VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer Reveals Inspiration Behind THE SIMPSONS' 'Sideshow Bob'
Kelsey Grammer stopped by THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW this week and revealed his inspiration for his 'Simpson's character Sideshow Bob. The actor also explains how he first became involved in the long-running FOX animated series. Check out the appearance below!
Kelsey Grammer most recently appeared on Broadway in the role of Charles Frohman/Hook in FINDING NEVERLAND. Grammer has won five Emmys, three Golden Globes, and a SAG Award and has received an unparalleled sixteen Emmy nominations, eight Golden Globe nominations, sixteen SAG nominations and one Tony nomination. Grammer starred in La Cage aux Folles on Broadway in 2010 (Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical). Other Broadway credits include Macbeth and Othello. Off-Broadway credits include Sunday in the Park with George, A Month in the Country and the Obie-winning Quartermaine's Terms. Grammer's most recent credits include The National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" and HBO's feature film Entourage, The Expendables 3 and Transformers: Age of Extinction. Other film credits include I Don't Know How She Does It, Fame, Swing Vote, X-Men: The Last Stand and more.
Television credits include the Emmy Award-winning "Cheers," "Frasier," "Wings" and "30 Rock," in addition to starring roles in "Back to You," "Hank," and many others. Also accomplished as a voice-over artist, Grammer has played the iconic character Sideshow Bob on "The Simpsons," for fourteen years, for which he won an Emmy in 2006. His voice over credits also include "Toy Story 2," "Anastasia" and "Teacher's Pet," "Father of the Pride," "Gary the Rat," and TNT's Emmy-nominated "Animal Farm". Grammer was born in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands and was raised in New Jersey and Florida. He graduated from New York City's esteemed Juilliard School, and now lives in the Los Angeles area and New York