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'The Simpsons' Producer John Bush Passes Away

Sun 28 Jan 2024 | 02:19 PM
John Bush, the Producer of "The Simposons"
John Bush, the Producer of "The Simposons"
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The producer of the iconic TV show "The Simpsons," John Bush, passed away at the age of 69 years old on November 23 according to his friend Kevin Bannerman, Animation Magazine reported on Saturday.

Emmy-winning animation producer passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of B-cell lymphoma of the brain stem.

Born on July 6, 1954, Bush was a producer at Hyperion Pictures working on direct-to-video titles such as The Oz Kids, Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue and Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars. 

After that, he became a producer for FOX-TV’s Family Guy in 1998 and Disney’s Clerks: The Cartoon in 1999, before working on The Simpsons, King of the Hill, The Oblongs, X-Men: Evolution and Tripping the Rift.

He received an Emmy for his work on The Simpsons in 2001.