Guest Stars


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[edit] Adam West

Adam West is best known for his role as Batman in the original Batman television show. Aside from voicing an episode of The Simpsons, Adam West has lent his voice on Family Guy. Adam West also played the main character in the failed pilot, Lookwell, penned by Conan O'Brien.


[edit] Aerosmith

Aerosmith formed in Boston in the 1970s. They are one of the longest-running rock groups and one of the most successful.


[edit] Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks has appeared on The Odd Couple and The Golddigers and countless other things. He is also a writer and director. He does voices for The Simpsons from time to time.


[edit] Alex Rocco

Alex Rocco is best known for his part in The Godfather. He's also played in many TV shows like Starsky and Hutch, Batman, and Mission Impossible.


[edit] Anne Bancroft

Anne Bancroft is an American actress best known for her role as Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate. She also played in 7 Women and Pumpkin Eater. She recently tied in June of 205 from cancer.


[edit] Audrey Meadows

Audrey Meadows is best known for her role as Alice on The Honeymooners. She was a singer, dancer and comedienne.


[edit] Barry White

Barry White is often remembered for being responsible for romantic soul and diso songs. Some of the more famous ones being Im Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby and Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe. Unfortuately Barry White had a stroke and died of renal failure.


[edit] Bette Midler

Bette Midler is a singer, actress and comedian. Her singing is probably what got her to be most famous however. Her first albumb was, The Divine Miss M. Her most famous song is Wind Beneath My Wings, which she sang to Johnny Carson on his last show.


[edit] Beverly D'Angelo

Beverly D'Angelo is a singer and actress. She's most known for her part as Ellen Griswold in the National Lampoon, Vacation films.


[edit] Bob Hope

Bope Hope is the legendary comedian and entertainer. Before becoming a comedian he was a boxer, and performed in many musicals. Bob Hope is also famous for his army concerts. He would go to military bases and entertain the troops who were far away from home.


[edit] Brooke Shields

By the time she was a teenager, Brooke Shields was one of the most photographed models ever. One of her first movies, Pretty Baby. Her most notable role is probably from The Blue Lagoon. Shields has also appeared on Broadway.


[edit] Chick Hearn

Chick Hearn is most famous for being the longtime play-by-play announcer for the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers. Hearn is credited with making the phrases "slam-dunk" and "air-ball". Hearn died in 2002 and the City of Los Angeles named a street after him in his memory.


[edit] Christopher Guest

Chistopher Guest is an actor, writer, director, composer, and musician. He played Nigel Tufnel in the movie This is Spinal Tap. He also worked on Saturday Night Live.


[edit] Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman got her start running for Miss America. After that, she was on many television spots. She did the movie, The Last Picture Show and then she won five emmy award for her work on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.


[edit] Daniel Stern

Daniel Stern, who happens to be the brother of Simpsons writer, David M. Stern, was the narrarator on The Wonder Years. He is also famous for his part on Home Alone and various other movies. On the show, he lent the same narrarator voice he did for Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years.


[edit] Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito got his claim to fame from another James Brooks show, Taxi where he played Louie De Palma. Since then he has appeared in countless TV shows and movies.


[edit] David Crosby

David Crosby is a guitarist, songwriter, and singer. He's most famous for his involvement in the band, The Byrds.


[edit] Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz is a German-American actor most known for his role as Andy Sipowicz on NYPD Blue where he displayed his rear end.


[edit] Doris Grau

Doris Grau was a script supervisor on many television shows. Her voice, accomplished by smoking cigarettes and drinking whiskey, was priceless however. She ended up voicing many Simpson characters, the character Doris on The Critic and also did voices in Babe. Although she died in 1995, there will always be a special place for her on The Simpsons.


[edit] Dr. Joyce Brothers

Joyce Brothers is a very famous family psychologists and advice columnist (A monthly column in Good Housekeeping). She also has had her own televisions how and many books. She does various cameos on the side.


[edit] Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman got his big break on The Graduate and since then has been on countless movies and television shows. On some of them he has acted as a producer.


[edit] Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor was born in Hampstead, London ,England but has duel American-Britain citizenship. She got her start on the film National Velvet. She got a contract with MGM and appeared in many more of their movies. She was the highest-paid actress of all time in 1963. Elizabeth is also famous for her several marriages, 8 to be exact. Taylor is also famous for always having her Maltese dog, Sugar with her.


[edit] George Fenneman

George Fenneman's voice was popular in many different series, one of the most notable being Dragnet. Fenneman died in 1997.


