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Matt Groening

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Matthew Abram Groening ( GRAY-ning; born February 15, 1954) is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, and animator. He is the creator of the comic strip Life in Hell (1977–2012) and the television series The Simpsons (1989–present), Futurama (1999–2003, 2008–2013, 2023–present), and Disenchantment (2018–present). The Simpsons is the longest-running U.S. primetime-television series in history and the longest-running U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matt Groening has received more than 5,833,905 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia. Matt Groening is the 12th most popular comic artist (down from 10th in 2019), the 984th most popular biography from United States (down from 703rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Comic Artist.

Matt Groening is most famous for his creation of the animated TV series The Simpsons.

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Among comic artists, Matt Groening ranks 12 out of 174Before him are Joseph Barbera, Jean Giraud, Carl Barks, Akira Toriyama, Peyo, and Hugo Pratt. After him are Zdeněk Miler, Jack Kirby, Bob Kane, Morris, Tsugumi Ohba, and Rumiko Takahashi.

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Among people born in 1954, Matt Groening ranks 28Before him are Stieg Larsson, Mario Kempes, Andrej Babiš, Annie Lennox, Serzh Sargsyan, and Fernando Santos. After him are Jim Belushi, Dennis Quaid, Michael Moore, Condoleezza Rice, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, and Rene Russo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Matt Groening ranks 984 out of 18,182Before him are Paul Berg (1926), Robert A. Dahl (1915), Benjamin Guggenheim (1865), Blake Edwards (1922), Charles Cooley (1864), and Dave Brubeck (1920). After him are Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909), L. Frank Baum (1856), George Dantzig (1914), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Winona Ryder (1971), and Frederick Herzberg (1923).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Matt Groening ranks 4Before him are Stan Lee (1922), Joseph Barbera (1911), and Carl Barks (1901). After him are Jack Kirby (1917), Bob Kane (1915), Steve Ditko (1927), Winsor McCay (1867), Will Eisner (1917), Don Rosa (1951), Bill Finger (1914), and Charles M. Schulz (1922).