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  1. Comedian Tracey Ullman's 85-year-old mother dies in house fire started by cigarette buttRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Comedian Tracey Ullman is 'deeply saddened' after her mother Doreen Skinner died in a fire caused by a cigarette at her ground-floor retirement flat on Monday The mother of comedian Tracey Ullman has been killed in a fire caused by the 'careless disposal' of a cigarette. Mrs Ullman has been left 'deeply saddened' after discovering Doreen Skinner died in the fire at her ground-floor retirement flat in Holtspur, Buckinghamshire, on Monday.

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  2. TV star Tracey Ullman tells of sadness at loss of mother in Holtspur flat fire tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    Global celebrity Tracey Ullman has told of her sadness following the death of her mother after a horrific fire in her retirement flat near Beaconsfield on Monday. A statement has this afternoon been released on her behalf as firefighters issued a warning over the cause of the blaze .

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  3. RIP, Sam Simon: How a lone fear led to creating a key character on a The SimpsonsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Washington Post

    ... guy," says David Silverman, the director who, having been there since the beginning, as an animator for "The Tracey Ullman Show," celebrates his 28th anniversary with "The Simpsons" characters this week. "But Sam told me," Silverman continues, "that ...

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  4. Sam Simon: A Remembrance June 6, 1955 - " March 8, 2015Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Sweet Science

    ... Garry Shandling's Show, Barney Miller, Best of the West, Bless This House, Men Behaving Badly, Norm , and The Tracey Ullman Show . The latter venture led to Sam's greatest creative and commercial triumph. Each segment of Tracey Ullman contained a ...

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  5. Sam Simon: Writer and producer who started out on 'Taxi'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Independent

    ... years after it launched on Fox in 1989. A prototype of the characters had appeared in small doses on The Tracey Ullman Show in the late 1980s. "Whatever makes the writing staff laugh, we put in the show," Simon once said. "That's why it's very smart ...

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  6. Sam Simon Documentary Debuts On Fusion This SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Deadline

    ... to save animals from harmful and abusive situations worldwide. Simon's TV credits include Taxi, Cheers, The Tracey Ullman Show, The Drew Carey Show and The Simpsons, which he co-created. Among his extensive philanthropic efforts, he founded the Sam ...

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  7. Allman director gets 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Erie Times News

    ... fortune into social causes, died of colon cancer at 59. After stints writing for "Taxi," "Cheers" and "The Tracey Ullman Show," Simon helped launch "The Simpsons." During his writing and producing career, he collected nine prime-time Emmy awards. He ...

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  8. Sam Simon co-creator of The SimpsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Sunday Herald

    Sam Simon, who has died aged 59, wrote for US television series, including Taxi, Cheers and the Tracey Ullman Show, before helping launch The Simpsons in 1989. With the series' international success well established he left after its fourth season with a deal which gave him ongoing royalties from the show.

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  9. Sam Simon: A look at the 'Simpsons' co-creator's philanthropyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Christian Science Monitor

    Sam Simon, a co-creator of " The Simpsons " and animal-rights advocate who made a midlife career shift into philanthropy and channeled much of his personal fortune into social causes, has died. After stints writing for "Taxi," ''Cheers," and "The Tracey Ullman Show ," Simon helped launch "The Simpsons."

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  10. Simpsons co-creator, philanthropist Sam Simon diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Chronicle Herald

    Sam Simon, a co-creator of "The Simpsons" and animal-rights advocate who made a midlife career shift into philanthropy and channeled much of his personal fortune into social causes, has died. After stints writing for "Taxi," "Cheers" and "The Tracey Ullman Show," Simon helped launch "The Simpsons."

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  11. San Simon was 59 when he died in his California home on Sunday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Jewish Press

    ... "Taxi" program. ABC liked it and later hired Simon. After other successes, such as "Cheers" on NBC and "The Tracey Ullman Show" on Fox, Simon, worked with James L. Brooks and cartoonist Matt Groening to create The Simpsons. "With 'The Simpsons,' ...

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  12. Simpsons creator Sam Simon dies of cancer aged 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Sunday Herald

    ... with two other executives, after it was first aired on December 17, 1989. He won of the awards for The Tracey Ullman Show, where Bart Simpson and Co had started life as animated sketches shown before and after the ad breaks. Mr Simon held numerous ...

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  13. The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Age

    Sam Simon was one of the major creative forces behind The Simpsons but he left the show after its fourth season, in a lucrative arrangement that allowed him to spend much of the rest of his life giving his money away. The cartoonist Matt Groening invented the Simpson family for a series of short animated segments first seen on The Tracey Ullman Show in 1987.

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  14. The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | India.com

    ... of Stanford University, the director had nine primetime Emmys to his name. One was for his work on "The Tracey Ullman Show", where fellow "Simpsons" co-creators Matt Groening and James L Brooks also worked, while the other awards were for "The ...

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  15. Sam Simon 1955-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Ain't It Cool News

    Sam Simon, who became the showrunner on "Taxi" at age 23 and went to become a major creative force on "Cheers," "It's Garry Shandling's Show" and "The Simpsons," succumbed to a long, public fight with cancer on Sunday. He squeezed laughs out of the behavior of Homer, Bart, Lisa and Marge Simpson from their first televised appearance on Fox's "Tracey Ullman Show," another series on which Simon served as writer-producer.

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  16. Tracey Ullman To Make Her Comeback On BBC1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | International Business Times

    The first British woman to break into the American market, with her "The Tracey Ullman Show" for Fox channel Tracey Ullman is all set to make her comeback in BBC with a six-episode season of the famous show, according to BBC. The announcement was made by the Corporation on March 3. The British actress and comedienne is homeward bound after a gap of 30 years for her new stint.

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  17. a Simpsonsa co-creator, philanthropist Sam Simon dies at 59Read the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | KDWN

    Sam Simon, a co-creator of "The Simpsons" and animal-rights advocate who made a midlife career shift into philanthropy and channeled much of his personal fortune into social causes, has died. After stints writing for "Taxi," "Cheers" and "The Tracey Ullman Show," Simon helped launch "The Simpsons."

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  18. Sam Simon, Activist and Simpsons Co-Creator, Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Advocate

    ... Garry Shandling's Show . Simon then co-developed The Simpsons , which started as a series of cartoons on The Tracey Ullman Show , with Matt Groening. Though their relationship was initially a good one, it later became "contentious," according to ...

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  19. Sam Simon, 'Simpsons' co-creator and philanthropist, dies at 59Read the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... An enormous loss. Simon was a prolific television writer, winning seven Emmys for The Simpsons and two for The Tracey Ullman Show . He also worked on Taxi , Cheers , It's Garry Shandling's Show , The Drew Carey Show and, most recently, Charlie ...

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  20. The Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon dies at 59Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Boston.com

    ... on Fox in 1989. A prototype of the characters appeared in small doses on the Fox sketch comedy program ''The Tracey Ullman Show'' in the late 1980s. ''You can't overstate his contribution to 'The Simpsons,''' talk-show host and former ''Simpsons'' ...

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