Born: 1905 May 17 in Virginia, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1956 September 14 in Florida, United States
Biography: Roy Nelson was an American cartoonist and caricaturist. He worked primarily for the Chicago Daily News from the mid-1920s through the late '40s, except for a brief stint in the early '30s, when he worked for the Disney Studio doing publicity artwork and helping with the Mickey Mouse comic strip, and a few years in the Army during World War 2.
Additionally, he regularly contributed cartoons to publications such as Esquire, The Sporting News, and Hearst newspapers.
In 1951 he created a daily strip named "Mot, Dot, and Tot".
He was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1953 and passed away in 1956.
Notes: Not to be confused with Roy Paul Nelson (1923 - 2010)