The Simpsons - Show Writer and Co-Executive Producer Marc Wilmore Dies While Fighting COVID - News

Last update April 6, 2023 at 07:39 AM

In a tweet, Larry Wilmore announces the death of his brother Marc. He was a writer and voice actor for The Simpsons.

Marc Wilmore, a TV writer whose credits include F is for Family et The Simpsons, passed away this Saturday “as he battled COVID and other conditions that had plagued him for many years“, Revealed Larry Wilmore his brother, comedian and former star of Nightly Show. He was 57 years old.

Who Was Marc Wilmore Before The Simpson?

Born May 4, 1963, Marc graduated from Cal Poly Pomona before joining In Living Color as a writer in the early 1990s. He also became a cast member on the sketch comedy series in its final season (1993-94), doing knockoffs of James Earl Jones, Maya Angelou and Robert Guillaume. He also posed as various stars in segments imagining what they would look like as a black person, most notably Carroll O'Connor on All in the Family, Ted Knight on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Andy Rooney on 60 Minutes and Bob Hope.

He was also a writer on The PJs (voicing the role of Walter), writer for The Tonight Show With Jay Leno then writer and co-executive producer on The Simpsons.

In addition to serving as a writer on F is for Family, it was also executive producer and appeared in several episodes.

Last update April 6, 2023 at 07:39 AM


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