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Matthew Abram Groening 
Or "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, 
screenwriter, producer, animator, author, musician,...
big director and producer. In 1985, Brooks contacted 
Groening with the proposition of working in animation for 
Fox show ...
British Comedy Award for "outstanding contribution to 
comedy" in 2004. 
In 2002, he won the National Cartoonist 
Society ...
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  1. 1. Matthew Abram Groening Or "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, screenwriter, producer, animator, author, musician, comedian, and voice actor. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell (criador da história em quadradrinhos) that lasted between 1977 and 2012 as well as two successful television series, The Simpsons that began in 1989 and it`s still on television today and Futurama that was between 1999 to 2003, and 2008 to 2013. Groening was born on February 15, 1954 in Portland, Oregon. He attended an Elementary School and Lincoln High School and The Evergreen State College in washington, In 1977, at the age of 23, Groening moved to Los Angeles to become a writer. So to make money he washed dishes at a nursing home and ghost written for a retired Western director. Before working in television Groening created Life in Hell that caught the attention of James L. Brooks that is a
  2. 2. big director and producer. In 1985, Brooks contacted Groening with the proposition of working in animation for Fox show The Tracey Ullman Show. But Groening decided to create something new and came up with a cartoon family, The Simpsons, and named the members of the family after his own parents and sisters like his parents Homer and Margaret become Homer and Marge Simpson, his sisters Lisa, Maggie and Patty become Lisa, Maggie and Patty Simpson (marge sister) and his grandfather Abram become Abe simpson (homer dad). Claiming that it was a bit too obvious to name a character after himself, he chose the name Bart was an anagram of the word brat. Groening that his brother Mark is the actual inspiration for Bart. This is the first appearance of the cartoon Movie and the video games Groening and former Simpsons writer David X. Cohen developed Futurama, an animated series about life in the year 3000. Groening has won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards, ten for The Simpsons and two for Futurama as well as a
  3. 3. British Comedy Award for "outstanding contribution to comedy" in 2004. In 2002, he won the National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award for his work on Life in Hell. He and the show the simpsons received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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