Seth MacFarlane is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and singer, known for his work in animation and comedy. He is the creator of the television series Family Guy, co-creator of the television series American Dad!, and co-writer and executive producer of the film Ted. MacFarlane has also appeared in several films, including Cyrus, TED, A Million Ways to Die in the West, and Sing.
Seth MacFarlane was raised Roman Catholic and attended public school until he was 13. His parents divorced when he was two years old and he was raised by his mother who worked as a teacher. When MacFarlane was 10, he began making short films with his friends using a Super 8 camera.
He is a writer, voice actor, producer, director and singer. He is the creator of the television series Family Guy (1999–present) and The Orville (2017–present), as well as co-creator of American Dad! (2005–present) and The Cleveland Show (2009–2013). He also wrote, directed, and starred in Ted (2012), Ted 2 (2015), and A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), among others. Seth MacFarlane’s Parents: Ronald Milton And Ann Perry.
Meet Seth MacFarlane’s Father: Ronald Milton
Seth MacFarlane is one of the most popular names in Hollywood today. He is best known for creating and executive producing the animated sitcom Family Guy, as well co-creating American Dad! and The Cleveland Show.
He has also worked on other animated series such as Robot Chicken, and has done some voice work for video games. In 2012, MacFarlane made his directorial debut with the live-action/comedy film Ted, which was a huge hit at the box office.
Seth MacFarlane’s Mother: Ann Perry Sager
Ann Perry Sager was best known as the father of Seth MacFarlane. Moreover, her mother died of breast cancer. Her death was reported by Larry King on his show Larry King Live, who acknowledged a conversation he had with her during an interview with MacFarlane in May 2010.
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MacFarlane was born on October 26, 1973, in Kent, Connecticut to Ronald Milton MacFarlane and Ann Perry Sager. His father was a former teacher who later became involved in at risk youth programs, while his mother was an actress and singer. MacFarlane has two older sisters, Rachael and Stephanie.
MacFarlane has said that his parents were very supportive of his dreams to become a animator and writer. “My mom was always saying, ‘Seth, you can do whatever you want with your life. Just follow your dreams,'” he told The Hollywood Reporter in 2012.
Seth MacFarlane Education
MacFarlane attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. In 1998, MacFarlane created the animated sitcom Family Guy, which quickly became a hit on Fox. The show has been nominated for numerous awards, including 11 Primetime Emmy Awards.
In 2009, MacFarlane won an Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his work on the show. Family Guy is not MacFarlane’s only successful show. He has also worked on other animated series such as American Dad!, The Cleveland Show, and Robot Chicken. In addition to his work in television, MacFarlane has also done some voice work for video games.
MacFarlane made his directorial debut with the live-action/comedy film Ted in 2012. The film was a huge hit at the box office, grossing over $550 million worldwide. In 2013, MacFarlane hosted the 85th Academy Awards.