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Homer Simpson (fictional character)Matt GroeningRichard Nixon
By Deborah Netburn and Patrick Day 1. The Simpsons five are named after Matt Groening’s own family. 2. Many of the side characters take their names from streets around Groening’s native Portland, Ore. – i.e., Ned Flanders, after N.E. Flanders Street. 3. Milhouse is named after former... Associated Press