[edit] George Harrison

George Harrison is most known for being the lead guitarist of The Beatles. Besides that, he's also very famous for his solo work as a songwriter and musician. He's also produced films. Sadly, on November 29th, 2001, George Harrison died of lung cancer that had spread to the brain. His previously finished album was released the following year.


[edit] Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein is known for his eccentric feminine characters in many Broadway Musicals. He has won many Tony Awards for his performances.


[edit] Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner is most famous for being the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy Magazine. He has a string of affairs with various women, many of them Playboy Playmates.


[edit] J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling is a British author who is most famouns for writing the Harry Potter series and has made millions from her books and the movies based on them.


[edit] Jackie Mason

Aside from being an ordained rabbi, Jackie Mason is also a comedian. His routine has a unique commentary on Jewish and American life. He won an award for his performance on The Simpsons.


[edit] James Brown

James Brown pioneered soul and funk music. He was not only a singer, but a dancer and bandleader as well. He is sometimes called The Godfather of Soul.


[edit] James Earl Jones

James Earl Jones is known for his thunderous voice. His most famous voice is that of Darth Vader from Star Wars. He also did Mufasa's voice in Lion King.

Jones also does the famous CNN welcome messages and the Verizon commercials.


[edit] Joe Frazier

Joe Frazier is a world famous boxer and World Heavyweight Champion.


[edit] Joe Mantegna

Joe Mantegna is famous for his parts on Broadway. He got his start on the musical, Working and won a Tony Award for his part in Glengarry Glen Ross.


[edit] Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson, who died in 2005, will always be remembered for being the host of The Tonight Show for 30 years. After The Tonight Show, Carson rarely made public appearances. The Simpsons was one of the only shows he appeared on during this time.


[edit] Jon Lovitz

Jon Lovitz is best known for appearing in Saturday Night Live. He was also the star of the other short-lived animation show, The Critic. He's done various voices for the show.


[edit] Kelsey Grammar

Kelsey Grammar started off on Cheers playing Dr. Frasier Crane. After that show ended, he reprised the role in the show Frasier for another decade. In the meantime he guest-stars quite often as Sideshow Bob.


[edit] Kimmy Robertson

Kimmy Robertson started off as a ballet dancer and has since been on many shows like Ellen, The Louie Show and Twin Peaks.


[edit] Kipp Lennon

Kipp Lennon was Michael Jackson's official sound-alike who sang all the songs in the episode Michael Jackson voiced.


[edit] Larry King

Larry King is one of the most well-known news anchors who has had his famous, Larry King Live show on CNN for years with his signature set and microphone.


[edit] Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy is an actor best known for his role as Spock on the popular series Star Trek. Aside from that, Nimoy is a photographer, poet, director.


[edit] Linda Ronstad

Linda Ronstad was born in Arizona and is a popular American singer. She was quite popular during the 70s. Most recently, she's been involved in a fiasco regarding the Aladdin Casino and her talks about politics and Michael Moore's film during one of her performances.


[edit] Lona Williams

Aside from various small parts on The Simpsons (usually some type of beauty queen winner), Lona has written for The Drew Carey Show and Hardball.


[edit] Luke Perry

Luke Perry is most famous for his role as Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills 90210. Since then, he's appeared on stage in a remake ofWhen Harry Met Sally. Luke Perry also did a guest voice on Family Guy

Note: In The Simpsons Universe, Luke Perry is Krusty the Clown's half-brother.


[edit] Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson is sometimes seen as one of the best NBA Players ever. The 6"9 point guard helped The Los Angeles Lakers progress to5 NBA Championship and 4 Finals.

In 1991 Magic Johnson announced that he had contracted HIV and he has to retire from the NBA. Since then, he has started the Magic Johnson Foundation that helps people be more aware of HIV and AIDs.


[edit] Mandy Patinkin

Mandy Patinkin is a famous American actor and tenor singer. One of his most famous films is, The Princess Bride in which he said the famous quote, "Hello! My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!" He got his start playing Che in the Broadway Musical Evita. He is also a survivor or prostate cancer.


[edit] Mel Brooks

Mel Brooks is a famous Jewish actor, producer, writer and director. He started out as a stand up comic and even made television shows such as Get Smart. He is known for many of his film parodies such as the film Robin Hood: Men in Tights. Just recently, the movie The Producuers is being made based off the musical that Mel Books adapted.


[edit] Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep is an American actress known for being a very great dramatic actress and playing cold characters. She has recieved countless awards including an Emmy, several Golden Globes and several Academy Awards.


