Larry Doyle (writer)


Larry Doyle (writer)

Larry Doyle is an American novelist, television writer and producer. He currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland. [ [http://www.baltimoresun.com/features/booksmags/bal-to.doyle29may29,0,6645886.story?coll=bal-home-headlines Topic Galleries - baltimoresun.com ] ]

Doyle worked on "Beavis and Butt-Head", "Daria" (his only writing credit for this series is the season one episode "Too Cute") and as a writer and producer on "The Simpsons" for seasons nine through twelve (1997-2001) under the direction of executive producer Mike Scully. He also wrote the films "Duplex" and "". He also wrote some of the Looney Tunes shorts that were made in 2003, as a cross-promotion for "Looney Tunes: Back in Action". Warner Bros. decided not to release them theatrically, however. [http://imdb.com/title/tt0318155/]

He is frequent contributor to "The New Yorker" and had a monthly column in "Esquire magazine" until 2006.

His first novel, "I Love You Beth Cooper", was published in May 2007. [http://www.amazon.com/dp/0061236179?tag2=larrydoyle-20] The setting is graduation night at Buffalo Grove High School, Doyle's alma mater. This novel won the 2008 Thurber Prize for American Humor. It was recently optioned to be adapted into a film, with a target release date of 2009. [http://imdb.com/title/tt1032815/]

Writing credits

"The Simpsons" episodes

He has written the following episodes:

*"Girly Edition"
*"Treehouse of Horror IX" ("Terror of Tiny Toon")
*"Wild Barts Can't Be Broken"
*"Simpsons Bible Stories" (with Tim Long and Matt Selman as co-writers)
*"Pygmoelian"
*"It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Marge"
*"Worst Episode Ever"

"Beavis and Butt-Head" episodes

He has written the following episodes:

*"Choke"
*"Nosebleed"
*"Bad Dog"
*"Butt Flambé"
*"Stewart is Missing"
*"A Very Special Episode"
*"Final Judgement of Beavis"
*"Liar! Liar!"
*"Safe Driving"
*"Beavis and Butt-Head Do America"-Consultant

References and notes

External links

*imdb name|id=0236421|name=Larry Doyle
* [http://www.larrydoyle.com www.larrydoyle.com]
* [http://www.thurberhouse.org/program/adlt_prize.html www.thurberhouse.org/program/adlt_prize.html]


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