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From: raymondc@microsoft.com (Raymond Chen) Date: 15 Mar 93 21:25:54 GMT Newsgroups: alt.tv.simpsons Subject: [otherroles] Simpsons' actors' other roles Simpsons cast members' other roles =============================================================================== [$Id: otherroles 1.1 93/03/15 01:14:52 raymond Exp Locker: raymond $] =============================================================================== > File format Genre: Title (date) ``Character'' [significance] The letter "f" after date indicates that the television program aired over two nights. The letter "w" indicates that the program aired weekly from the start to end dates. Genre can be one of the following; Movie Theatrical release TV Movie Made-for-television movie Miniseries Television movie aired over multiple nights TV Regular television appearance ``Character'' is the name of the character portrayed, if known. Significance describes the significance of the character within the movie, if known. Star One of the central characters Major A significant character Minor A minor character Bit A fascinatingly insignificant character Guest A guest appearance in a television series Sources: {lm} Leonard Maltin's TV Movies and Video Guide (1991) via Microsoft Cinemania {mpg} The Motion Picture Guide (1991) by BASELINE via Microsoft Cinemania {mmt} Movies Made for Television: The Telefeature and the Mini-Series, 1964 -- 1986, by Alvin H. Marill (1987) by BASELINE Non-American viewers may have trouble finding the movies listed herein because American movies are frequently retitled before being exported. I'm still not sure why. > Dan Castellaneta (Homer, Krusty the Clown, and others) >> TV: The Tracey Ullman Show, regular cast member His most frequent character is David, who lives with his lover William (Sam McMurray) and his daughter Francesca (Tracey Ullman). >> TV: Married... with Children ``Pete'' [major guest] Dan Castellaneta (Pete) and Sam McMurray (Andy) again play a gay couple. >> TV: Married... with Children In another episode, he plays a casket salesman. >> Adventures of Dynamo Duck >> Movie: K9 >> Movie: War of the Roses (1989) >> Play: American Splendor >> Comedy Play: The Deb & Dan Show (with his wife Deb Lacusta) >> TV: Sibs In the pilot episode, Dan played the boss of one of the sisters. He fired her. >> TV: LA Law [major guest] In the 1992-1993 season premiere, Dan Castellaneta plays a man who worked at an amusement park. His job was to entertain the visitors---dressed in a Homer Simpson costume. Dan used his Homer Simpson voice only while off-screen or dressed as Homer Simpson. ``In your face, Happy-Land!'' >> TV: Dinosaurs (1992-Nov-06) ``Zabar, the guy in the woods'' [minor guest] As reported by @{bw3}. The episode is about the high cost of the medicine required when Baby becomes ill. >> TV: Love and War Late 1992. >> Movie: Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Apparently, his voice appeared somewhere. > Julie Kavner (Marge, Patty and Selma, Marge's mother, misc. others) >> TV: Rhoda, regular cast member Julie plays Rhoda's younger sister. >> TV: The Tracey Ullman Show, regular cast member Her most frequent character is Meg, postal worker and best friend of the man-hungry Tina (Tracey Ullman). >> TV Movie: Katherine (1975-Oct-05 ABC) ``Margot Weiss Goldman'' [major] A thinly-disguised fictionalization of the life of Patty Hearst, known in the movie as Katherine Alman. >> TV Movie: No Other Love (1979-Mar-24 CBS) ``Janet Michaels'' [star] Two mentally retarded young people fall in love and face the disapproval of their parents when they announce their intent to marry. >> TV Movie: Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980-Oct-12 NBC) ``Megan Brady'' [major] Julie Kavner plays the only normal wife in town (because she just moved in). >> Movie: