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Dan Castellaneta Net Worth:Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta (born October 29, 1957) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons, he voices many other characters on The Simpsons, including Abraham "Grampa" Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby and Hans Moleman.Born in Oak Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Castellaneta started taking acting classes at a young age. He would listen to his father's comedy records and do impressions of the artists. After graduating from Northern Illinois University, Castellaneta joined Chicago's Second City in 1983, and performed with the troupe until 1987. He was cast in The Tracey Ullman Show, which debuted in 1987. The Tracey Ullman Show included a series of animated shorts about a dysfunctional family. Voices were needed for the shorts, so the producers decided to ask Castellaneta to voice Homer. His voice for the character started out as a loose impression of Walter Matthau, but later evolved into a more robust voice. The shorts would eventually be spun off into The Simpsons. Castellaneta has won four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for his work on the show as well as an Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in the Field of Animation in 1993. Castellaneta has co-written four episodes of The Simpsons with his wife Deb Lacusta.Castellaneta has also had roles in several other television programs, including the live-action sitcom Sibs, The Adventures of Dynamo Duck, and the animated series Back to the Future: The Animated Series, Earthworm Jim, Aladdin, Hey Arnold!, and Darkwing Duck. In 1999, he appeared in the Christmas special Olive, the Other Reindeer and won an Annie Award for his portrayal of the Postman. Castellaneta has also released a comedy CD, I Am Not Homer, and wrote and starred in a one-person show titled Where Did Vincent van Gogh?
|Birth date:||October 29, 1957|
|Birth place:||Oak Park, Illinois, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Comedian, Actor, Television producer, Singer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Writer|
|Education:||Northern Illinois University, Oak Park and River Forest High School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Deb Lacusta (m. 1987)|
|Parents:||Louis Castellaneta, Elsie Castellaneta|
|Siblings:||Paula Castellaneta, Gina Castellaneta|
|Awards:||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance|
|Nominations:||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance, WGA Award for Best Animation - Television|
|Movies:||The Simpsons Movie, The Pursuit of Happyness, The Return of Jafar, Hey Arnold!: The Movie, Olive, the Other Reindeer, The Cat in the Hat, Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs, Space Jam, I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With, My Giant, Superhero Movie, The War of the Roses, Nothing in Common, The Client, Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!, I-See-You.Com, Recess: School's Out, Fantastic Four, All Dogs Go to Heaven 2, Sands of Oblivion, Super 8, Return to Never Land, Joseph: King of Dreams, Plump Fiction, Love Affair, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Working Tra$h, Relative Stranger, Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, Party Wagon, The Settlement, Recess: Taking the Fifth Grade, Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers, Operation: Jet Fusion, Super Mario Bros., Behind the Camera: Charlie's Angels, Lady Against the Odds, Harold Buttleman, Daredevil Stuntman, Stand Up to Cancer, Hey Arnold!: 24 Hours to Live, Do the Bartman|
|TV shows:||The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show, Hey Arnold!, Darkwing Duck, Rugrats, Taz-Mania, Eek! The Cat, Cow and Chicken, Sibs, Earthworm Jim, Back to the Future, Fievel's American Tails, TaleSpin, The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper, Goof Troop, Marsupilami, Tracey Ullman Takes On New York, Nightmare Ned, Aladdin, The Pink Panther, Tom & Jerry Kids, Funnybones, Spliced|