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Dan Castellaneta

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta (born October 29, 1957) is an American film, theatre and television actor, comedian, voice artist, singer and television writer. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons, he voices many other characters on The Simpsons, including Abraham "Grampa" Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby and Hans Moleman. Born in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Illinois, Castellaneta started taking acting classes at a young age. He would listen to his father's comedy records and do impressions of the artists. After graduating from Northern Illinois University, Castellaneta joined Chicago's Second City in 1983, and performed with the troupe until 1987. He was cast in The Tracey Ullman Show, which debuted in 1987. The Tracey Ullman Show included a series of animated shorts about a dysfunctional family. Voices were needed for the shorts, so the producers decided to ask Castellaneta to voice Homer. His voice for the character started out as a loose impression of Walter Matthau, but later evolved into a more robust voice. The shorts would eventually be spun off into The Simpsons. Castellaneta has won four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his work on the show as well as an Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in the Field of Animation in 1993. Castellaneta has co-written four episodes of The Simpsons with his wife Deb Lacusta. Castellaneta has also had roles in several other television programs, including the live-action sitcom Sibs, The Adventures of Dynamo Duck, and the animated series Darkwing Duck, Back to the Future: The Animated Series, Earthworm Jim, Aladdin and Hey Arnold!. In 1999, he appeared in the Christmas special Olive, the Other Reindeer and won an Annie Award for his portrayal of the Postman. Castellaneta has also released a comedy CD, I Am Not Homer, and wrote and stars in a one man play titled Where Did Vincent van Gogh?


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Born:
Oct 29, 1957 In Chicago - Illinois - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
105
First Appeared:
In the movie Nada en común 1986-07-29
Latest Project:
Movie The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story 2015-10-10
Known For
Poster of Parks and Recreation
Poster of Bones
Poster of South Park
Poster of Friends
Filmography
Movie Cuatro fantásticos Mr. Kenny 2015-08-05
Movie The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story Aaron Spelling 2015-10-10
Series Papá canguro Peter Oliver 2012-06-20
Series Major Crimes Ray Winters 2012-08-13
Series Spliced 2010-04-01
Series The Good Guys Unknown 2010-05-19
Series Castle Judge Markway 2009-03-08
Movie Relative Stranger Gary 2009-03-14
Series El show de Cleveland Unknown 2009-09-27
Series Parks and Recreation Unknown 2009-04-09
Movie Futurama: La bestia con un millón de espaldas The Robot Devil (voice) 2008-06-30
Movie Remembering Phil Dr. Seymour 2008-08-14
Movie Hellboy Animated: Iron Shoes 2007-06-12
Series Greek Dr. Milton Hastings 2007-07-09
Movie La maldición del desierto De Mille 2007-07-28
Movie Los Simpson: La película Homer / Itchy / Barney / Grampa / Stage Manager / Krusty the Clown / Mayor Quimby / Mayor's Aide / Multi-Eyed Squirrel / Panicky Man / Sideshow Mel / Mr. Teeny / EPA Official / Kissing Cop / Bear / Boy on Phone / NSA Worker / Officer / Santa's Little Help 2007-07-25
Movie ¡Scooby-Doo! ¡Piratas a babor! Mr. Mysterio / Woodenleg Wally (voice) 2006-01-01
Series La legión de superhéroes Unknown 2006-09-23
Movie En busca de la felicidad Alan Frakesh 2006-12-14
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-12
Series Lunáticos Unknown 2005-09-17
Series Cómo conocí a vuestra madre Unknown 2005-09-19
Series Entre fantasmas Unknown 2005-09-23
Series Entourage: El séquito Unknown 2004-07-18
Series Dave el bárbaro Unknown 2004-01-23
