Dan Castellaneta

American actor (born 1957)

Daniel Louis Castellaneta (born October 29, 1957) is an Emmy award-winning American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter best known for providing the voice of Homer Simpson and other characters on the long-running FOX animated series The Simpsons. As well as being a voice actor for The Simpsons, Dan Castellaneta has also written a few episodes of The Simpsons along with his wife, Deb Lacusta.

Dan Castellaneta
Castellaneta in 2004
Daniel Louis Castellaneta

(1957-10-29) October 29, 1957 (age 66)
EducationOak Park and River Forest High School
Alma materNorthern Illinois University
Occupation(s)Actor, Voice actor, Comedian, Screenwriter
Years active1985–present
Known forHomer Simpson in The Simpsons
Notable workThe Simpsons
Deb Lacusta (m. 1987)
Parent(s)Louis Castellaneta
Elsie Castellaneta

Full list of Simpsons Characters Voiced By Dan Castellaneta



Year Film Role Notes
1986 Nothing in Common Brian
1989 Say Anything... Diane's teacher Uncredited
K-9 Maitre D'
The War of the Roses Gavin's client
1991 Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Animated Mrs. Sturak
1993 Super Mario Bros. Narrator Credited as "Dan Castellenetta"
1994 The Client Slick Moeller
The Return of Jafar Genie
Love Affair Phil
The Land Before Time II Ozzy
1995 Forget Paris Man test-driving car Uncredited
1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Tall customs dog
Space Jam Male fan
1998 Plump Fiction Bumpkin
Aladdin's Arabian Adventures Genie Vols. 1-4: Team Genie, Creatures of Invention, Magic Makers, Fearless Friends;
direct-to-video release
My Giant Partlow
1999 The Settlement Neal
2000 Joseph: King of Dreams Auctioneer
Horse Trader
Direct-to-video release
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Priest
2001 Recess: School's Out Guard #1
2002 Harold Buttleman, Daredevil Stuntman Human Canonball
Return to Never Land Additional voices
Hey Arnold!: The Movie Grandpa Phil
Nick Vermicelli
2003 Kim Possible: The Secret Files Drakken's Goons Direct-to-DVD release
The Cat in the Hat Voice of Thing One and Two
Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade BoE Agent #2 Direct-to-video release
2004 Adventures in Homeschooling Gus Hemple Short film
2006 I-See-You.Com Jim Orr
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With Dick
Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! Mr. Mysterio
Woodenleg Wally
Direct-to-DVD release
The Pursuit of Happyness Alan Frakesh
2007 Hellboy Animated: Iron Shoes Iron Shoes Short film on DVD of Hellboy: Blood and Iron
Chasing Robert Dan the Bookie
The Simpsons Movie Homer Simpson
Various characters
2008 Superhero Movie Carlson
Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs The Robot Devil Direct-to-DVD release
Immigrants (L.A. Dolce Vita) Mr. Csapo[1] Dub of Hungarian film
Remembering Phil Dr. Seymour
Horton Hears a Who! The Wickersham Brothers
2011 Super 8 Izzy
Scratching the Surface Mr. Edelman
2014 Humphrey Humphrey (voice)
2015 Fantastic Four Mr. Kenny


