Marc Wilmore

Marc Wilmore

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: May 04, 1963
Date of Passing: January 30, 2021
Birthplace: San Bernardino County, California
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

Marc Wilmore was an American writer, producer, and actor.

After graduating from Cal Poly Pomona, Wilmore launched his career as a comedy writer in the early 1990s on the Fox sketch show In Living Color. For his work on the show, he earned a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

After In Living Color, Wilmore went on to work on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, as well as the Fox animated series The PJs (created by Eddie Murphy and Wilmore’s brother, comedian/writer/producer Larry Wilmore).

Marc Wilmore was an American writer, producer, and actor.

After graduating from Cal Poly Pomona, Wilmore launched his career as a comedy writer in the early 1990s on the Fox sketch show In Living Color. For his work on the show, he earned a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.

After In Living Color, Wilmore went on to work on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, as well as the Fox animated series The PJs (created by Eddie Murphy and Wilmore’s brother, comedian/writer/producer Larry Wilmore).

For his work as an executive producer on The Simpsons, Wilmore received nine Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Animated Program, winning once.

Most recently, Wilmore worked as a writer and executive producer on the Netflix animated series F Is for Family, for which he also provided his voice talent.

Wilmore died January 30, 2021. He was 57.

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Awards & Nominations

10 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Animated Program - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Marc Wilmore, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Halloween of Horror"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Marc Wilmore, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Treehouse Of Horror XXV"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Marc Wilmore, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Treehouse Of Horror XXIII"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2012
  • Nominee
  • MARC WILMORE, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Holidays Of Future Passed"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2011
  • Nominee
  • MARC WILMORE, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "Angry Dad - The Movie"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Outstanding Animated Program - 2010
  • Nominee
  • MARC WILMORE, 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
  • MARC WILMORE, 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
  • MARC WILMORE, 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
  • MARC WILMORE, Co-Executive Producer
  • The Simpsons
  • "The Haw-Hawed Couple"
  • FOX
  • Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
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