National Lampoon Goes to the Movies (1981) This movie was so bad, it was abandoned before reaching the theaters. >> Movie: Bad Medicine (1985) [minor] The basic idea is that Steve Guttenberg can't get into an American medical school, so he attends one in Central America. ``Bart no like Bad Medicine.'' >> Movie: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) A Woody Allen movie. >> Movie: Radio Days (1987) A significant role in this Woody Allen movie. >> Movie: Surrender (1987) A minor role in this Sally Field comedy. >> Movie: New York Stories (1989) Another minor role. >> Movie: The Little Mermaid (animated) Julie Kavner also has a voice credit in the Little Mermaid, but I don't know what the voice is. (I would guess either one of Ariel's sisters or one of the women doing the laundry at Eric's castle). -- {sd} >> Movie: Alice (1990) Julie Kavner has a minor role as the decorator in this Woody Allen film. >> Movie: Awakenings (1990) ``Eleanor Costello'' [major] Eleanor Costello, the head nurse, is the only other person who believes in Robin Williams. >> Movie: This Is My Life (1992?) [star] > Nancy Cartwright (Bart, Nelson, and others) >> Flesh & Blood >> TV Movie: Marian Rose White (1982-Jan-19 CBS) ``Marian Rose White'' [star] The true story of a thirteen-year-old consigned to an asylum for four years (30 years in real life) by her mother. Turns out she isn't feeble-minded, but merely has poor vision. But she is thrown in with retarded and criminally insane patients and involuntarily sterilized (required by state law) before sympathetic staff members rescue her. This is Nancy Cartwright's TV movie debut. Leonard Maltin calls her performance `excellent'. >> Miniseries: The Rules of Marriage (1982-Mar-10f CBS) ``Jill Murray'' [major] The effects of a couple's divorce on the even of their fifteenth anniversary on their family and friends. >> TV Movie: Deadly Lessons (1983-Mar-07 ABC) ``Libby Dean'' [minor] An exclusive prep school for girls is terrorized by a crazed killer who is systematically murdering the students one by one. Donna Reed plays the school's headmistress. >> Movie: Going Undercover (1988) ``Stephanie'' [minor] An apparently awful comedy, given Leonard Maltin's review. Made in 1984, but didn't reach U.S. theaters until 1988. Sold to unsuspecting British and Aussie markets under the title ``Yellow Pages'' in 1985. The plot revolves about a (cheap) LA private investigator who is hired to follow something-or-other to the Netherlands. Nancy (aka `Stephanie') makes her appearance about two fifths of the way into the movie as one of a group of friends who spend their vacation at the same hotel as the detective. -- {cjb} >> TV Movie: Not My Kid (1985-Jan-15 CBS) ``Jean'' [minor] Drug abuse by a teenage daughter shatters a family. >> TV: The Tracey Ullman Show, semi-regular cartoon voice In addition to Bart, Nancy also voiced Pat, Dr. N!godatu's neurotic friend. >> Movie: The Twilight Zone---The Movie the sister of the boy with the amazing powers, see [8f02] for details >> Movie: Fire and Ice In Paul Verhoeven's medieval epic, Nancy plays a comic relief servant to the heroine. -- Pat Santucci (psantucci@desire.wright.edu) >> TV: Cheers ``Diane's Nightmare'' (19??) ``Cynthia'' [minor guest] Nancy Cartwright plays the fiancee of homicidal maniac Andy Schroeder. >> TV: Cartoons Nancy is a veteran of the cartoon circuit. Her biggest role prior to Bart Simpson is arguably Richie Rich. (Which makes the joke in ``Three Men and a Comic Book'' all the more inside.) > Yeardley Smith (Lisa and Maggie) >> Movie: Maximum Overdrive (1986) ``Connie'' [major] Yeardley earns one of Joe Bob Briggs Drive-In Academic Awards for her portrayal of Connie, the whiny newlywed. (``Curtis? Is he dayd?'') In this film, trucks and cars (get this) take on a life of their own and hold our heros hostage at a