Lisa Simpson

fictional character from The Simpsons franchise

Lisa Marie Simpson is a character in the animated television series The Simpsons. The person who does the voice for the character is Yeardley Smith. Matt Groening, the creator of the series, named her after his sister. She is the oldest daughter and middle child of Homer and Marge Simpson, and the sister of Bart and Maggie. She first appeared in The Tracey Ullman Show Simpson Short, "Good Night".

The Simpsons character
Lisa Simpson
JobStudent at Springfield Elementary School
Voice actorYeardley Smith
FatherHomer Simpson
MotherMarge Simpson
GrandfathersAbraham Simpson (paternal), Clancy Bouvier (maternal)
GrandmothersMona Simpson (paternal), Jacqueline Bouvier (maternal)
AuntsPatty and Selma Bouvier
First appearance
The Simpsons"Good Night" (1987)
"Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire" (1989)

Lisa is an 8-year-old girl.[1] She is one of the most intelligent characters on the series, with an I.Q. of either 156 or 159. She also plays the saxophone and is a vegetarian. Despite her cleverness Lisa has typical childhood issues. For example, in the episode "Lost Our Lisa" she gets lost after riding the bus alone.


  1. Jean, Al; Reiss, Mike; Moore, Rich (1991-09-19). "Stark Raving Dad". The Simpsons. Season 03. Episode 01. Fox.