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Freddy Deane makes art and stories, and collaborates with brands. He has lived in New York, L.A., Delhi, and Paris, and is currently based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. 


Freddy's work intersects art, entertainment, and fashion.


He honed his storytelling skills making movies, TV shows, commercials and plays, writing scripts and books, acting, and studying with master teachers in New York and L.A. 


He honed his art by building the Smiling Planet brand and illustrating books. Freddy's illustrations and stories brought Smiling Planet to life and resonated with young and old across cultures and around the world.


His character Guru Lion is on mission to connect the world with wisdom, love and donuts - but not necessarily in that order ;)


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