Jeff Keane

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Jeff Keane is the youngest son of Bil Keane, and currently inks and colors the syndicated comic strip The Family Circus.[1]

The character Jeffy from The Family Circus was based on Jeff when he was growing up. Jeff was a theater major in college, but gradually grew into the family business. He lives in Laguna Hills, California, in the Nellie Gail Ranch community.[1][2]

Keane was elected president of The National Cartoonists Society for the 2007–2009 term.[3] He was re-elected president for the 2009-2011 term.


  1. ^ a b Murray Shugars, "Cartoonists visit Q-West, draw stories from troops", Official Homepage of the United States Army, November 4, 2009
  2. ^ Dennis McClellan, "Drawn Together", Los Angeles Times, February 05, 1997
  3. ^ Alan Gardner, "Jeff Keane elected president of National Cartoonist Society", The Daily Cartoonist, June 1, 2007

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