Which late-night talk show host was once a writer for The Simpsons?
Answer: Conan O’Brien is a former writer for The Simpsons, writing episodes including “New Kid on the Block” and “Marge vs. the Monorail”.
He later became host of the talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien before briefly hosting The Tonight Show. In a speech he gave at Harvard on Class Day in 2000, O’Brien credited The Simpsons with “saving” him, a reference to the career slump he was experiencing prior to his hiring for that show. He has also guest starred in the episode, “Bart Gets Famous”, when Bart comes onto his late night show.
Conan Christopher O’Brien is an American television host, comedian, and television producer. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows; since 2010 he has hosted Conan on the cable channel TBS.
Born: 18 April 1963 (age 53 years), Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 1.93 m
Spouse: Liza Powel O’Brien (m. 2002)
Siblings: Jane O’Brien, Kate B. O’Brien, Neal O’Brien, Justin O’Brien, Luke O’Brien
Education: Harvard University (1985), Brookline High School