Matt Groening

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Matt Groening
Matt Groening.jpg
Birth name Matthew Abram Groening
Born February 15, 1954 in Portland, Oregon, USA
Notable Shows The Simpsons
Futurama
Awards

Matt Groening is a cartoonist and creator of both The Simpsons and Futurama. Before The Simpsons, he created a strip named Life In Hell, which he still writes and draws to this day.

Contents

Roles

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Tracey Ullman Show Himself 2x15 - Chained Melodies February 14, 1988
Great Performances Himself 29x04 - Chuck Jones: Extremes and In-Betweens November 22, 2000
The Simpsons Himself 15x17 - My Big Fat Geek Wedding April 18, 2004

Specials

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Olive, the Other Reindeer Arturo December 17, 1999
Good Grief, Charlie Brown: A Tribute to Charles Schulz Himself February 11, 2000
America's First Family Himself June 23, 2000 The Simpsons
My Wasted Life Himself June 23, 2000
The Beatles Revolution Himself November 17, 2000
The British Comedy Awards 2004 Himself December 22, 2004 The British Comedy Awards
The 100 Greatest Cartoons Himself February 27, 2005

Talk Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Space Ghost Coast to Coast Glen Campbell October 9, 1996
The Big Breakfast January 6, 2000
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Show 273 April 28, 2006
The Daily Show Matt Groening (July 18, 2007) July 18, 2007

Writer

Series Season(s)
The Tracey Ullman Show 1 2 3

Producer

Series Year(s) Title Season(s)
The Simpsons 1989— Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Futurama 1999–2003 Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5
Olive, the Other Reindeer 1999 Executive Producer

Awards and Accolades

BAFTA Awards

  • Nominated: Best International (Programme or Series) (1999)
The Simpsons

DVD Exclusive Awards

  • Nominated: Best Audio Commentary (New for DVD) (2005)
The Simpsons

Primetime Emmy Awards

(36 Nominations, 10 Won)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program (1987)
The Tracey Ullman Show
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program (1988)
The Tracey Ullman Show
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program (1989)
The Tracey Ullman Show
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1990)
The Tracey Ullman Show
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (1990)
The Simpsons
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1990)
The Simpsons
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1991)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1992)
The Simpsons
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1995)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1996)
The Simpsons
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1997)
The Simpsons
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1998)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1999)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1999)
Futurama
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1999)
Futurama
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming More Than One Hour) (2000)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2001)
Futurama
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2001)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2002)
The Simpsons
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2002)
Futurama
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2003)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2003)
Futurama
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2004)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2004)
Futurama
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2005)
The Simpsons
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2006)
The Simpsons

Environmental Media Awards

  • Won: Award for Ongoing Commitment (2001)
The Simpsons

Television Critics Association Awards

  • Won: Individual Achievement in Comedy (1999)
The Simpsons and Futurama


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