Born: 1921 December 10 in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States

Died: 1959 August 11 in New York, New York, United States

Biography: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Baker_(artist).
http://www.greatblackheroes.com/entertainment/matt-baker/.

Notes: To be confirmed against the Who's Who entry.

Jerry Bails' Who's Who had the birth year as 1926, but it was actually 1921.


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Name:

    Matt Baker Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Clarence Matthew Baker Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Clarence Matthew Family name: Baker
  2. Stan Ford Type: House Name

Schools:

  1. Cooper Union School of Art [NYC] ? to ?


Signatures:

  1. Baker [generic]
  2. Bakerino [generic]
  3. John Baker [generic]
  4. M. B. [generic]
  5. M. Baker [generic]
  6. Matt Baker [generic]
  7. MATT BAKER
  8. Matt Baker [cursive last name only]
  9. Matt Bakerino [generic]

Awards:

  1. 2009: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices

Art Influences:

Matt Baker (b. 1921) stated influences by:
  1. Reed Crandall (b. 1917)
  2. Will Eisner (b. 1917)
  3. Lou Fine (b. 1914)
Influences by Matt Baker (b. 1921) were stated by:
  1. Jerry Acerno (b. 1961)
  2. Ray Osrin (b. 1928)
  3. Margery Peters (b. 1948)
  4. Trina Robbins (b. 1938)

Relations:

  1. Sibling - John Baker
  2. Employee of - Iger Shop
    Notes: Did pencils and inks 1944 to circa 1952.