Nancy Cartwright

 

Nancy Cartwright (1957- ) is best known as the voice of Bart Simpson on the popular, long-running television show, The Simpson.  Five other characters on the show are also voiced by Cartwright.  She was born in Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from Fairmont West High School in 1976.  She began doing voice-overs for commercials on WING radio in Dayton.  She attended Ohio University and transferred to UCLA where her career escalated.  Moving to Los Angeles allowed Cartwright to train further as a voice actress.  Already she has appeared in over 20 movies and more than 80 television programs.  She wrote an autobiography, “My Life as a 10-Year Old Boy” and two one-woman plays.  She holds Emmy and Annie Awards for her accomplishments in animation.  Remembering her hometown, Nancy Cartwright established a scholarship at Ohio University for Fairmont High School students to study speech, debate, drama or music.