Award-winning 'The Simpsons' writer Kevin Curran dies aged 59
Award-winning comedy writer and producer Kevin Curran has died aged 59.
The well-known writer spent a total of 15 years working on 'The Simpsons'.
He died in Los Angeles after a long illness.
Spokeswoman Antonia Coffman says Curran died Tuesday.
Curran is well-known for his 'The Simpsons' episodes 'Don't Fear the Roofer' (2005) and 'The Winter of His Content' (2014).
He won three Emmy Awards on the show and was also nominated for a Humanitas award for his 2010 episode 'The Greatest Story Ever D’ohed'.
He had previously worked on the 'Late Night with David Letterman' show and also wrote for 'Married... With Children'.
He won three Emmy Awards for the animated series.
Kevin Curran made u laugh on Simpsons, Married, & more. He was hilariously cynical about everything in life except his kids, whom he adored.— Mike Scully (@scullymike) October 26, 2016
My dear friend Kevin Curran passed away this morning. I will miss his supreme intelligence, generous warm heart and great wit forever.— (((Fred Graver))) (@fredgraver) October 25, 2016
What an honor to work alongside the legendary Kevin Curran. A wonderful, hilarious, kind man. pic.twitter.com/bz52HRJSi6— Brian Kelley (@dcguzzler) October 25, 2016
He is survived by his two children, Dashiell and Romy, with former partner, Bridget Jones writer Helen Fielding.