Best known as the creator of the hilarious animated shows Family Guy and American Dad, Seth MacFarlane has actually been in the Hollywood scene longer than many fans realize. In celebration of his achievements and talents, let's explore a few little known facts and trivia about this funny guy:
Born October 26, 1973, in Kent, Connecticut, Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is the son of Ann Perry (Sager) and Ronald Milfton MacFarlane.
During the 2007 - 2008 Writer's Guild of America strike, Seth made it publicly known that he sided with the Writer's Guild. FOX then continued to produce episodes of Family Guy without MacFarlane's approval, which may have led to the lengthy negotiations to renew his contract.
Since a very early age, Seth has been interested in illustration. At just eight years old, he began to draw and develop a character known as Walter Crouton, which quickly become a comic strip for The Kent Good Times Dispatch.
MacFarlane came to be a strong supporter of gay rights and gay marriage after a family member insisted to his gay cousin that homosexuality could "be cured". The incident upset Seth greatly and led to his speaking out, "It...