Ton Beek studied at the Instituut voor Kunstnijverheidsonderwijs and the Graphic School. From 1946 to 1959, he worked for the Marten Toonder Studios, where he cooperated on such series as 'Hollewijn', 'Panda' and 'Kappie'. During the same period, he published his own comic, 'Birre Beer', in newspapers and magazines like Handelsblad, Trouw and 't Kapoentje.
Birre Beer en de Nijvere Neven
Later on, he worked for the children's weekly magazines Okki ('Okki Bokki Boef' with Patty Klein, 1971-75), Jippo ('Flip en Flossie', 1973-74) and for the licensed 'Yogi Bear' comic by De Ge´llustreerde Pers.
Flip en Flossie (Jippo #1, 1974)
Beek has done illustration work for Donald Duck, Bobo, Liselotje, Tom Poes Weekblad and Wij En Onze Kinderen. He also drew the comic based on the popular television puppet series 'De Bereboot' for Bobo.