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''The Simpsons'' is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of American life, epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer Simpson, Homer, Marge Simpson, Marge, Bart Simpson, Bart, Lisa Simpson, Lisa, and Maggie Simpson, Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield (The Simpsons), Springfield and parodies Culture of the United States, American culture and Society of the United States, society, television, and the human condition. The family was conceived by Groening shortly before a solicitation for a series of The Simpsons shorts, animated shorts with producer James L. Brooks. He created a dysfunctional family and named the characters after his own family members, substituting Bart for his own name; he thought Simpson was a funny name in that it sounded similar to "simpleton". The shorts became a part of ''The Tracey Ullman Show'' on April 19, 1987. After three season ...
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Yeardley Smith
Martha Maria Yeardley Smith ( ; born July 3, 1964) is a French-born American actress, artist and writer. She currently stars as the voice of Lisa Simpson on the long-running animated television series ''The Simpsons''. Smith became an actress in 1982 after graduating from drama school. She moved to New York City in 1984, where she appeared in the Broadway production of Tom Stoppard's ''The Real Thing (play), The Real Thing''. She made her film debut in 1985's ''Heaven Help Us (film), Heaven Help Us'', followed by roles in ''The Legend of Billie Jean'' and ''Maximum Overdrive''. She moved to Los Angeles in 1986 and took a recurring role in the television series ''Brothers (1984 TV series), Brothers''. In 1987, Smith auditioned for the ''The Simpsons shorts, Simpsons'' The Simpsons shorts, shorts on ''The Tracey Ullman Show''. Smith intended to audition for the role of Bart Simpson, but the casting director felt her voice was too high, and she was cast as Bart's sister Lisa. In 19 ...
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Al Jean
Alfred Ernest Jean III (born January 9, 1961) is an American screenwriter and producer. Jean is well known for his work on ''The Simpsons ''The Simpsons'' is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of American life, epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer Simpson, Homer, Marge Sim ...''. He was born and raised near Detroit (strait) , nicknames = The Motor City, Motown, Renaissance City, Techno City, City of the Straits, The D, D-Town, Hockeytown, The Automotive Capital of the World, Rock City, The 313, The Arsenal of Democracy, The Town Tha ..., Michigan, and graduated from Harvard University Harvard University is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an absence of nearly tw ... in 1981. ...
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