Gerald Scarfe is an English cartoonist, illustrator, and designer. He was born in London in 1936, and began his career as a political cartoonist for The Sunday Times in the 1960s. Over the course of his career, Scarfe has produced a vast body of work, including illustrations for books, magazines, and newspapers, as well as designs for theater and opera productions. He is perhaps best known for his work with the British rock band Pink Floyd, for whom he created the distinctive animated sequences used in the film adaptation of their album The Wall. Scarfe has won numerous awards for his work, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest cartoonists of his generation. He continues to work and exhibit his art to this day.