Pseudonym of Othon Aristides, french illustrator and writer. Author of many illustrated novels (bandes-dessinées), Fred is famous for his poetry and his mustache.

Born in march 1931 in Paris, Fred is the creator of the satyric magazine Hara-kiri. He is also the author of Philémon and a dozen of other illustrated novels. Beside bande-dessinée, Fred worked on many movie projects and even had a succesfull singer career in the 60's, working in association with Jacques Dutronc.

A best of of Fred's work, called Fredissimo, was released in 2000. Fred also wrote some script for other illustrators such as Alexis, Gotlib and Goscinny.