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List of The Simpsons Writers

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List of every famous television writer who has written for The Simpsons, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for The Simpsons. Staff writers as well as guest writers for The Simpsons are included when available, along with more information about each The Simpsons writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of The Simpsons, then this writing staff from The Simpsons should be studied closely.

This list below has a variety of writers in it, from Conan O'Brien to Seth Rogen.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for The Simpsons?”
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Adam I. Lapidus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 56

Series Written: The Simpsons, Who's the Boss?, Cleghorne!, Phil of the Future, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, + more

Episodes: Stop the Presses, Allergic to Love, Daddy Dearest, Volley Dad, Not So Sweet 16, + more

Adam I. Lapidus (born 1963) is an American television writer, whose credits include Phil of the Future, Full House, Smart Guy, Jessie, Bunk'd, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, The Suite Life ...more
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Al Jean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 58

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Head of the Class, Teen Angel, The Critic, Charles in Charge, + more

Episodes: Le Boob, State of Sledge, The Funeral, Tonight, Tonight (1), + more

Alfred Ernest Jean III (born January 9, 1961) is an American screenwriter and producer. Jean is well known for his work on The Simpsons. He was born and raised near Detroit, Michigan, and ...more
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Allen Glazier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Allen Glazier

Series Written: The Simpsons

Episodes: I, (Annoyed Grunt)-Bot, Judge Me Tender

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Andrew Kreisberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 48

Series Written: Warehouse 13, The Simpsons, Fringe, My Family, The Vampire Diaries, + more

Episodes: Soul Free, Unearthed, Andy Joins the PTA, Heartbeat, Unwritten, + more

Andrew Kreisberg (born April 23, 1971) is an American television writer, producer and comic book writer. He is best known as the creator of the television series Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and ...more
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Ben Joseph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Ben Joseph

Series Written: The Simpsons, The Berenstain Bears

Episodes: The Hiccup Cure, Double Dare, The Prize Pumpkin, Visit Fun Park, Trick or Treat, + more

Ben Joseph is a screenwriter.
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Bill Canterbury is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Series Written: Boston Common, The Simpsons, Pinky and the Brain, Maggie Winters, What's New, + more

Episodes: Bed Worthy, Marge on the Lam, Friendships, Treehouse of Horror IV, Secrets, + more

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Bill Oakley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 53

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Maryland, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Portlandia, The Mullets, The Cleveland Show, Mission Hill

Episodes: 22 Short Films about Springfield, Marge in Chains, Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song, Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy, Who Shot Mr. Burns?: Part 1, + more

William Lloyd Oakley (born February 27, 1966) is an American television writer and producer, known for his work on the animated comedy series The Simpsons. Oakley and Josh Weinstein became best ...more
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Bill Odenkirk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 54

Birthplace: Area codes 630 and 331, Naperville, Illinois, United States of America, DuPage County, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Futurama

Episodes: Please Don't Kill Me, Flat Top Tony and the Purple Canoes, Peanut Butter, Eggs, and Dice, + more

Bill Odenkirk (born October 13, 1965) is an American comedy writer.
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Billy Kimball is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Seinfeld

Episodes: Dangerous Curves, Gone Maggie Gone, The Strong Box, The Scorpion's Tale, Dark Knight Court, + more

Billy Kimball (born July 8, 1959) is an American writer and producer. He is currently a co-executive producer on the HBO series Veep.
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Bob Bendetson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 61

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, What's Happening Now!!, The Facts of Life, Alice, The Jeffersons, + more

Episodes: Blame It on Lisa, Malling in Love Again, Grand Opening, Looking For Lucky, Born to Be Mild, + more

Robert "Bob" Bendetson (born August 28, 1954) is an American television writer and producer. He has written for a number of TV series, including ALF, Home Improvement and two episodes ...more
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Bob Kushell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: In Case of Emergency, The Simpsons, Grounded for Life, Suburgatory, Duckman, + more

Episodes: Dick Behaving Badly, Hotel Dick, The First Date, The Park, Homecoming Queen, + more

Bob Kushell is an American television writer and producer. He has written for network television comedies including The Simpsons, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Malcolm in the Middle, Grounded For Life, ...more
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Brendan Hay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Brendan Hay Age: 40

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Robot Chicken

Episodes: Coming to Homerica, Robot Chicken: DP Christmas Special

Brendan Hay (born February 19, 1979), is an American screenwriter, comic book creator and a television producer. Hay is currently the executive producer and showrunner of Harvey Street Kids and ...more
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Brent Forrester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Mr. Show with Bob and David, The Ben Stiller Show, King of the Hill, Daddy Dearest, + more