Year Series Role Notes
1987–1990 The Tracey Ullman Show Various characters
1989–present The Simpsons Homer Simpson,
Abe Simpson,
Krusty the Clown,
Barney Gumble,
Various characters
Has also written four episodes
Won four Primetime Emmy Awards
1990 ALF Steve Michaels Episode 4.21: "Stayin' Alive"
TaleSpin Dr. Zibaldo Episode 63: "The Incredible Shrinking Molly"
Bagdad Café Gilbert Episode 2.6: "Rainy Days and Mondays"
Working Tra$h George Agrande
42nd Primetime Emmy Awards Homer Simpson TV special
1990, 1992 Married... with Children Pete
Funeral Director
Episode 5.5: "Dance Show"
Episode 7.9: "Death of a Shoe Salesman"
1991 Dream On Phil Episode 2.3: "The 37-Year Itch"
Taz-Mania Mister Thickley Recurring role
Sibs Warren Morris Recurring role
Sesame Street Homer Simpson Voice; guest star (Celebrity Monster in the Mirror)
1991–1992 Darkwing Duck Megavolt/Elmo Sputterspark Appeared in 12 episodes
Back to the Future: The Animated Series Dr. Emmett Brown Appeared in all 26 episodes
1992 Lady Against the Odds Len Chisholm television film
Fievel's American Tails Chula the Tarantula Appeared in nine episodes
L.A. Law David Champion Episode 7.1: "L.A. Lawless"
Dinosaurs Zabar Episode 3.6: "Germ Warfare"
Tiny Toon Adventures Jeffries
Episode 3.13: "Grandma's Dead"
Episode 3.20: "It's a Wonderful Tiny Toon Christmas Special"
Goof Troop Coach Roach, Talent Scout, Game Announcer Episode 1.64: "To Catch A Goof"
1992–1997 Eek! The Cat Mittens
Appeared in 11 episodes
1993 Animaniacs Dracula episode 29 Draculee Draculaa/Franken Runt
The Pink Panther Voodoo Man
Additional voices
Recurring roles
Tracey Ullman Takes On New York Gordon HBO one-off special
Sonic the Hedgehog Lazaar Episode 1.5: "Super Sonic"; uncredited
Marsupilami Stewart Episodes 1.7 and 1.11
1994 The Critic Homer Simpson Episode 1.3: "Dial 'M' for Mother"
Wings George Wexler Episode 5.18: "Moonlighting"
The George Carlin Show Passenger Episode 1.7: "George Gets Some Money"
Related by Birth Warren Morris
Bakersfield P.D. Darian Ferguson Episode 1.17: "Last One Into the Water"
Grace Under Fire Mr. Rudder Episode 2.5: "Jimmy's Girl"
The Tick Mole King Episode 1.11: "The Tick vs. the Mole-Men"
1994–1995 Aladdin Genie
Frajhid the Ice Efreet
Appeared in all 86 episodes
Episode 27: "Of Ice and Men"
1995 Murphy Brown Tony Lucchesi Episode 7.17: "Specific Overtures"
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes Alan Winsdale
1995–1996 Earthworm Jim Earthworm Jim

