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Dan Castellaneta

Dan Castellaneta

Dan Castellaneta has done voiceover work for countless animated features and television series, and he has received two Emmys for his voiceover work as Homer, Krusty, Grandpa and others on the irreverent animated series, The Simpsons.

On the big screen, Castellaneta most recently did the voice of Mullins in Return to Never Land, and his additional animated feature work includes numerous Aladdin films, Recess: School's Out, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie, Joseph: King of Dreams, Olive, the Other Reindeer and All Dogs Go to Heaven 2.

In front of the camera, Castellaneta has appeared in a variety of films including The Client, Forget Paris, Love Affair, The War of the Roses, Nothing in Common, My Giant, The Settlement and Neil Simon's teleplay Laughter on the 23rd Floor.

On the small screen, Castellaneta has co-starred on the Emmy-winning Tracey Ullman Show with Tracey Ullman and Julie Kavner, as well as on Sibs with Marsha Mason. In addition, he has appeared on such popular series as Murphy Brown, Grace Under Fire, NYPD Blue, Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond and Mad About You.

A Chicago native, Castellaneta has performed on stage with the famed improvisational comedy troupe The Second City. In Los Angeles, he won a Dramalogue Award for his performance in Tom & Jerry, and he created the role of Harvey Pekar, the undergroud cartoonist, in the long-running hit production of American Splendor at Theater/Theater in Hollywood. Castellaneta made his New York stage debut in The Alchemist, and has performed his one-man show Where Did Vincent Van Gogh? in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, The Edinburgh Festival Theatre in Scotland and on the Aspen HBO Comedy Festival in Colorado.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Dan Castellaneta Facts

Birth Name Daniel Louis Castellaneta
OccupationActor
BirthdaySeptember 10, 1958 (59)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

Selected Filmography

The Simpsons Movie
Space Jam
Aladdin: The Return of Jafar
Rugrats In Paris: The Movie
The Pursuit Of Happyness
Prince of Egypt & Joseph: King of Dreams
Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
The Simpsons: Season 6
Hey Arnold! The Complete Series
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