FOX 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
Adam I. Lapidus age 54 Adam I. Lapidus is an American television writer, whose credits include Phil of the Future, Full House, Smart Guy, Jessie, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, The Suite Life on Deck and the ...more

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Al Jean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Al Jean age 56 Alfred Ernest "Al" Jean III is an American screenwriter and producer. Jean is well known for his work on The Simpsons. He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from ...more

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Allen Glazier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Allen Glazier

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Andrew Kreisberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Andrew Kreisberg age 46 Andrew Kreisberg is an American television writer and producer. He is well known for his work on The Simpsons, Fringe, Warehouse 13, Arrow and The Flash.

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Ben Joseph is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Ben Joseph Ben Joseph is a screenwriter.

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Bill Canterbury is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

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Bill Freiberger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Bill Freiberger Bill Freiberger is a writer and producer for such shows as The Simpsons, Drawn Together, and The PJs.

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Bill Oakley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Bill Oakley age 51 Bill Oakley is an American television writer and producer, known for his work on the animated comedy series The Simpsons. Oakley and Josh Weinstein became best friends and writing partners at ...more

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Bill Odenkirk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Bill Odenkirk age 52 Bill Odenkirk is an American comedy writer.

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Billy Kimball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Billy Kimball age 58 Billy Kimball is an American writer, producer and senior vice president and chief programming officer of Fusion.

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Bob Bendetson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Bob Bendetson age 61 Robert "Bob" Bendetson is an American television writer and producer. He has written for a number of TV series, including ALF, Home Improvement and two episodes for The Simpsons. ...more

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Bob Kushell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Bob Kushell 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 ...more

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Brendan Hay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Brendan Hay age 38 Brendan Hay is an American TV writer, comic book creator and a headline producer. Hay has worked for The Daily Show as a headline producer and was a contributing writer for the America. More ...more

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

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Brian Kelley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Brian Kelley Brian Kelley is an American television writer. He has written for SNL, Newsradio, Clerks, Futurama, Joey and The Simpsons.

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Brian Scully is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Brian Scully Brian Scully is an American television writer and producer. Scully initially worked as a TV salesman before eventually getting a job writing on Out of This World. After the show was canceled, ...more

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Carolyn Omine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Carolyn Omine Carolyn Omine is an American television writer. She has written for Full House, The Parent 'Hood and The Simpsons. She was credited as an executive producer by the Simpsons' 17th season, ...more

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Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Conan O'Brien age 54 Conan Christopher O'Brien is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, musician, and voice actor. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows through Conan, which ...more

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Dan Castellaneta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Dan Castellaneta age 60 Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series The ...more

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Dan Greaney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Dan Greaney 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 ...more

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Dan McGrath is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Dan McGrath 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.

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

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Dana Gould is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Dana Gould age 53 Dana John Gould is an American stand-up comedian and comedy writer who has been featured on HBO, Showtime, and Comedy Central.

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Daniel Chun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Daniel Chun age 37 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) 25 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David Chambers age 57 David Chambers - U.K is a Musician / Television Producer

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David Isaacs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David Isaacs 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

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David M. Stern is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David M. Stern David Martin Stern is an American television screenwriter. Among his first work in television was writing episodes of The Wonder Years in the late 1980s. He then proceeded to write several ...more

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David Mandel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David Mandel age 47 David H. Mandel is an executive producer and director of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and one of the producers of the teen-comedy Eurotrip. He was a writer for Seinfeld during its seventh, eighth, and ...more

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David Mirkin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David Mirkin age 62 David Mirkin is an American feature film and television director, writer and producer. Mirkin grew up in Philadelphia and intended to become an electrical engineer, but abandoned this career ...more

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David Richardson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David Richardson David Richardson is a television writer and television producer who has written for The Simpsons, Malcolm in the Middle, and Empty Nest.

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David Sacks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David Sacks David Sacks is an American television writer and producer.

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David X. Cohen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
David X. Cohen age 51 David Samuel Cohen, better-known by his professional name, "David X. Cohen", is an American television writer. He has written for The Simpsons and he served as the head writer and ...more

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Deb Lacusta is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Deb Lacusta age 59 Deborah "Deb" Lacusta is an American television writer.

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Dennis Snee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers

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Don Payne is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Don Payne Died at 49 (1964-2013) William Donald "Don" Payne was an American writer and producer. He wrote several episodes of The Simpsons after 2000, many of these with John Frink, whom he met while studying at the ...more

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Donick Cary is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Donick Cary Donick Cary is an American television writer. He has written for The Simpsons, Just Shoot Me!, Complete Savages, Late Night with David Letterman, Parks and Recreation and served as head writer ...more

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Edgar Allan Poe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Edgar Allan Poe Died at 40 (1809-1849) Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of ...more

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Evan Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Evan Goldberg age 35 Evan Goldberg is a Canadian screenwriter, film producer and director. Goldberg is known for his collaborations with his childhood friend, actor-writer-producer Seth Rogen. They have collaborated ...more

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Frank Mula is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Frank Mula Frank Mula is an American television writer. He has written for Cosby, Madame's Place, Grand, The Simpsons and created the series, Local Heroes, which lasted 7 episodes. Mula was raised in South ...more

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Gary Apple is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Gary Apple age 59

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George Meyer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
George Meyer age 61 George A. Meyer is an American producer and writer. Raised in Tucson, Meyer attended Harvard University. There, after becoming president of the Harvard Lampoon, he graduated in 1978 with a ...more

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Greg Daniels is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Greg Daniels age 54 Gregory Martin "Greg" Daniels is an American television comedy writer, producer, and director. He is known for his work on several television series, including Saturday Night Live, The ...more

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Howard Gewirtz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Howard Gewirtz Howard Gewirtz is an American television producer and writer, whose credits include Taxi, The Larry Sanders Show, Just Shoot Me, Wings, Oliver Beene, Everybody Hates Chris and The Simpsons.

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Ian Maxtone-Graham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Ian Maxtone-Graham age 58 Ian Howes Maxtone-Graham is an American television writer and producer. He has written for Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons, and has also served as a co-executive producer and consulting ...more

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J. Stewart Burns is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
J. Stewart Burns J. Stewart Burns is a television writer and producer most notable for his work on Unhappily Ever After, The Simpsons and Futurama. Noted in the DVD commentaries of "The Deep South" and ...more

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Jace Richdale is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Jace Richdale Jace Richdale is an American producer and writer. He served as co-executive producer for seasons 5 and 6 of The Simpsons and wrote the season five episode "Burns' Heir". He was a part ...more

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James L. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
James L. Brooks age 77 James Lawrence "Jim" Brooks is an American director, producer and screenwriter. Growing up in North Bergen, New Jersey, Brooks endured a fractured family life and passed the time by ...more

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Jane O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Jane O'Brien age 50 Jane O'Brien is a television producer and a screenwriter.

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Jay Kogen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Jay Kogen age 54 Jay Steven Kogen is an American comedy writer.

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Jeff Martin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of The Simpsons Writers
Jeff Martin Jeff Martin is an American television producer and writer. He was a writer for The Simpsons during the first four seasons. He attended Harvard University, where he wrote for The Harvard Lampoon, ...more