Evil Jim

Appeared in all 23 episodes
1996-2003 Dexter's Laboratory Additional characters
1996 The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper Additional voices
Friends Zoo Janitor Episode 2.12: "The One After the Super Bowl: Part 1"
NYPD Blue Gus Episode 3.15: "Head Case"
Quack Pack Gil (voice) Episode 1.13: "Koi Story"
1996–2004 Hey Arnold! Grandpa Phil
1997 Cybill DaVolio Episode 3.17: "Kiss Me, You Fool"
The Drew Carey Show Stan Episode 2.20: "Two Drews and the Queen of Poland"
Nightmare Ned Number 1 Episode "Alien Abduction"
The Online Adventures of Ozzie the Elf Comet & Blitzen
1997–1999 Cow and Chicken Earl and various characters
1998 Rhapsody in Bloom Chelton Television film
Hercules: The Animated Series Homer the reporter Episodes 1.18: "Hercules and the Comedy of Arrows" and 1.26: "Hercules and the Trojan War"
1998–2001 Histeria! Additional voices Recurring role
Everybody Loves Raymond Bryan Episodes 2.20: "T-Ball" and 6.8: "It's Supposed to Be Fun"
1998–2003 Rugrats Jonathan Recurring role
1999 Mad About You Rory O'Grady Episode 7.10: "Win a Free Car"
Detention Additional voices Recurring role
Johnny Bravo Harvey Episode 2.11: "A League of His Own/Johnny Goes to Camp/Buffoon Lagoon"
Oh, Grow Up Sven Jorgensen Episode 1.7: "Hunter's Metamorphosis"
Nash Bridges Eddie Day Episode 5.9: "Crosstalk"
Olive, the Other Reindeer The Postman TV special
1999–2013 Futurama Robot Devil Episodes "Hell is Other Robots", "The Devil's Hands Are Idle Playthings", "Ghost in the Machines", "The Six Million Dollar Mon", and "Calculon 2.0".
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Various characters Appeared in eight episodes
2000, 2001 Batman Beyond Mr. Brooks
Kobra Commado
Episode 2.13: "Terry's Friend Dates a Robot"
Episode 3.10: "The Curse of the Kobra: Part 1"
Episode 3.11: "The Curse of the Kobra: Part 2"
2000-2003 Poochini's Yard Various characters Recurring role
2001 The New Woody Woodpecker Show Additional voice Episode "Ya Gonna Eat That?/Chilly & Hungry/Brother Cockroach"
2001-2004 Lloyd in Space Dunkirque/Mr. Blobberts/Driver/Rodeo Clown Lloyd/Repairman/Park Ranger/Plumber/Delivery Man/Harvulian Melblatznak/Intrepidville Personnel/Joe/Doctor/Blobullon/Additional Voices Recurring role
2001 Yes, Dear Walt Episode 1.12: "Where There's a Will, There's a Waiver"
Laughter on the 23rd Floor Milt Fields Television film
Disney's House of Mouse Genie Episode 1.2: "Big Bad Wolf Daddy"
2002 Jackie Chan Adventures Jumba Episode 2.23: "Into the Mouth of Evil"
Kim Possible Various characters Appeared in three episodes
2002–2003 Reba Eugene Fisher Episodes 2.7: "Mommy Nearest" and 2.17: "The Feud"
2003 The Pitts Morty Episode 1.4: "Dummy and Dummier"
All Grown Up! Jonathan
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Professor Crank
Hulk Jimmy
Episode 2.5: "Operation: Rescue Jet Fusion"
Episode 3.10 "The N-Men"
The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show Kung-fu Trainer Episode 1.1: "Kung-fu Kitty"
Justice League Minister Episodes 2.7 and 2.8: "Maid of Honor" Parts 1 and 2
Duck Dodgers Martian sage
Football player #3
Episode 1.10: "Quarterback Quack/To Love a Duck"
Frasier Brad Episode 11.7: "Maris Returns"
That '70s Show Agent Armstrong Episode 6.5: "I'm Free"
2004 Party Wagon Wild Bill Hickok
Cheyenne #2
Television film
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' Aaron Spelling
The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour Goddard's evil robot voice
Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends Additional voices Recurring role
As Told by Ginger Dave Bishop
Episode 3.3: "About Face"
Complete Savages Frog
Mr. Horner
Episode 1.6: "Free Lily"
2004–2008 The Batman Arnold Wesker/Scarface Appeared in three episodes
2005 Stargate SG-1 Joe Spencer Episode 8.15: "Citizen Joe"
What's New, Scooby-Doo? Officer McBride Episode: "A Scooby-Doo Valentine"
Arrested Development Dr. Stein Episode 2.15: "The Sword of Destiny"
Firehouse Tales Stinky TV series
Loonatics Unleashed College Professor Episode 1.6: "The Comet Cometh"
2006 The Jeff Garlin Program Ted
Veronica Mars Dr. Kinny Episode 3.2: "My Big Fat Greek Rush Week"
Casper's Scare School Stretch Television film
Legion of Super Heroes Boris
Captain Howdy
Episode 1.4: "Fear Factory"
2006–2007 Campus Ladies Dean Dewey Episodes 1.7: "Safety Bathroom" and 2.7: "Safety First"
2007 Sands of Oblivion Cecil B. DeMille Television film
Entourage Andrew Preston Episodes 4.2: "The First Cut Is the Deepest" and 4.7: "The Day Fuckers"
2007–2011 Greek Dr. Milton Hastings Appeared in nine episodes
2008 Monk Tiny Werner Episode 6.12: "Mr Monk Goes to the Bank"
Reno 911! Commissioner Jerry Salerno Episode 5.11: "Junior Runs for Office"
Relative Stranger Gary Television film
2009 Castle Judge Markway Episode 1.1: "Pilot" and 1.8: "Ghosts"
Ghost Whisperer Frank the Ghost Episode 4.12 "The Joint's Haunted"
How I Met Your Mother Milt Episode 4.22: "Right Place Right Time"
Bones Officer Novarro Episode 5.7: "The Dwarf in the Dirt"
Desperate Housewives Jeff Bicks Episode 6.10: "Boom Crunch"
2010, 2012 Late Show with David Letterman Homer Simpson Episodes "17.69" and "20.38"
2010 Tracey Ullman's State of the Union Agent Episode 3.5
The Good Guys Walter Diparko Episode 1.7: "Hunches & Heists"
The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special – In 3-D! On Ice! Himself
Homer Simpson
TV special
2011 Parks and Recreation Derry Murbles Episodes 4.3: "Born & Raised", 5.8: "Pawnee Commons" and 6.14 "Anniversaries"
2012 FOX 25th Anniversary Special Homer Simpson TV special
The Office CEO of Prestige Direct Sale Solutions Episode 8.23: "Turf War"
2012, 2014 Family Guy Homer Simpson Episode 11.2: "Ratings Guy" and Episode 13.1: "The Simpsons Guy"
2013 Major Crimes Ray Winters Episode 27: "Year-End Blowout"
Dads British Narrator Episode 1: "Pilot"
The Mindy Project Marty Episode 18: "Danny's Friend"
Wendell & Vinnie Mr. Lipshitz Episode 1: "Pilot"
2014 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Homer Simpson Episode 1.24: "Episode 24"
The League Dr. Harvat Episode 67: "Taco Standard Time"
Quick Draw Deacon Jim Episode 10: "Deacon Jim"
Hot in Cleveland Dr. McNally Episode 99: "Straight Outta Cleveland"

Music videos

Year Song Role Artist
1990 "Do the Bartman" Homer Simpson Nancy Cartwright

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  1. "Immigrants". Immigrants: The Movie.com. Archived from the original on 2008-12-17. Retrieved 2008-12-26.