Episodes: New Leads, Luanne's Saga, Episode #104, Lemon of Troy, Did I Stutter?, + more

Brent Forrester (born May 12, 1967) is an American writer and producer, who wrote several episodes of the animated television sitcom The Simpsons between 1993 and 1997. He has also worked as an ...more
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Brian Kelley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, NewsRadio, Futurama, The Michael Richards Show, Joey

Episodes: Houses of the Holy, Joey and the Husband, Postcards from the Wedge, Retirement (1), Penny-Wiseguys, + more

Brian Kelly or Brian Kelley may refer to:
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Brian Scully is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Local Heroes, The Drew Carey Show, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, Complete Savages, + more

Episodes: Teen Things I Hate About You, Freno the Deano, Leggo My Meg-o, Make Room for Lisa, I Dream of Jesus, + more

Brian Scully (born August 10, 1953 in West Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American television writer and producer. Scully initially worked as a TV salesman before eventually getting a job ...more
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Carolyn Omine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, The Parent 'Hood, The Wild Thornberrys

Episodes: Little Big Mom, Me and Mrs. Hale, Sweets and Sour Marge, Social Security Guard, The Strong Arms of the Ma, + more

Carolyn Omine is an American television writer. Born and raised in Hawaii, she studied theater and art at the University of Hawaii, while singing in a punk band in Waikiki. She eventually ...more
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Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 56

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Andy Barker, P.I., Lookwell, Not Necessarily the News

Episodes: The New Kid on the Block, Pilot, Dial M for Laptop, Audrie in Love, The Big No Sleep, + more

Conan Christopher O'Brien (born April 18, 1963) is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows; since 2010, he has ...more

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Dan Castellaneta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 62

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America, Italy

Series Written: The Simpsons

Episodes: The Fight Before Christmas, A Midsummer's Nice Dream, Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore, Days of Wine and D'oh'ses, + more

Daniel Louis Castellaneta (; born October 29, 1957) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter, best known for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the Fox Broadcasting ...more

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Dan Greaney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, The Michael Richards Show, The Office

Episodes: The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase, The Bonfire of the Manatees, Summer of 4 Ft. 2, I, (Annoyed Grunt)-Bot, + more

Daniel "Dan" Greaney is an American television writer. He has written for The Simpsons and The Office. He was hired during The Simpsons' seventh season after writing the first draft of ...more
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Dan McGrath is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The PJs, The Simpsons, King of the Hill, Mission Hill

Episodes: Be True to Your Fool, Luanne's Saga, Livin' on Reds, Vitamin C and Propane, Care-Takin’ Care of Business, + more

Dan McGrath is an American television writer. He has written for Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, Mission Hill, The PJs and King of the Hill. He was a story editor for the first season of ...more
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Dan Vebber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Series Written: The Simpsons, Napoleon Dynamite, Daria, Futurama, American Dad!, + more

Episodes: Widowmaker, The Thief of Baghead, The One That Got Away, Meter Made, Fun on a Bun, + more

Dan Vebber is an American writer best known for his television work on animated shows such as The Simpsons, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Futurama, Daria, Napoleon Dynamite and American Dad!. He ...more
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Dana Gould is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 55

Birthplace: Hopedale, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, Super Adventure Team, Stark Raving Mad, The Mike O'Malley Show

Episodes: C.E. D'oh, (president kidnapped), Goo Goo Gai Pan, The President Wore Pearls, Papa's Got a Brand New Badge, + more

Dana John Gould (born August 24, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and voice artist who has been featured on HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central.
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Daniel Chun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Daniel Chun Age: 39

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Simpsons, The Office

Episodes: Rome-old and Juli-eh, Nepotism, Murder, Treehouse of Horror XX, Tallahassee, + more

Daniel Chun is a Korean American comedy writer. He has written for The Office and The Simpsons. He received a Writers Guild Award nomination and an Annie Award for his work on The Simpsons. He ...more
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David Chambers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Age: 59

Nationality: United Kingdom

Series Written: On Our Own, The Fall Guy, Dreams, We Got It Made, Becker, + more

Episodes: A Life in the Theater, Road Trip, Cahoots, It's a Matter of Principal, The Sixth Man, + more

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David Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Big Wave Dave's, Wings, It's All Relative, The Simpsons, Frasier, + more

Episodes: Love Hurts, Make My Day, Desperately Seeking Closure, Room Service, Panic on the 86th, + more

David Isaacs has been an American TV and Screen writer, and producer since 1975. He has written episodes of M*A*S*H, Cheers, its spin-off Frasier, and The Simpsons with Ken Levine. Isaacs became ...more