[edit] Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson got his roots with the Jackson 5 and then made his own albums. His album, Thriller was the biggest selling album of all time. At the moment, Jackson is more famous for the accusations of child molestation charges against him.


[edit] Michael McKean

Michael McKean is best known for his part as Lenny on Laverne and Shirley. They became famous and released an album called Lenny and the Squigtones which featured Christopher Guest on guitar.


[edit] Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer got her start in the movie Grease II. Since then, she's been on many starring roles like Married to The Mob, I Am Sam and Dangerous Minds. She also is a known for her singing.


[edit] Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris is probably best known for his part on the show Doogie Howser, M.D.. His most recent project is the pilot, How I Met Your Mother.


[edit] Pamela Reed

Pamela Reed has guest-starred in countless television shows, including The Home Court, The Directors, and L.A. Law.


[edit] Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart is a British actor best known for his roles as Professor Xavier in X-Men and Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation.


[edit] Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall first appeared on Happy Days and her character spun off into its own show "Laverne & Shirley"

Penny now helps produce many movies.


[edit] Phil Hartman

Phil Hartman is one of the most well known guest stars on The Simpsons. He was so popular he was brought back on numerous occasions playing classic characters. He was also popular on shows like Saturday Night Live. He did voices for shows like The Jetsons and Scooby Doo.

Sadly Phil Hartman's life was ended when his wife shot him in his sleep and then proceeded to kill herself in 1998. Out of respect for Phil, his characters were retired. You can read the tribute to Phil, <a href="http://simpsons.neoseeker.com/the_simpsons_the_complete_second_season/Movie/pages/a_tribute_to_phil_hartman/">here</a>.



[edit] Red Hot Chili Peppers

This band, which was formed in 1983, has a mixture of music that is basically "funk metal". There biggest hit is Under The Bridge. Although some members have changed over the years, the group is still together and plan to release an album on November 8th.

Members (At the time of The Simpsons Apperance): Dave Navarro, Anthony Kiedis, Michael Balzary and Chad Smith.


[edit] Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr is best known as the drummer and member of The Beatles. He is one of the two Beatles that is still alive.


[edit] Sara Gilbert

Sara got her big break as Darlene on <i>Roseanne. She played aside Drew Barrymore in Riding In Cars With Boys and Poison Ivy. Most recently she has made guest apperances on ER.


[edit] Steve Allen

Steve Allen is a musician, comedian and writer. He is credited with the creation of "the talk show." He was the original host of The Tonight Show. Steve Allen died in 2000 due to heart failure.


[edit] Sting

Sting is an English musician who started off as the lead singer and bass player of the The Police until they broke up.


[edit] Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon is an American Actress who has been nominated for several Oscars and is known for her dramatic acting. She has played in such movies as Stepmom, Bull Durham, Shall We Dance and Elizabethtown.


[edit] The Dapper Dans

The Dapper Dans are the famous quartet that work at Magic Kingdom. They include James Campbell, George Economou, Shelby Grimm and Dan Jordan.


[edit] The Ramones

The Ramones formed in 1974 in Queens, New York. They are often credited with starting punk and are therefore were very influential. They've lal adopted the last name Ramone. Joey, Johny, Marky and C.J. Ramone existed for The Simpsons.



[edit] Tom Jones

Tom Jones is originally from Wales. He was marred and had children at the age of sixteen, and is know for having numerous affairs over the years. One was the legendary affair with Marjorie Wallace or Miss World of 1973. Some of his best hits are It's Not Unusual and What's New Pussycat?.


[edit] Tom Poston

Tom Poston is most famous for his role on The Bob Newhart Show. He even married one of his fellow actresses. Most recently, he has worked on the new sitcom Committed that included a cameo with Bob Newhart.


[edit] Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett is a long-time famous singer. Some of his hits include "Because of You," "The Best is Yet to Come" and "Rags to Riches."


[edit] Tony Blair

Tony Charles Lynton Blair is the current Prime Minister of Britain and was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He later went on to study at Oxford University before eventually going on to politics.



[edit] Tracey Ullman

Tracey Ullman is from the United Kingdom and has been performing almost her whole life in many musicals and comedies. The Simpsons actually got started on her show as a one-minute short.


[edit] Various Baseball Players

Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs, Ken Griffey Jr., Steve Sax, Don Mattingly, Ozzie Smith, Darryl Strawberry, Jose Canseco, Mike Scoscia and Terry Cashman are all very famous baseball players in Major League baseball.

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