Steve Carell to Guest Voice on FOX's THE SIMPSONS, 11/18
Steve Carell will lend his voice to FOX's THE SIMPSONS as Homer's bowling teammate Dan Gillick. In the episode, titled "Penny-Wiseguys", Homer is shocked to discover that Gillick is an accountant for Fat Tony and his mob. When the government finally catches up with Fat Tony and he is forced to serve time…on a jury, he names Dan as his temporary replacement. Meanwhile, Lisa adds insects to her vegetarian diet after passing out during a saxophone solo, but starts questioning her decision when bugs start pleading for mercy in her dreams. The episode airs Sunday, Nov. 18 (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
The voice cast of THE SIMPSONS includes Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson; Julie Kavner as Marge Simpson; Nancy Cartwright as Bart Simpson and Nelson; Yeardley Smith as Lisa Simpson; Harry Shearer as Skinner; Pamela Hayden as Milhouse and Jimbo; Tress MacNeille as Dolph
Carell is best known for his role of Michael Scott on the American remake of The Office. Hehas also starred in lead roles in the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Little Miss Sunshine, Evan Almighty, Dan in Real Life, Get Smart, Date Night, Dinner for Schmucks, Crazy, Stupid, Love., and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World; and voiced characters in the animated films Over the Hedge, Horton Hears a Who!, and Despicable Me.
Carell was nominated as "America's funniest man" in Life magazine, and received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series for playing the lead role of Michael Scott for The Office in 2006.