American animator, screenwriter, and producer
Matt Groening Rank
Matt Groening Rank
About Matt Groening
Matt Groening is a renowned American cartoonist, voice actor and writer famous for being the creator of the animated science fiction sitcom Futurama and the animated sitcom The Simpsons, which is regarded as one of the greatest television series of all time. He is also known for creating the comic strip Life in Hell.
In 1986, he got married to Deborah Caplan, with whom he had two sons: Homer and Abe. After about thirteen years of being married, he and Deborah officially brought an end to the marriage in 1999.
He has won dozens of awards throughout his career, including 12 Emmy Awards, which he won between 1990 and 2011.
In 2012, he received his first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He named the Simpson family members after his parents and siblings.
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Famous quotes by Matt Groening
I think 'Family Guy' and 'American Dad' have definitely staked out their own style and territory, and now the accusations are coming that 'The Simpsons' is taking jokes from 'Family Guy.' And I can tell you, that ain't the case.Matt Groening
I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books, and I've read quite extensively as an adult.Matt Groening
It's a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. We've got this huge cast of characters that we can move around. And over the last few seasons, we've explored some of the secondary characters' personal lives a bit more.Matt Groening
Our solution on 'The Simpsons' is to do jokes that people who have an education, or some frame of reference, can get. And for the ones who don't, it doesn't matter, because we have Homer banging his head and saying, 'D'oh!'Matt Groening
Since I was there in the very beginning, I know the history of the characters. So, I make comments about the tone and sometimes remind the writers that we've done that before.Matt Groening
Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons' subversive story telling, but there's another message in there, which is a celebration of making wild, funny stories.Matt Groening
We've got a bunch of new writers now who tell me they grew up watching The Simpsons. It's bizarre, and they're writing some very funny stuff.Matt Groening
Matt Groening's Popularity
Matt Groening is a famous American animator, screenwriter, and producer, who was born on February 15, 1954. As a person born on this date, Matt Groening is listed in our database as the 14th most popular celebrity for the day (February 15) and the 28th most popular for the year (1954).
People born on February 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Matt Groening is the 371st most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Matt Groening's birthday, Matt Groening is the 2315th most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Portland, Oregon, U.S.
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