truck stop. Yeardley whines constantly. This is one really, really, really, really, really, really bad movie. TNT shows it every few months. The horror! The horror! -- {rjc} >> Movie: Heaven Help Us (1985) ``Cathleen'' [bit] British title is ``Catholic Boys''. Three mischievous boys find themselves continually in trouble with the priests running their Catholic high school, set in mid 1960's Brooklyn. Yeardley plays a role as her usual stereotype of a mousy debutante in a nearby girls school. About mid-way through the movie after a social/prom/dance attended by the two schools, a friend sets her up with a blind date (a fat geeky bloke wearing glasses) and is brought along for a drive. With the car parked half-way across a bridge, the two are left alone in the back seat while her friend and friend's boyfriend leave for a more private location. Cathleen (YS) throws herself upon the geek, but is interrupted a few minutes later by the bridge swinging open for an approaching tug-boat and terror ensues as the car almost falls into the water. The movie was made around eight years ago and also stars Donald Sutherland, Patrick Dempsey, plus a few others who look familiar but I can't recall the names for. I started watching the movie about 30 minutes after it had started, and I recognized her immediately when Cathleen sighed while sitting alone during the dance. I'd also like to mention that Yeardley had long hair :) -- {cjb} >> Movie: The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) I found it kinda nutty to see Yeardley in it. -- {bs} >> Movie: Three O'Clock High (1987) She played a high school student. -- {bk} >> TV: Brothers >> Movie: City Slickers (1991) [bit] ``I'm not a little girl; I'm twenty!'' >> TV: Square One TV, guest appearance the gorilla expert, Mathnet >> TV?: Sydney >> TV: Murphy Brown Yeardley plays an annoying person in a guest appearance. >> TV: Herman's Head, regular cast member Yeardley plays Louise Pfitzer, the weird but adorable secretary/receptionist. The character has an equally weird but adorable family. (Led by the weird but adorable Elinor Donahue.) Louise's sister Martha is played by Christine Cavanaugh, another actress better-known for her cartoon voice characterizations. >> TV: The 1992 Emmy Awards Wearing a custom-made dress that cost ``a fortune'', Yeardley Smith and William Ragsdale read some truly awful prepared material before reading off a list of awards. > Harry Shearer (practically everybody) >> TV: Saturday Night Live, regular cast member >> Movie: This is Spinal Tap! Derek Smalls >> TV Movie: Serpico: The Deadly Game (1976-Apr-26 NBC) ``Hippy'' [minor] The pilot for the TV series ``Serpico''. >> TV Movie: Animalympics (1979, animated) Harry Shearer provides cartoon voices. >> TV Movie: Million Dollar Infield (1982-Feb-02 CBS) ``Jack Savage'' [minor] Rob Reiner produced and plays a major role in this movie about a bunch of affluent guys on a Long Island softball team who spend way too much time hanging out with each other and not enough with their wives. >> Movie: My Stepmother is an Alien (1988) Harry Shearer plays the voice of Carl Sagan. >> Radio: Le Show (KCRW-FM, Santa Monica) >> Newspaper column: Man Bites Town (Sunday Los Angeles Times Magazine) > Hank Azaria (Moe, Chief Wiggum, and others) >> Movie: Pretty Woman (1990) ``Detective'' [bit] >> TV: Herman's Head, regular cast member Hank plays Jay Nichols, Herman's friend whose main priorities are women, women, and women. Unfortunately, women think he is slime. Probably because he is. > Marcia Wallace (Ms. Krabappel, Ms. Melon) >> TV: The Bob Newhart Show Marcia played Carol Kester Bondurant, Bob's secretary/receptionist. > Maggie Roswell (Mrs. Hoover, Maude Flanders) >> Miniseries: The Deliberate Stranger (1986-May-04f NBC) [bit] The story of serial killer Ted Bundy. >> TV: Remington Steele ``Steele in the