Julie Kavner


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Julie Deborah Kavner is an American actress. She first attracted notice for her role as Brenda Morgenstern, the younger sister of Valerie Harper's title character in the sitcom Rhoda (1974), for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She is best known for her voice role as Marge Simpson on the ... See full bio »

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The Simpsons Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier / Jacqueline Bouvier / Others / Jackie Bouvier / Actress as Marge / Angela Lansburry / Audience / Aunt Gladys / Bowler #2 / Cartoon Squirrel / Elizabeth Raleigh / Eunice Bouvier / Floor Buffer / Frida Kahlo / Genevieve Bouvier / Gloria / Herb's Mother / Mabel Simpson / Majora / Margarine of aragon / Marge Bar / Marge Bufflekill / Marge robots / Marge's Grandmother / Mary / Nurse / Pagan Mother / Patty / Queen Elizabeth I / Receptionist / Selma / Spirit #3 / Teacher / Turkey / Zombie DJ #1
(1989-2022)
The Simpsons Movie Marge Simpson / Selma Bouvier / Patty Bouvier
(2007)
Click Trudy Newman
(2006)

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 1989-2022 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier / ...
- Episode #34.1 (2022) ... (voice)
- Episode #33.2 (2021) ... (voice)
- Episode #33.1 (2021) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
- The Last Barfighter (2021) ... Marge Simpson / Selma Bouvier / Patty Bouvier (voice)
- The Man from G.R.A.M.P.A. (2021) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
 2020 Dear Class of 2020 (Video)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 2019 Timon and Pumbaa at the Movies (TV Series)
Ma
 2015 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Marge Simpson
- The Final Late Show with David Letterman (2015) ... Marge Simpson (voice, uncredited)
 2014 Family Guy (TV Series)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier
- The Simpsons Guy (2014) ... Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
 2014 The Simpsons Take the Bowl (Video)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 2012 The Simpsons: Tapped Out (Video Game)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier / ... (voice, uncredited)
 2008 The Simpsons Ride (Video short)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
 2007 The Simpsons Game (Video Game)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie
Marge Simpson / Selma Bouvier / Patty Bouvier (voice)
 2006 Click
Trudy Newman
 2004 Barn Red
Susan (voice)
 2004 The Simpsons' Christmas Message (TV Short)
Marge Simpson (voice, uncredited)
 2004 The Simpsons Christmas 2 (Video)
Marge Simpson
 2004 Behind the Legend: Timon (Video short)
Mom (voice, uncredited)
 2004 The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (Video)
Mom (voice)
 2004 Timon & Pumbaa Virtual Safari 1.5 (Video Game)
Ma (voice)
 2004 Who Wants to Be King of the Jungle (Video Game)
Ma (voice)
 2003 The Simpsons Christmas (Video)
Marge Simpson
 2003 The Simpsons: Hit & Run (Video Game)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
 2002 The Simpsons: Skateboarding (Video Game)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 2001 The Simpsons: Road Rage (Video Game)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 2001 The Simpsons: Wrestling (Video Game)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 2001 Someone Like You
Furry Animal (voice)
 2000 CyberWorld (Short)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
 1999 Simpsons Bowling (Video Game)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
 1999 M.U.G.E.N (Video Game)
 1999 Story of a Bad Boy
Elaine
 1996-1999 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Various Characters / Jobie Wolf / Midge Dexter
- End of the World (1999) ... Various Characters
- Agents (1998) ... Various Characters
- Loss (1998) ... Various Characters
- Politics (1997) ... Various Characters
- Supernatural (1997) ... Various Characters
 1999 Judy Berlin
Marie
 1999 A Walk on the Moon
P.A. Announcer (voice)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle
Female Pigeon (voice)
 1997 The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield (Video Game)
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice, as Julia Kavner)
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Grace
 1996 The Simpsons: Cartoon Studio (Video Game)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 1996 Jake's Women (TV Movie)
Karen
 1995 Forget Paris
Lucy
 1994 Don't Drink the Water (TV Movie)
Marion Hollander
 1994 Birdland (TV Series)
Madeline Diamond
- Grand Delusion (1994) ... Madeline Diamond
 1994 I'll Do Anything
Nan Mulhanney
 1993 Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie)
Marge Simpson (segment "Monster in the Mirror") (voice, uncredited)
 1992 Sibs (TV Series)
Julia Kaufman
- Honey, I Shrunk My Head (1992) ... Julia Kaufman
 1991-1992 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Marge Simpson
- An African Lullaby by Lillian (1992) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
- Episode #23.74 (1992) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
- Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (1991) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
 1992 This Is My Life
Dottie Ingels
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Alma
 1991 Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (TV Movie)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 1991 Bart Simpson: Deep Deep Trouble (Video short)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 1991 The Simpsons (Video Game)
Marge Simpson (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Alice
Decorator
 1990 Awakenings
Eleanor Costello
 1990 Bart Simpson: Do the Bartman (Video short)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 1987-1990 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Marge Simpson / Meg / ...
- Episode #4.23 (1990) ... Various Characters
- Jinx Haber Revisited (1989) ... Various Characters
- The Gate (1989) ... Various Characters
- The Co-Op (1989) ... Various Characters
- My Date with Il Duce (1989) ... Various Characters
 1990 To the Moon, Alice (Short)
Sitcom Producer
 1989 The Simpsons: Family Therapy (TV Short)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 1989 New York Stories
Treva (segment "Oedipus Wrecks")
 1987-1988 The Simpsons: Tracey Ullman Shorts (TV Series short)
Marge Simpson / Marge Simpson
- Zoo Story (1988) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
- The Art Museum (1988) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
- The Money Jar (1988) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
- The Pagans (1988) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
- Scary Stories (1987) ... Marge Simpson (voice)
 1988 The Simpsons: Family Portrait (TV Short)
Marge Simpson (voice)
 1987/I Surrender
Ronnie
 1987 Radio Days
Tess, the mother
 1985 Bad Medicine
Cookie Katz
 1983 A Fine Romance (TV Movie)
Laura Prescott
 1982 Movie Madness
Mrs. Falcone ("Municipalians")
 1980 Taxi (TV Series)
Monica Banta Douglas
- Tony's Sister and Jim (1980) ... Monica Banta Douglas
 1980 Revenge of the Stepford Wives (TV Movie)
Megan Brady
 1979 No Other Love (TV Movie)
Janet Michaels
 1974-1978 Rhoda (TV Series)
Brenda Morgenstern
- Martin Swallows His Heart (1978) ... Brenda Morgenstern
- The Date in the Iron Mask (1978) ... Brenda Morgenstern
- Earl's Helping Hand (1978) ... Brenda Morgenstern
- Brenda Runs Away (1978) ... Brenda Morgenstern
- The Total Brenda (1978) ... Brenda Morgenstern
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Alice Merrin
- Housewarming (1977) ... Alice Merrin
 1976 Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (TV Series)
Billy Gordon
- The Brown Horse Connection (1976) ... Billy Gordon
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Julie
- To See No Evil (1975) ... Julie
 1975 Katherine (TV Movie)
Margot Weiss Goldman
 1975 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Jane Darwin
- The Girl Who Couldn't Lose (1975) ... Jane Darwin
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Other Works:

'The Simpsons Sing the Blues' (album, 1990) See more »

Alternate Names:

Juicy Carve-Ner | Julie D Carver | Julie Kadavener | Julie Karnivore | Ghoulie Kavanaugh | Boooooline Kavner | Coven Kavner | Drools Kavner | Drooly Kavner | Fools Kavner | Ghoulie Julie Kavner | Ghoulie Kavner | Ghouls Kavner | Gooey Kavner | Hoo-Hoo-Hoolie Kavner | JOKER Kavner | Jooooolie Kavner | Jucifer Kavner | Judas Kavner | Jul-Eek!!! Kavner | Julia Kavner | Julie Kadaver Kavner | Kadaver Kavner | Kandycorn Kavner | Pumpkin Kavner

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was brought up not to be selfish or self-centered. So if you play somebody who isn't so lovable, you can play that person and no one will turn on you. I don't want to play that person in real life. Because then people won't like me so much. See more »

Trivia:

Made her first great personal hit in Los Angeles "Little Theatre" in Robert Patrick's "Cheep Theatricks" singing a mock-ecological song called "Don't Poison the Piranhas". See more »

Trademark:

Best known as the voice of "Marge Simpson" on the TV show The Simpsons (1989) See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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