Knowledge Identifier: +Dan_Castellaneta
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1957.
Countries: United States (53%), Illinois (16%), California (13%)
Linked to: Oak Park and River Forest High School, HarperCollins, The Star-Ledger, American Broadcasting Company
Krusty's voice is based on Chicago television's Bob Bell, who had a very raspy voice and portrayed WGN-TV's Bozo the Clown from 1960 to 1984
Castellaneta started acting after his graduation from Northern Illinois University in 1979
He was cast in "The Tracey Ullman Show", which debuted in 1987
In the early 1990s, Castellaneta and Deb Lacusta wrote a script for an episode in which Barney becomes sober
He first officially performed the play at the ACME Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles in 1999
In 2004, Castellaneta and Julie Kavner won a Young Artist award for "Most Popular Mom & Dad in a TV Series"
Marge Simpson - In 2004, Kavner and Dan Castellaneta won a Young Artist *award for "Most Popular Mom & Dad in a TV Series"
Julie Kavner - In 2004, Kavner and Dan Castellaneta won a Young Artist *award for "Most Popular Mom & Dad in a TV Series"
In 2007, he appeared in "The Bicycle Men" at The King's Head Theatre in London
Twelve Angry Men (play) - In 2007, L.A. Theatre Works presented a production of the play that was recorded as an audiobook; directed by John de Lancie, the cast included Dan Castellaneta, Jeffrey Donovan, Hector Elizondo, Robert Foxworth, James Gleason, Kevin Kilner, Richard Kind, Alan Mandell, Rob Nagle, Armin Shimerman, Joe Spano, and Steve Vinovich
Castellaneta will host the final of New York comedy show Thrills and Spills on 31 December 2015