Seth MacFarlane

Television Producer
Born Oct 26, 1973

Seth Woobury MacFarlane is an American actor, voice actor, animator, screenwriter, comedian, producer, director and singer. He created the animated sitcom Family Guy and co-created American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, for which he also voices many of the shows' various characters. A native of Kent, Connecticut, MacFarlane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.… Read More

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1973 Birth Born on October 26, 1973.


1991 17 Years Old MacFarlane received his high school diploma in 1991 from the Kent School. … Read More


1996 22 Years Old …  In 1996, MacFarlane created a sequel to The Life of Larry entitled Larry & Steve, which features a middle-aged character named Larry and an intellectual dog, Steve. … Read More
1997 23 Years Old After the success of King of the Hill in 1997, MacFarlane called Kolins once more to ask about a possible second pitch for the series. … Read More
1998 24 Years Old In July 1998, the Fox Broadcast Company announced the purchase of Family Guy for a January 1999 debut. … Read More


2005 31 Years Old MacFarlane's success with Family Guy has opened doors to other ventures relating to the show. On April 26, 2005, he and composer Walter Murphy created Family Guy: Live in Vegas. … Read More
On July 22, 2007, in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, MacFarlane announced that he may start working on a feature film, although "nothing's official".
Then in TV Week on July 18, 2008, MacFarlane confirmed plans to produce a theatrically released Family Guy feature film sometime "within the next year". … Read More
2009 35 Years Old …  MacFarlane first began work on the series in 2009. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old 1 More Event
MacFarlane often participates as one of the "roasters" in the annual Comedy Central Roasts. MacFarlane is the only person to serve as roastmaster for more than one Comedy Central roast. In 2010, he filled this role for The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. … Read More
As a singer MacFarlane has performed at several venues, including Carnegie Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. In 2011 MacFarlane released his debut album Music Is Better Than Words. … Read More
MacFarlane made his directorial live-action film debut with the release of Ted in 2012.
2013 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2013, it was reported that he and Clarke had ended their relationship. … Read More


2014 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 16, 2014, MacFarlane was hit with a lawsuit from the production company of a series of Internet videos called Charlie the Abusive Teddy Bear, a series of Internet videos, claiming that Ted infringes on the copyright of its videos due to the Ted bear largely matching the background story, persona, voice tone, attitude, and dialogue of the Charlie bear. … Read More
2015 41 Years Old In 2015, he will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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