Born: 1940 March 1 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Died: 2018 March 15 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Biography: New York Times Obituary (

Freelance illustrator from 1963 onwards.

Nominated in 1977 for an Academy Award (Oscars) as Best Animated Short Film for Jimmy The C (Motionpicker Productions).

Produced television commercials with his brother, David Grossman, in the 1980s under the banner Grossman Brothers.


    Robert Grossman Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Robert Family name: Grossmann


  1. Yale University ? to 1961

    Notes: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Arts.


  1. B.A., Yale University in 1961

    Notes: In Fine Arts.

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Airplane! (advertising) - Role: artist - Year: 1980
    Employer Name : Paramount Pictures
    Notes: Movie poster for the film, Airplane! (Paramount Pictures) 1980.

  2. Publication Title: The New Yorker (magazine) - Role: assistant - Years: 1961 - 1962; 1963?
    Employer Name : Condé Nast
    Notes: Assistant to art editor/director Jim Geraghty for The New Yorker (Condé Nast, 1925 series) 1961 - circa 1963.

  3. Publication Title: The Yale Record (magazine) - Role: editor - Years: 1960?; 1961?
    Employer Name : The Yale Record
    Notes: Cartoonist, illustrator, and editor.

  4. Publication Title: The Yew Norker (magazine) - Role: editor - Year: 1961?
    Employer Name : The Yale Record
    Notes: Parody of The New Yorker.