He is short, balding, grumpy and ugly in most eyes. But ever since the start in 1929, generations of people have grown up and been entertained by his adventures. Made celebrity by newspapers, books, albums, TV and film, he is our old friend Popeye.
In 1933 Popeye made his film debut. Since then he has starred in some 600 films, in one film Robin Williams played the character.