Oct. 29th, 1957
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Dan Castellaneta's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Superhero Movie
2007 - The Simpsons Movie
2006 - The Pursuit of Happyness
2006 - I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
2006 - I-See-You.Com
2003 - The Cat in the Hat
2002 - Return to Never Land
2002 - Hey Arnold! The Movie
2001 - Recess: School's Out
2000 - Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II
1998 - My Giant
1996 - Space Jam
1996 - All Dogs Go to Heaven 2
1995 - Forget Paris
1994 - Love Affair
1994 - The Client
1993 - Super Mario Bros.
1991 - Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
1989 - K-9
1989 - Say Anything...
1989 - The War of the Roses
1986 - Nothing in Common
Guest TV Roles
Mr. Thickley (Voiced)
Casey Kasemish DJ (Voiced)
The Robot Devil (Voiced)
Kobra Commando (Voiced)
Mr. Geminini (Voiced)
Arnold Wesker (Voiced)
Dan Castellaneta 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.
- The phrase "d'oh" appears only as "Annoyed Grunt" in Simpsons scripts.
- Played 'Danny DeVito' (qv)'s client in _The War of the Roses (1989)_ (qv), and his brother on The Simpsons.
- With all of the Voice over work he is done it is ironic that he appears as a semi-major character in "War of the Roses" and never uses his voice at all.
- He is the only main cast member of "The Simpsons" to have written episodes of the show.
- Graduated from the same university as 'Joan Allen (I)' (qv), 'Justin Mentell' (qv), and 'Matt Ricci' (qv).
- Is the only member of The Simpsons cast (Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer and Yeardley Smith) who has not had a divorce. Julie Kavner has never been married.
- Graduate of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.
- Homer Simpson, voiced by Castellaneta on _"The Simpsons" (1989)_ (qv), was ranked #35 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].