The classic opening couch gags on "The Simpsons" are constantly being reinvented, but this latest one truly stands out from the rest. Matt Groening recently...
The obituary cites many familiar names including Marge, Homer, Lisa and Maggie.
Margaret Groening, the mother of The Simpsons creator Matt Groening and the basis for the beloved Fox animated family matriarch Marge, has died. She was 94 years old. Margaret Groening's death was announced via an obituary in The Oregonian. Show More Summary
It's a dark day in Springfield. Margaret Groening, the inspiration behind The Simpsons' Marge Simpson has passed away, The Oregonian reports. She was 94. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com The Simpsons Matt Groening
Margaret Groening was born a Wiggum, a name familiar to fans of The Simpsons. She died peacefully in her sleep on April 22. She was 94.
The obit of Matt Groening‘s mother, Margaret Ruth, is circulating around the web because of some familiar names from the town of Springfield. The creator of The Simpsons clearly was influenced by his family when it was time to name the...Show More Summary
Last month when the mother of Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening, Margaret (aka “Marge”), died, Portland newspaper The Oregonian published her obituary which was filled with names familiar to fans of the animated series. Last year, Matt revealed the namesake of the show’s fictional town of Springfield. image via Yarrr_piratejackoff via reddit, SFist
“Simpsons” creator Matt Groening lost his mother, Margaret Groening, at the end of April, which is super sad. But what’s not: her obituary reveals several of the inspirations for popular “Simpsons” characters. Like, did you know that Matt named the Simpson siblings after his own sisters (and renamed himself Bart)? Or that Chief Wiggum shares [...]
Sad news in Springfield... "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening's mourning the loss of his beloved 94-year-old mother Margaret... as in Marge... as in Marge Simpson. In fact, Margaret's obituary has surfaced online... and it mentions several members…
The mother of Simpsons creator Matt Groening passed away recently. This is sad, and I do not intend to make light of it. Writing about famous people all day — especially online, from the comfort of your living room — can make it easy...Show More Summary
Margaret Groening, mom of Matt and Marge Simpson’s inspiration, has died at the age of 94. Matt Groening is the creator of The Simpsons, and Marge Simpson’s inspiration was in ways clearly his mother — and yes, she was married to a man named Homer, the cartoonist’s dad. An obituary for Groening explains that the template [...]Show More Summary
Simpsons creator Matt Groening's mother Margaret Ruth (née Wiggum) recently passed away at the age of 94. That's bad. Read more...
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Matt Groening's mother, Marge, passed away peacefully.
Margaret Ruth Groening, whose name was the inspiration for one of her son Matt's characters in TV's long-running "The Simpsons" series, died in her sleep on April 22 in Portland, Ore., a private obituary reported in The Oregonian. She...Show More Summary
Margaret "Marge" Groening, the mother of "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening and inspiration for the show's blue-haired matriarch, has died in her sleep at age 94,...
SHE DIDN’T go by “Marge.” But her first name — Margaret — did inspire the naming of one of TV history’s most famous mothers. And her maiden name — Wiggum — also turned up all over her son’s landmark show. Read full article >>
Margaret Groening, the inspiration for Marge Simpson and the mother of "The Simpsons" animator and producer Matt Groening, has died at 94.
As many fans of The Simpsons already know, creator Matt Groening named the characters on the show after members of his own family, with the exception of Bart ? he stopped short of naming a character after himself, but has said in interviews that the real inspiration for Bart was actually his older brother Mark. Show More Summary
Brian Cronin pays a visit to Springfield to determine whether "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening originally intended for Krusty the Clown to be Homer Simpson in a wig and makeup.