|Years active 1990–present|
Education Harvard University
Spouse Suzanne Martin (m. 1986)
|Role Television producer|
Name Jeff Martin
|Occupation Television producer and writer|
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Shows The Simpsons, Late Night with David Letterman
Similar People Suzanne Martin, Kevin Curran, David Letterman, Gerard Mulligan, Sandy Frank
Jeff Martin is an American television producer and writer. He originally wrote for The Simpsons during the second, third, and fourth seasons, and eventually returned over 20 years later to write again for seasons 27 and 28. He attended Harvard University, where he wrote for The Harvard Lampoon, as have many other Simpsons writers. He left along with most of the original staff in 1993, and has since written for several TV shows, including Listen Up!, Baby Blues and Homeboys in Outer Space. He also wrote for Late Night with David Letterman during the 1980s, and occasionally appeared on the show as Flunkie the late-night viewer mail clown, a depressed clown who smoked cigarettes and sometimes talked about his infected tattoos. Martin won four Emmys during his time at Late Night.
He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fellow television producer and writer Suzanne Martin and his youngest daughter. His eldest daughter graduated from NYU in 2010.
The Simpsons episodes
He is credited with writing the following episodes: