the first "Clifford the Big Red Dog" book)
photo: Stuart Ramson/InsiderImages for Scholastic, license cc-by-2.0


American author and cartoonist best known for the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books. His story of a young girl and a horse-sized bloodhound spawned over 40 best-selling Clifford books, two television series, merchandise, a live musical and a live-action film that's in development.

Bridwell's other successful books include The Witch Next Door and A Tiny Family. There are over 126 million copies of his books in print in 13 languages.

Bridwell died of heart failure at 86 on 12 December 2014 in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 86)
  • Vocation : Art : Cartoonist
  • Vocation : Writers : Children's literature
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction