John Swartzwelder

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Birthday
8, 1949
Birthplace
Washington
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Washington

About

Notable for penning close to 60 episodes of the popular animated television series The Simpsons, he also published several novels, including The Exploding Detective, The Time Machine Did It, and Dead Men Scare Me Stupid.

Before Fame

Before becoming a television writer, he pursued an advertising career and wrote for a humor magazine called Army Man.

Trivia

His reclusive lifestyle made him the subject of much speculation among Simpsons fans as to whether he actually existed.

Family Life

Little is known of his personal life apart from the fact that he spent his high school years in Renton, Washington.

Associated With

He was recruited by producer, director, and co-creator Sam Simon to write for The Simpsons.