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David Mirkin

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This article is about the crew member. For the character, see David Mirkin (character).
David Mirkin
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Crew Information
Male ♂
Job: Writer
Birth date: September 18, 1955 (1955-09-18) (age 68)
Number of episodes: 697
Seasons active: Season 1, Season 5 - Present
First short: The Longest Daycare
Most recent short: May the 12th Be with You
First episode: "Bart the Genius"
Most recent episode: "Bart's Brain"
Movie: The Simpsons Movie
First album: Songs in the Key of Springfield
Latest album: The Simpsons: Testify

David Mirkin (born September 18, 1955) is an American director, writer and producer. He currently serves as a producer for The Simpsons and previously served as a writer, consulting producer, and executive producer. He served as the showrunner from season 5 to season 6.

He was also interviewed in The Simpsons: Celebrity Friends, The Simpsons: Mischief & Mayhem, The Simpsons: Access All Areas, and The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3-D! On Ice!.


Award Year Episode Result
Annie Award for Writing in an Animated Feature Production 2007[1] The Simpsons Movie Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program 1995[2] "Lisa's Wedding" Won
1996[3] "Treehouse of Horror VI" Nominated
1997[4] "Homer's Phobia" Won
1998[5] "Trash of the Titans"
1999[6] "Viva Ned Flanders" Nominated
2001[7] "HOMЯ" Won
2002[8] "She of Little Faith" Nominated
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program 2022[9] When Billie Met Lisa


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