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'''Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta''' is an actor, comedian, singer, and television writer who provides the regular voice of the [[Robot Devil]] on ''[[Futurama]]'', as well as at least one minor character.  Outside of ''Futurama'', he is arguably best known to international audiences as the voice of {{s|Homer Simpson}} and numerous other characters on ''[[The Simpsons]]'', although he has given his voice to other animated characters including {{w|List of Hey Arnold! characters#Arnold and his family|Grandpa Phil}} on ''{{w|Hey Arnold!}}'' (alongside fellow ''Futurama'' and ''Simpsons'' actor [[Tress MacNeille]]) and the Genie in the ''{{w|Aladdin (TV series)|Aladdin}}'' TV series.  He was previously a member of the improv comedy group {{w|The Second City}} from [[1983]] to [[1987]], and has appeared in many live action film and television roles as well.
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'''Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta''' is an actor, comedian, singer, and television writer who provides the regular voice of the [[Robot Devil]] on ''[[Futurama]]'', as well as at least one minor character.  Outside of ''Futurama'', he is arguably best known to international audiences as the voice of {{s|Homer Simpson}} and numerous other characters (such as Krusty the Clown, Sideshow Mel, Grampa Simpson, Hans Moleman, Groundskeeper Willie, and Mayor "Diamond" Joe Quimby) on ''[[The Simpsons]]'', although he has given his voice to other animated characters including {{w|List of Hey Arnold! characters#Arnold and his family|Grandpa Phil}} and the Jolly Olly Man (a bitter, child-hating ice cream truck driver) on ''{{w|Hey Arnold!}}'' (alongside fellow ''Futurama'' and ''Simpsons'' actor [[Tress MacNeille]]) and the Genie in the ''{{w|Aladdin (TV series)|Aladdin}}'' TV series.  He was previously a member of the improv comedy group {{w|The Second City}} from [[1983]] to [[1987]], and has appeared in many live action film and television roles as well.
  
 
On 14 May [[2012]], [[Comedy Central]] announced in a press release that he would be guest starring in an episode of [[season 7]].<ref name="Comedy Central">{{cite web | url=http://www.comedycentral.com/press/press_releases/2012/051412-futurama-season-7-premieres-june-20.jhtml | title=COMEDY CENTRAL’S® “FUTURAMA” RETURNS AT WARP SPEED WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 AT 10:00 P.M.  | publisher=[[Comedy Central]] Press | author=Rosenblatt, Michelle | date=2012-05-14 | accessdate=2012-05-14}}</ref>
 
On 14 May [[2012]], [[Comedy Central]] announced in a press release that he would be guest starring in an episode of [[season 7]].<ref name="Comedy Central">{{cite web | url=http://www.comedycentral.com/press/press_releases/2012/051412-futurama-season-7-premieres-june-20.jhtml | title=COMEDY CENTRAL’S® “FUTURAMA” RETURNS AT WARP SPEED WITH ALL-NEW EPISODES BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 AT 10:00 P.M.  | publisher=[[Comedy Central]] Press | author=Rosenblatt, Michelle | date=2012-05-14 | accessdate=2012-05-14}}</ref>
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== Characters voiced ==
 
== Characters voiced ==
*[[Robot Devil]]
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*[[Robot Devil]] (except in "A Tale of Two Santas," in which Maurice LaMarche voiced the Robot Devil's sole line, "I heard him!" during the scene of Bender on death row)
 
*The [[Grumpy Snail (character)|Grumpy Snail]] (speaking voice)
 
*The [[Grumpy Snail (character)|Grumpy Snail]] (speaking voice)
  

Revision as of 01:03, 11 April 2013

Dan Castellaneta
Dan Castellaneta.jpg
ProfessionGuest voice actor
Singer
Born29 October, 1957
IMDB profilenm0144657
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Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta is an actor, comedian, singer, and television writer who provides the regular voice of the Robot Devil on Futurama, as well as at least one minor character. Outside of Futurama, he is arguably best known to international audiences as the voice of Homer Simpson and numerous other characters (such as Krusty the Clown, Sideshow Mel, Grampa Simpson, Hans Moleman, Groundskeeper Willie, and Mayor "Diamond" Joe Quimby) on The Simpsons, although he has given his voice to other animated characters including Grandpa Phil and the Jolly Olly Man (a bitter, child-hating ice cream truck driver) on Hey Arnold! (alongside fellow Futurama and Simpsons actor Tress MacNeille) and the Genie in the Aladdin TV series. He was previously a member of the improv comedy group The Second City from 1983 to 1987, and has appeared in many live action film and television roles as well.

On 14 May 2012, Comedy Central announced in a press release that he would be guest starring in an episode of season 7.[1]

Characters voiced

  • Robot Devil (except in "A Tale of Two Santas," in which Maurice LaMarche voiced the Robot Devil's sole line, "I heard him!" during the scene of Bender on death row)
  • The Grumpy Snail (speaking voice)

Episode credits

Commentaries participated in

External links

References