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Nancy Cartwright

Nancy CartwrightAKA Nancy Campbell Cartwright

Born: 25-Oct-1959
Birthplace: Dayton, OH

Gender: Female
Religion: Scientology
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Voice of Bart Simpson

Nancy Cartwright wrote the book on being Bart Simpson, My Life as a 10- Year-Old Boy. In addition to voicing Bart on The Simpsons, she voices the school bully Nelson Muntz, Nelson's henchman Kearney, the police chief's son Ralph Wiggum, and neighbor child Todd Flanders. She also portrays Chuckie on Rugrats.

Cartwright was raised on the outskirts of Dayton, Ohio, and won a school-wide talent contest when she was 10, scripting and performing a solo sketch based on Rudyard Kipling's "How the Camel Got His Hump". She worked in local theater beginning that summer, and her first paid gig was as a sidekick on a local radio show. She was mentored by Daws Butler, who voiced Huckleberry Hound and Yogi Bear. She began doing voice work in her early 20s, voicing Richie Rich's girlfriend and assorted background voices for Alvin & the Chipmunks. By 1987, Cartwright had worked on Pound Puppies, My Little Pony, and Popeye and Son, at which point she auditioned to perform Lisa Simpson's voice for The Tracey Ullman Show. Cartwright says she "couldn't wrap my wits around" the character of Lisa, but she was more intrigued by Bart. She asked to try out for that part, and Matt Groening said he knew she was right after hearing her read just one line.

Father: Frank Cartwright
Mother: Miriam
Sister: Cathy Cartwright
Brother: Steve Cartwright
Sister: Mary Beth Cartwright
Brother: Frank Cartwright
Sister: Marsha Cartwright
Husband: Warren Murphy (novelist, m. 24-Dec-1988, div. 2005, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Lucy Mae Murphy (b. 19-Dec-1989)
Son: Jackson Louis Murphy (b. 27-Sep-1991)

    University: Ohio University
    University: University of California at Los Angeles

    Citizens Commission on Human Rights Board of Advisors
    Concerned Businessmen's Association of America

    The Replacements Todd Daring (voice, 2006-)
    Kim Possible Rufus (voice, 2002-)
    Rugrats Chuckie Finster (voice, 2001-04)
    The Critic Margo (voice, 1994-95)
    The Simpsons Bart Simpson, Nelson, Wiggum, etc. (voice, 1989-)

    Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (25-Jan-2015) · Herself
    The Simpsons Movie (21-Jul-2007) [VOICE]
    Rugrats Go Wild! (1-Jun-2003) [VOICE]
    Wakko's Wish (26-Jul-1999) [VOICE]
    The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1-Dec-1998) [VOICE]
    The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (29-Sep-1998) [VOICE]
    Godzilla (18-May-1998) · Caiman's Secretary
    Vows of Deception (12-Nov-1996)
    Precious Victims (28-Sep-1993)
    The Little Mermaid (15-Nov-1989) [VOICE]
    Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (15-Jul-1989) [VOICE]
    Going Undercover (17-Jun-1988)
    The Chipmunk Adventure (22-May-1987) [VOICE]
    My Little Pony: The Movie (20-Jun-1986) [VOICE]
    Flesh + Blood (30-Aug-1985) · Kathleen
    Not My Kid (15-Jan-1985)
    Twilight Zone: The Movie (24-Jun-1983) · Ethel
    The Rules of Marriage (10-May-1982)

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