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David X. Cohen


Cohen is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley; he studied theoretical computer science. His real name is David 'S.' Cohen. He used that name when he worked on The Simpsons (1989), but when he starting working on Futurama (1999), he joined the Writer's Guild (the TV writer's union). When he registered, there was already a David S. ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Futurama Writer
(1999-2023)
The Simpsons Writer
(1993-2020)
Futurama Writer
(2003)

Filmography

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  Futurama (TV Series) (developed by - 129 episodes, 1999 - 2023) (head writer - 13 episodes, 2013) (written by - 6 episodes, 1999 - 2012) (story by - 6 episodes, 2001 - 2010) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Impossible Stream (2023) ... (creator)
- Meanwhile (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Stench and Stenchibility (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Murder on the Planet Express (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Game of Tones (2013) ... (creator) / (head writer)
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (story editor - 25 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (staff writer - 22 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (written by - 13 episodes, 1994 - 2020) (ghostwritten by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Podcast News (2020) ... (written by)
- Treehouse of Horror IX (1998) ... (written by - as David S. Coffin)
- Bart the Mother (1998) ... (written by - as David S. Cohen)
- Das Bus (1998) ... (written by - as David S. Cohen)
- Lisa the Skeptic (1997) ... (written by - as David S. Cohen)
 2020 Spitting Image (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2020)
- Episode #1.3 (2020)
- Episode #1.2 (2020)
 2018-2019 Disenchantment (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Stairway to Hell (2019) ... (written by)
- For Whom the Pig Oinks (2018) ... (written by)
 2017 The Nerdist Podcast (Podcast Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Radiorama (2017) ... (written by)
 2016 Futurama: Game of Drones (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (Video) (creator) / (story by - parts 1 & 4)
 2008 Futurama: Bender's Game (Video) (creator) / (story by) / (teleplay by - part 4)
 2008 The Lost Adventure (Video short) (creator)
 2008 Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs (Video) (creator) / (story by)
 2007 Futurama: Bender's Big Score (Video) (creator) / (story by)
 2003 Futurama (Video Game) (creator)
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Plate Frisbee (1993) ... (written by - as David S. Cohen)
- True Crime (1993) ... (written by - as David S. Cohen)
- Couch-Fishing (1993) ... (written by - as David S. Cohen)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Video commentary: A Terrifying Message from Al Gore (2006) (with Al Gore and Matt Groening) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

David S. Coffin | David 'Watch Futurama' Cohen | David ;^[ Cohen | David H.B. 'Mothra' Cohen | David H.B.D. 'Mothra' Cohen | David S. Cohen | David Cohen | Day Of The Cohen | Discourteous David Cohen | Discurteous David Cohen | David Cohen's Severed Hand | The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became David S. Cohen | The Square Root of David S. Cohen

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Created a computer game in the 1980s called "Zoid". He sent the game to a company and got a letter back from them. He realized that they would not take his idea when he saw that the letter began "Dear Mr. Cohan...". The name of Dr. Zoidberg on Futurama (1999) was a tribute to this game. See more »

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