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Matt Groening


Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. In 1988, James L. Brooks, looking for a filler in ... See full bio »
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Won 12 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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The Simpsons
The Simpsons Writer
(1989-2017)
The Simpsons Movie
(2007)
Futurama
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(1999-2013)

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 2016 Futurama: Game of Drones (Video Game) (developed by)
 2007 The Simpsons Game (Video Game) (creator)
 2003 Futurama (Video Game) (creator) / (developer)
 1997 The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield (Video Game) (creator)
 1994 Virtual Bart (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1992 Krusty's Super Fun House (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Juggernauts (Video Game) (creator)
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10 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bat Groaning | Bat Groening | Brat Groening | Mad Matt Groening | Mad Groening | Malevolent Matt Groening | Matt ''Mildly Frightening'' Groening | Matt ''Scary Nickname'' Groening | Matt 'Count Chocula' Groening | Matt 'El Monstro' Groening | Matt 'Funk Lord of USA' Groening | Matt 'Grave-Robbin' Groening | Matt 'Griddlecakes' Groening | Matt 'Merchandising' Groening | Matt 'Monstroso' Groening | Matt 'Mr Spooky' Groening | Matt 'Scary Nickname' Groening | Morbid Matt Groening | Mummified Matt Groening | Rat Groening | Wotsa Matta U. Groening | Matt Gruesome | Bat Groin Injury | Matt Groin Injury | Grat Moaning | The Rock Bottom Remainders

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Cartooning is for people who can't quite draw and can't quite write. You combine the two half-talents and come up with a career. See more »

Trivia:

His surname is pronounced "GRAY-ning", not "Groaning". See more »

Trademark:

Often works his initials into a drawing. Homer Simpson, for instance, has hair forming an M and ears shaped like Gs See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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