Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss (Author), born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.. Dr. Seuss's age 87 years (Age at death) & Zodiac Sign Pisces, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is German. Let's check, How Tall is Dr. Seuss?

Dr. Seuss Bio

  • Birth Name:Theodor Seuss Geisel
  • First Name: Theodor
  • Last Name: Geisel
  • Age: 87 years (Age at death)
  • Died: September 24, 1991(aged 87 years) in La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA by oral cancer
  • Birth Date: March 2, 1904
  • Birth Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Country: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Ethnicity: German
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 9.5 (US), 42.5 (EU), 9 (UK)
  • Dress Size: XL (US)
  • Dr. Seuss Height

    5 Feet 11 Inches (180.33 cm/1.803 m)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 11 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)180.33 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.803 m
    Weight (in Kilograms)73 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)160.93 lbs

    Dr. Seuss Body Measurements

    Dr. Seuss's full body measurements are 42 inches (106.68 cm) - 14 inches (35.56 cm) - 33 inches (83.82 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements42-33-14 inches/ 106.68-83.82-35.56 cm
    Chest Size42 inches (106.68 cm)
    Biceps Size14 inches (35.56 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)33 inches (83.82 cm)

    Dr. Seuss FAQs

    How old was Dr. Seuss when he died?

    87 years (1904–1991)

    What is Dr. Seuss most famous poem?

    Some of the most famous poems from Dr. Seuss include The Cat in the Hat, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, Fox in Socks, Green Eggs and Ham, and Yertle the Turtle.

    Was Dr. Seuss a real doctor?

    Seuss was not a doctor. He briefly studied English literature at Oxford after graduating from Dartmouth but instead became a cartoonist. In 1955, Dartmouth awarded him an honorary doctorate. Author and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr.

    Why is Dr. Seuss so famous?

    What is Dr. Seuss most famous for? Dr. Seuss is probably best known for his books to help children learn to read, such as One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, and Hop on Pop, his cautionary tales including The Lorax, and the inspirational Oh, the Places You’ll Go!.

    Dr. Seuss is a popular celebrity who is best known as a Author. Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S. He was born as Theodor Seuss Geisel, but best known as Dr. Seuss. He was the son of Henrietta A. (Seuss) and Theodor Robert Geisel, a brewery manager. His grandparents were German. Geisel attended Dartmouth College, graduating in 1925. Upon graduating from Dartmouth, he entered Lincoln College, Oxford, intending to earn a D.Phil. in English literature.

    When he attend Dartmouth College, where he became the editor-in-chief of the school’s humor magazine, the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern. He left Oxford in 1927 to begin his career as an illustrator and cartoonist for Vanity Fair, Life, and various other publications. He also worked as an illustrator for advertising campaigns, most notably for FLIT and Standard Oil, and as a political cartoonist for the New York newspaper PM. He published his first children’s book And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street in 1937. During World War II, he took a brief hiatus from children’s literature to illustrate political cartoons, and he also worked in the animation and film department of the United States Army where he wrote, produced or animated many productions – both live-action and animated – including Design for Death, which later won the 1947 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. After the war, Geisel returned to writing children’s books, writing classics like If I Ran the Zoo (1950), Horton Hears a Who! (1955), If I Ran the Circus (1956), The Cat in the Hat (1957), How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957), and Green Eggs and Ham (1960). He drew over 400 political cartoons for leftist New York newspapers during WWII that criticized Hitler as well as Charles Lindbergh.

    Geisel won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1958 for Horton Hatches the Egg and again in 1961 for And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street. Geisel’s birthday, March 2, has been adopted as the annual date for National Read Across America Day, an initiative on reading created by the National Education Association.

    When he study in Oxford then he met his future wife and fellow children’s author, Helen Palmer, who convinced him to pursue a career in illustration. During his marriage, he had an affair with Audrey Stone Dimond, who became his second wife following Helen Palmer Geisel’s 1967 suicide.

    Dr. Seuss died on September 24, 1991(aged 87 years) in La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA by oral cancer. He had ranked in the list of most famous American children’s author.

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