Harry Shearer          

Actor and Comedian; Known for "The Simpsons" and "Spinal Tap"

Harry Shearer is an actor and comic. He is best known for his role in co-creating and co-starring in the 1984 film "This is Spinal Tap" and for creating and performing more than a dozen characters on Fox's "The Simpsons."

His internationally syndicated weekly radio hour "Le Show" is now in its 29th year of political and media satire.

Shearer has written and directed two feature films, the 2001 comedy "Teddy Bears Picnic" and the 2010 documentary "The Big Uneasy." His most recent book was the comic novel Not Enough Indians. His new TV series "Nixon's the One" just premiered on UK's Sky TV.

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Harry Shearer's 'Le Show' moves to KCSN-FM (88.5) - Los Angeles ...

Less than three months after Harry Shearer's long-running radio program "Le Show" was dropped from the airwaves by its longtime Los Angeles area host, ...

Harry Shearer dropped by KCRW-FM after a 30-year run - Los ...

Long before he began voicing Mr. Burns, Smithers and numerous other characters on “The Simpsons,” Harry Shearer was host of “Le Show,” a Sunday morning ...

Harry Shearer and Judith Owen create online spoof of 'Here Comes ...

Web series debuts Thursday (Aug. 29) on MyDamChannel.com.

Harry Shearer has a new title: artist in residence at Loyola University ...

Harry Shearer, the multitalented writer, actor, director and producer who also provides voices for more than 20 characters on "The Simpsons," has been named ...

Harry Shearer: 'Stand-up is not my medium: I don't like entertaining ...

Eighteen hours before America re-elects President Obama, Harry Shearer is sitting in an armchair in his London residence, right leg crossed over left. The man ...

A Sunday without Harry Shearer on the air is no Sunday at all: Opinion

I've been listening to Harry Shearer doing satire on the radio in Los Angeles since - geez, this dates a fellow - 1969, when he first joined the Credibility Act ...

The Voice of So Many Simpsons Characters, Harry Shearer Will Return, After All

It looks like Mr. Burns and Principal Skinner, among many others, will sound the same when The Simpsons returns this fall...

Smithers officially came out as gay on 'The Simpsons'

Why, after 27 years on the air, do Simpsons fans still stick around? Because the characters' backstories are so much more colorful than Springfield yellow. And Sunday night's episode exemplified how the series is still a model for other animated comedies, when one of the show's OG characters, Waylon Smithers Jr., came out as gay.

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