J. Michael Mendel Wiki – J. Michael Mendel Bio
Just heard the sad news J. Michael Mendel passed away. Mike thank you for the role you played in the most important animated series of of life, The Simpsons – and for the pleasure of working with you on the career highlight of Rick and Morty. You’ll be missed by many.
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J. Michael Mendel was an American television producer. He was a four-time Emmy Award winner for his work on The Simpsons and Rick and Morty.
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J. Michael “Mike” Mendel Age
J. Michael Mendel 55 Years old at the time of death (September 24, 1964 – September 22, 2019).
J. Michael Mendel Career
Mendel first worked in television while a student at Syracuse University, serving as a production assistant on All My Children and Loving during his summer breaks.
J. Michael Mendel, the Emmy-winning producer who worked on “Rick and Morty” and “The Simpsons,” has died two days short of his 55th birthday. https://t.co/4yR7LM84XE
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Following his graduation, he worked with James L. Brooks on Big and The Tracey Ullman Show. When Tracey Ullman‘s The Simpsons shorts were spun off into their own series, Mendel joined its staff as the show’s producer, serving from season 1 to season 10. For his work on The Simpsons, Mendel won three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Animated Program for “Lisa’s Wedding”, “Homer’s Phobia”, and “Trash of the Titans”.
After departing The Simpsons, Mendel produced shows such as The PJs, The Oblongs, Drawn Together, Sit Down, Shut Up, and Napoleon Dynamite. In 2013, he joined Rick and Morty, where he won his fourth Emmy Award for the episode “Pickle Rick” in 2018.
J. Michael Mendel Early Life
Mendel attended Monroe-Woodbury High School in Central Valley, New York. He was a resident of Studio City, Los Angeles,
J. Michael Mendel Wife
J. Michael Mendel was married to Juel Bastrop, a casting director for shows like Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Life in Pieces.
J. Michael Mendel
Mendel died suddenly on September 22, 2019, two days before his 55th birthday. Tributes were made to him by Justin Roiland and Al Jean.