- Category : Art-Cartoonist
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Consciousness 3
American comic writer of the syndicated cartoon strip "Cathy," published in more than 500 papers. Her work spun off into 12 books by 1990, greeting cards and other products. Her script is based on a humorous view of her own life as a young single working women dealing with shopping, weight, dates and family. She launched the cartoon in 1976 after working as an advertising copywriter. In 1987, she won an Emmy for a "Cathy" special on TV.
As a graduate of the University of Michigan, she was 50 lbs overweight, which she trimmed down to 100 lbs.
Very pretty and 5'2", age 42 and single, she adopted a baby girl. A workaholic perfectionist, she softened with the addition of Ivy. In 1996 she met screenwriter Christopher Wilkinson, 45, and they married Nov. 1997, Los Angeles. Wilkinson has an 18-month-old son and with Guisewite's five-year-old daughter, they are creating a family.