Brown,, Ralph was born on March 24, 1948 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Son of Ralph and Martha (Pankey) Brown.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and Graphic Design, Maryland. Institute College Art, Baltimore, 1974;
diploma in electric bass, Dick Grove School Music, Van Nuys, California, 1990.
Installationist, Maryland. History Society, Baltimore, 1975-1977;
cartoonist, Baltimore Sun, 1977-1978;
cartoonist, City Paper Free Press, Baltimore, 1977-1978;
production artist, McCann-Erickson Inc., Los Angeles, 1979-1981;
cartoonist, illustrator, B. Slobadian Artist Republican, Los Angeles, 1979-1981;
assistant animator, Filmation, Inc., Los Angeles, 1980-1981;
assistant animator, Rick Reinert Pictures, Los Angeles, 1981;
cartoonist, Bob Farkas Creative, Los Angeles, 1987;
cartoonist, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, California, 1989;
cartoonist, Joan Lesser Graphics, Los Angeles, 1990;
freelance cartoonist, designer of characters for animation, Shorts, Los Angeles, since 1996.