Jack Kirby  (born Jacob Kurtzberg; August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994) was an American comic book artist, writer and editor, widely regarded as one of the medium's major innovators and one of its most prolific and influential creators.
- Jacob Kurtzberg, August 28, 1917, New York City, U.S.
- February 6, 1994 (aged 76), Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.
Previous Jack Kirby Biography. Jack Kirby is widely recognized as one of the most influential and prolific creators in comics. He created, or co-created, such enduring characters as Captain America, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the X-Men, the Hulk, the New Gods, and hundreds of others stretching back to the earliest days of the medium.
In 1917, Kirby was born under the name "Jacob Kurtzberg" on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. He was a son of garment factory worker Benjamin Kurtzberg and his wife Rose Bernstein. Both his parents were Austrian-Jewish immigrants. He developed an interest in drawing at an early age.
- Jacob Kurtzberg
- The King
Also Known As: Jacob Kurtzberg Died At Age: 76 Family: Spouse/Ex-: Roz Goldstein (m. 1942–1994) father: Benjamin Kurtzberg mother: Rose (Bernstein) Born Country: United States Quotes By Jack Kirby Cartoonists Died on: February 6, 1994 place of death: Thousand Oaks, California, United States Ancestry: Austrian American Cause of Death: Heart Failure
Benjamin Kurtzberg, Kirby’s father, signed his World War I draft card on June 5, 1917. His home address was 147 Essex Street in Manhattan, New York City, which was Kirby’s birthplace. (1905 postcard of Essex Street) During World War I, The New York Times, September 12, 1917, reported the names of New York City men who enrolled in the Army ...
Aug 19, 2021 · Benjamin Kurtzberg: Birthdate: January 16, 1888: Birthplace: Galicia, Kingdom of Austria: Death: after 1942 Brooklyn, New York City, New York Immediate Family: Son of Nathan Kurtzberg and Feiga Kurtzberg Husband of Rose Kurtzberg Father of Jack Kirby and David Kurtzberg. Occupation: Garment industry/Cloakmakers, Finisher: Managed by:
Benjamin Kurtzberg was born circa 1908, at birth place, to Menasha Kurtzberg and Rachel Kurtzberg. Benjamin had 4 siblings: Clara Kurtzberg and 3 other siblings . Benjamin lived on month day 1916, at address .