Wilmore has passed away at age 57 while battling COVID-19.
Marc Wilmore, a screenwriter, actor, and television producer famous for his work on the animated series The Simpsons or F Is for Family, died on Saturday at the age of 57, as announced by his brother, comedian Larry Wilmore.
“My sweet, sweet brother, Marc Edward Wilmore, passed away tonight while fighting COVID and other conditions that have caused him pain for many years,” explained Larry Wilmore in a tweet: “My brother was the kindest angel, gentle and fun I’ve ever met. I love you, little brother. “
Marc Wilmore graduated from California Polytechnic State University before joining the comedy Life in Color as a screenwriter in the early 1990s. He even made the cast in the final season of this sketch series, imitating James Earl Jones, Maya Angelou, or Robert Guillaume.
In that same space, he became famous thanks to the imitations in which he imagined how stars like Carroll O’Connor in All in the Family or Ted Knight in The Girl on TV would behave if they were black.
he worked as a screenwriter on the animated series The Simpsons, which he reached in its 13th season and in which he also signed as executive producer; Los PJ, in which he lent his voice to the character of Walter; and F Is for Family, in which he participated in several episodes. Outside of fiction, Wilmore also wrote scripts for the Jay Leno show.