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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 14 Feb 2012
  • Address:
    7001 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 537th
    Monthly Average: 557th
  • Notes: The 2.460th Star

Matt Groening

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Groening at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con

Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening (i/ˈɡreɪnɪŋ/ GRAY-ning; born February 15, 1954) is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell (1977–2012) and the television series The Simpsons (1989–present) and Futurama (1999–2003, 2008–2013). The Simpsons has gone on to become the longest running U.S. primetime television series in history, as well as the longest running animated series and sitcom.

Fact file

  • Born: Matthew Abram Groening February 15, 1954 (age 62) Portland, Oregon, U.S.
  • Education: Lincoln High School
  • Alma mater: The Evergreen State College
  • Occupation: Cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, voice actor
  • Years active: 1977–present
  • Known for: The Simpsons Futurama Life in Hell The Simpsons Movie
  • Political party: Democratic
  • Spouse(s): Deborah Caplan (m. 1986–99) Agustina Picasso (m. 2011)
  • Children: 3

Read more about Matt Groening at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Fans keep going back to “Futurama,” as Matt Groening’s animated series enjoys a healthy life in syndication, 20 years after it began. The day after it debuted on March 28, 1999, Variety carried a story quoting Groening, who spoke of the series as a celebration of science-fiction absurdity: “We’ve taken ...

Variety, 2018-10-22 14:30:55
Netflix has renewed Matt Groening’s animated comedy series “Disenchantment” for a second season. The streamer has ordered another 20 episodes of the series, which will be rolled out in two installments like Season 1. The first batch of episodes debuted back in August, with the second part of the first ...

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