News'' (1983-Mar-04 NBC) ``Hoop Tracy'' [major guest] Maggie Roswell played Hoop Tracy, the sports reporter for the ``Happy News''. > Jo Ann Harris >> TV Movie: Cruise into Terror (1978-Feb-03 ABC) ``Judy Haines'' [minor] This Aaron Spelling production was originally titled ``Voyage into Evil''. An ancient sarcophagus brought on board a pleasure cruise ship proves a source of enormous fun. >> TV Movie: M Station: Hawaii (1980-Jun-10 CBS) ``Karen Holt'' [major] Jack Lord directed and produced this failed pilot about an underwater research and salvage firm based in Hawaii. This week's story: Searching for a missing Soviet submarine. >> Miniseries: Rich Man, Poor Man (1976-Feb-01 to 1976-Mar-15 w ABC) ``Gloria Bartley'' [bit] >> TV Movie: The Wild Wild West Revisited (1979-May-09 CBS) ``Carmelita'' [minor] The first of two failed pilots trying to revive ``The Wild Wild West''. > Tress MacNeille >> TV: Tiny Toon Adventures, regular cartoon voice >> TV special: A Wish for Wings That Work, cartoon voice >> TV: Cheers ``Uncle Sam Wants You'' (1991) ``Daria'' [bit guest] Tress MacNeille plays the woman who throws her drink in Sam's face. I told you it was a tiny part. > Pamela Hayden (Milhouse) >> TV Movie: More Than Friends (1978-Oct-20 ABC) ``Sky'' [minor] A romantic comedy loosely based on the early courtship of Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall (who play the main characters). >> Miniseries: Studs Lonigan (1979-Mar-07 to 1979-Mar-21 w NBC) [bit] > Russi Taylor (Sherri and Terri) >> Movie: Ducktales: The Movie ``Treasure of the Lost Lamp'' (1990, animated) Russi Taylor voiced Huey, Duey, Louie, and Webby. >> Movie: The Jetsons: The Movie (1990, animated) [bit] Russi Taylor voiced Fergie Furbelow. >> Movie: The Rescuers Down Under (1990, animated) [bit] Russi Taylor voiced Nurse Mouse. >> Movie: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988, animated + live actors) [bit] Russi Taylor voiced birds and Minnie Mouse. > Doris Grau (Lunch Lady Doris, misc. old ladies) >> TV: Cheers ``Corinne'' [bit recurring guest] Doris Grau occasionally plays Corinne, the no-nonsense waitress. Episodes ``Diane Chambers Day'', ``Dinner at Eight-Ish'', and ``Cheers: The Motion Picture''. > Frank Welker (Santa's Little Helper) >> TV: Tiny Toon Adventures, regular cartoon voice >> TV Movie: Jealousy (1984-Jan-23 ABC) ``Voice of Melody'' [bit] >> Movie: The Rescuers Down Under (1990, animated) The voice of Joanna. >> Movie: Happily Ever After (1990, animated) The voice of Batso. The premise is, "What happens to Snow White and Prince Charming after they get married?" Tracey Ullman voices the slightly incompetent Thunderella, one of the dwarfelles. >> Movie: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) The voice of Mohawk. > Simpsons appearances in other media >> Movie: Die Harder A stewardess turns on the TV to entertain the people on the plane while they are circling the airport. Later, you can get a short glimpse of a Simpsons episode that is shown on the TV. I believe it's episode 7G04, ``There's no disgrace like home''. You can see OFF at Dr. Monroe's clinic using the electric therapy chairs. -- C0031018@dbstu1.rz.tu-bs.de (Johannes Heyer) >> Movie: My Own Private Idaho Check out the motel scene. It's the episode where Homer and family are kidnapped by aliens. -- damian@unix.cis.pitt.edu >> TV: The 1990 Emmy Awards Through the magic of animation, the family presented an award at the event. >> TV: Sesame Street The family sing, ``Wugga wugga wugga, woo woo woo'', in celebration of Big Bird's birthday. >> TV Advertisements: Butterfinger candies See file [butterfinger] for details. >> TV Advertisements: Toyota Corolla See file [corolla] for details. >> TV interview: Oprah Winfrey The family were interviewed by a cartoon Oprah in 1992.

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