Kevin Curran

Kevin Curran

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: February 27, 1957
Date of Passing: October 25, 2016
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut

Kevin Curran was an Emmy-winning writer and producer best known for his work on Late Night with David Letterman and The Simpsons.

As a student at Harvard, where he was an editor at the Harvard Lampoon, Curran befriended Al Jean, with whom he would later work for fifteen years on The Simpsons.

He got his start in TV as a writer on Letterman, and went on to write for the Fox comedy Married...with Children, followed by The Good Life and Happily Ever After, prior to The Simpsons.

During his career, Curran won six Emmy Awards — three for Letterman and three for The Simpsons.

Curran died on October 25, 2016, after a long illness. He was 59.

Kevin Curran was an Emmy-winning writer and producer best known for his work on Late Night with David Letterman and The Simpsons.

As a student at Harvard, where he was an editor at the Harvard Lampoon, Curran befriended Al Jean, with whom he would later work for fifteen years on The Simpsons.

He got his start in TV as a writer on Letterman, and went on to write for the Fox comedy Married...with Children, followed by The Good Life and Happily Ever After, prior to The Simpsons.

During his career, Curran won six Emmy Awards — three for Letterman and three for The Simpsons.

Curran died on October 25, 2016, after a long illness. He was 59.

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Awards & Nominations

21 Nominations | 6 Emmys
Outstanding Animated Program - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Halloween of Horror"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Treehouse Of Horror XXV"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Treehouse Of Horror XXIII"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Holidays Of Future Passed"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Angry Dad - The Movie"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2010
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Once Upon A Time In Springfield"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2009
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Gone Maggie Gone"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2008
  • Winner
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2007
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "The Haw-Hawed Couple"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2006
  • Winner
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2005
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2004
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2003
  • Winner
  • Kevin Curran, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program (for programming less than one hour) - 2002
  • Nominee
  • Kevin Curran, Supervising Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
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