Entertainment News



Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - The Simpsons creator Matt Groening is mourning the death of his mother, who

inspired him to create his cartoon family matriarch Marge Simpson.

Margaret Groening passed away in her sleep on 22 April in her hometown of Portland, Oregon. She was 94.

Her animator son famously based his blue-haired character on his mum.

Groening's cartoonist dad Homer - the inspiration for Bart Simpson's father - died in 1996.

Article Copyright World Entertainment News Network All Rights Reserved.

return to Entertainment News

Top 10


Up from last week


Down from last week

No change

No change from last week

  • Movie Tickets.ar
  • Movie Tickets.ca
  • Movie Tickets.cl
  • Movie Tickets.ie
  • Movie Tickets.mx
  • Movie Tickets.sp
  • Movie Tickets.uk
  • Movie Tickets.us

MovieTickets.com is a worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing and a top destination for celebrity interviews, movie reviews and trailers. You can also access theater information, check movie showtimes, view video clips, and much more.