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Peter Gaffney is an American writer and editor. He is best known for his writing work on The Simpsons and Rugrats. He spent five years as a writer and creative consultant for MTV. He also made animated cartoons for both children and adults.

Peter Gaffney
Born Peter Gaffney
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Animation Screenwriter, Television Producer, Editor
Years active 1987—present
Spouse(s) Mary Ellen Healey (divorced)

He wrote for Recess, which was created by fellow Rugrats writer Joe Ansolabehere and Rugrats creator Paul Germain.



Gaffney has also co-created Aaahh!!! Real Monsters with Gabor Csupo in 1994. The show was to air on Nickelodeon specially for Halloween. It lasted for fifty-two episodes and four seasons.

He has edited books such as The Herodotus File he also had many ideas and concepts develoved. He now divides his time between the Hollywood Hills and he shares with his father and Gretel their dog, a home near Lake Arrowhead.[1]




  • Quality Time with Uncle Spike (1987)[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "IMDb Peter Gaffney". Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  2. ^ "IMDb bio". Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  3. ^ Peter Gaffney on IMDb