Movie Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' Aaron Spelling 2004-03-08
Series Veronica Mars Unknown 2004-09-22
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Series Mujeres desesperadas Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Complete Savages Mr. Horner and Franklin the Frog 2004-09-24
Series The Pitts Unknown 2003-03-30
Series Duck Dodgers Unknown 2003-08-23
Series Reno 911! Unknown 2003-07-23
Movie La Banda del patio ya esta en 5º Curso BoE Agent #2 2003-12-09
Series Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Series Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
Movie ¡Oye Arnold! La película Grandpa 'Steely' Phil / Nick Vermicelli 2002-06-28
Series Monk Unknown 2002-07-12
Series Las aventuras de Jimmy Neutrón: El Niño Genio Unknown 2002-07-20
Movie Laughter on the 23rd Floor Milt Fields 2001-05-26
Series Reba Unknown 2001-10-05
Movie Joseph: Rey de los Sueños Auctioneer / Horse Trader (voice) 2000-11-07
Series Las Aventuras de Jackie Chan Unknown 2000-09-09
Movie Rugrats en París: la película Priest (voice) 2000-09-14
Series Ginger Dave Bishop (voice) 2000-10-25
Series Yes, Dear Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie The Settlement Neal 1999-01-01
Series Batman del futuro Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie Olive, the Other Reindeer The Postman (voice) 1999-12-17
Series Padre de familia Unknown 1999-01-31
Series Futurama Unknown 1999-03-28
Movie Aquí mi gigante Partlow 1998-04-10
Movie Plump Fiction Bumpkin 1998-05-15
Series Aquellos maravillosos 70 Unknown 1998-08-23
Series Nightmare Ned 1997-04-19
Series Stargate SG-1 Unknown 1997-07-27
Series South Park Unknown 1997-08-13
Series La vaca y el pollito Unknown 1997-09-16
Series 101 Dalmatians: The Series Unknown 1997-09-13
Movie Todos los perros van al cielo 2 Tall Customs Dog / Angel Dog #1 (voice) 1996-03-29
Series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Series The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper 1996-02-24
Series Todo el mundo quiere a Raymond Unknown 1996-09-13
Movie Space Jam Male fan 1996-11-15
Series ¡Oye, Arnold! Unknown 1996-10-07
Series La máscara Unknown 1995-01-10
Series The Drew Carey Show Stan 1995-09-13
Series Earthworm Jim 1995-09-09
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Series Friends The Zoo Keeper 1994-09-22
Series Aladdin: La serie animada Genie 1994-09-05
Movie El retorno de Jafar Genie (voice) 1994-12-15
Series Bakersfield P.D. Unknown 1993-09-14
Series Fievel's American Tails Unknown 1993-09-11
Movie Super Mario Bros. Narrator 1993-05-28
Series The Pink Panther 1993-09-11
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films Homer Simpson 1993-09-28
Movie Tracey Ullman Takes on New York Gordon Johnson/Bryan Lynn 1993-10-09
Series Marsupilami Stewart (voice) 1993-09-18
Series Goof Troop 1992-09-05
Series TaleSpin Unknown 1992-07-25
Series Eek! The Cat 1992-09-11
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Series Love & War Unknown 1992-09-21
Series Funnybones 1992-09-29
Series Aventuras en pañales Unknown 1991-08-11
Series Dinosaurios Unknown 1991-04-26
Series Taz-Mania Mr. Thickley (voice) 1991-09-07
Series El Pato Darwing Unknown 1991-09-08
Series Sibs 1991-09-17
Series Back To The Future: The Animated Series Dr. Emmett Brown (voice) 1991-09-14
Series Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
Movie The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show Various Characters 1990-05-26
Series The Tom & Jerry Kids Show 1990-09-08
Movie Limpiando Wall Street George Agrande 1990-11-26
Movie La guerra de los Rose Man in Chair 1989-12-08
Movie Superagente K-9 Maitre D' 1989-04-28
Series Los Simpson Homer Simpson / Abraham Simpson / Krusty the Klown / Barney / Willy / Sideshow Mel / Mayor Quimby / Hans Moleman / Gil / Itchy / Various (voice) 1989-12-17
Series The Tracey Ullman Show 1987-04-05
Movie Nada en común Brian 1986-07-29
Series ALF Unknown 1986-09-22
Series La ley de Los Angeles Unknown 1986-09-15