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Kevin Curran Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Simpsons’ & Letterman Writer-Producer Was 59

25 October 2016 3:24 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Kevin Curran, a veteran TV comedy writer-producer who won six Emmys as part of the staffs of The Simpsons and Late Night With David Letterman, died today at his Los Angeles home after a lengthy illness. He was 59. Simpsons showrunner Al Jean, who met Curran while they were at Harvard in the late 1970s, confirmed the news of Twitter: .@TheSimpsons V v sad at the passing of Kevin Curran brilliantly funny and true friend https://t.co/hCoPUEV6xx — Al Jean (@AlJean) October… »

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Kevin Curran, Writer and Producer on 'The Simpsons,' Dies at 59

25 October 2016 3:22 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Kevin Curran, a six-time Emmy-winning writer and producer who worked on Late Night With David Letterman and The Simpsons, died Tuesday, Fox confirmed. He was 59. Curran started with The Simpsons in 1998 as a consulting producer and stayed with the show through 2015, sharing three Emmys for outstanding animated program in 2003, 2006 and 2008. Curran received his first three Emmys (1985 through 1987) for his writing on NBC's Letterman show, where in 1985 he suggested and wrote the very first Top Ten list, "Top Ten Words That Almost Rhyme With Peas." (The No. 1 word

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Kevin Curran, ‘Simpsons’ Writer, Dies at 59

25 October 2016 2:58 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Simpsons” writer Kevin Curran has died at the age of 59. “Simpsons” showrunner Al Jean shared the news on Twitter Tuesday. “Kevin Curran was a sweet, brilliant man who said many hilarious things, some unprintable, others which will live forever in a children’s cartoon,” Jean later said in a statement to TheWrap. Also Read: Ratings: 'Simpsons' 600th Episode Scores With NFL Lead-in Before “The Simpsons,” Curran wrote for “Married… With Children” and also voiced Buck the dog, the Bundy family pet. Curran, who was born in 1957, attended Harvard University, where he edited the Harvard Lampoon. He then wrote for “The Late Show. »

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Kevin Curran, Emmy Winner and Longtime ‘Simpsons’ Writer, Dies at 59

25 October 2016 1:31 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Kevin Curran, a veteran comedy writer who spent 15 years on “The Simpsons,” died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 59.

Curran graduated from Harvard College in 1979, where he served as an editor for the Harvard Lampoon. While at Harvard, Curran met Al Jean, who would go on to become the showrunner of Fox’s “The Simpsons.” Curran had been on staff at “The Simpsons” since 2001, most recently serving as co-executive producer.

“He was one of the funniest guys I ever met,” Jean said. “He also had one of the sweetest, biggest hearts. He really was a terrific guy.”

Notable episodes Curran wrote for “The Simpsons” include “Don’t Fear the Roofer” (2005) and “I’m Spelling as Fast as I Can” (2003). He conceived the idea and co-wrote the 2002 “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween episode “The Island of Dr. Hibbert.” Curran won three Emmy Awards during his tenure on the show.

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