Abraham Simpson

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The Simpsons character
Abraham Simpson
JobWorld War II Veteran
Voice actorDan Castellaneta
First appearance
The Simpsons"Grampa and the kids" (1988)
"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" (1989)

Abraham Jay-Jedediah "Abe" Simpson, known as Grampa Simpson, is a character in the animated television series The Simpsons. He is voiced by Dan Castellaneta. He first appeared on The Tracey Ullman Show in the Simpson Short "Good Night".

Role in the Simpsons[change | change source]

Family[change | change source]

He is the father of Homer Simpson and the grandfather of Bart, Lisa and Maggie; he is the husband of Mona Simpson, but later he also has been married for a short time to Amber (a woman that Homer married in Las Vegas too)[1] and to Selma Bouvier,[2] now he's married to Rita LaFleur. He lives in an old folk's home.

Characteristics[change | change source]

Abe Simpson is a World War II veteran and he often tells long, unlikely and rambling stories about his past. He was married to Mona Simpson for many years until she became a fugitive after she destroyed biological weapons owned by Mr. Burns. Grampa Simpson has a poor relationship with his son Homer.

References[change | change source]

  1. Cohen, Joel H.; Nastuk, Matthew (2002-01-06). "Brawl in the Family (The Simpsons)". The Simpsons. Season 13. Episode 276. Fox.
  2. Kruse, Nancy; Chun, Daniel (March 11, 2007). "Rome-old and Juli-eh". The Simpsons. Season 18. Episode 15. Fox.

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