Maggie Roswell voices various characters on "The Simpsons."

Maggie Roswell voices various characters on "The Simpsons."

Maggie Roswell

Maggie Roswell is best known at present as a cast member for the last 30 years in the Emmy award winning series The Simpsons.  What many do not realize is that prior to that show Maggie has co-starred on camera in such films as Lost In America, Pretty In Pink, Midnight Madness, Switchback and Silver City. Maggie starred in the television series The Tim Conway show for CBS (with Tim Conway and Harvey Korman) as well as NBC’s Comedy Break.

Ms. Roswell has appeared in over 60 episodic television shows. Maggie has done on-camera and voice over in hundreds of commercials as well as writing radio spots that have won Clios and Belding awards. She created the voices of Maude Flanders, Helen Lovejoy, Ms. Hoover, Luann Van Houten and many others for nearly 25 seasons of Fox's The Simpsons. Ms.Roswell received an Emmy and an Ani nomination for her work as Sharry Bobbins in the Simpsons “sendup” of Mary Poppins. Maggie worked with director Ralph Bakshi in the animated feature Fire and Ice and sang as a captive penguin in the film The Pebble and The Penguin.

Trained for regional theater Maggie has had the leads in numerous musicals and plays across the country. She was in Harvey Lembeck’s Improvisation group for over 10 years playing with such luminaries as Robin Williams, John Larouquette, John Ritter and many more. After years with Lembeck Maggie became a protégé of Viola Spolin (the God Mother of Improvisation.) She was directed by Spolin’s son Paul Sills, in the improvisation hit Sills and Company on Broadway.

Maggie and husband Emmy nominee Hal Rayle have a recording studio in Denver, Colorado where they are able to record The Simpsons and run Roswell & Rayle Inc. a global audio-entertainment business.

Maggie Roswell does private coaching for voice over. She also coaches for the meet & greet (interviewing face to face with other humans). She has taught classes and seminars in Los Angeles, New York and Denver. She has worked at U.C.L.A, Starz/Encore, Denver Center Theater, Thespians International, and coached privately for over 20 years.


2014 Boomer Queen Interstitial for Costco. Written and performed by Maggie Roswell.