Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter who is best known for voicing Homer Simpson and many other characters on the popular Fox animated sitcom The Simpsons. He also voiced the title character in the animated series Earthworm Jim, based on the video game of the same name.
He also has done voice-over work in several Disney productions. He provided the voice of Genie from the Aladdin franchise on occasions when Robin Williams was unavailable and also voiced Megavolt in Darkwing Duck, Go-Go in 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Stewart in Marsupilami, Dunkerque in Lloyd in Space, Mr. Geminini in Kim Possible, Dr. Zibaldo and Prince Rudolf in TaleSpin, Spirit of the Lamp in Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, various voices in Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, several voices in Wander Over Yonder, Zabar in Dinosaurs and the Baseball coach in the Goof Troop episode "Take Me Out of the Ball Game". He was also the cameo narrator for the 1993 Hollywood Pictures film Super Mario Bros. He also played Judge Markway in the Disney ABC TV show Castle.
- Castellaneta was originally supposed to reprise his role of the Genie from The Return of Jafar and the Aladdin TV show in the second sequel of Aladdin, Aladdin and the King of Thieves. Although he recorded all his lines, when Disney brought back Robin Williams, all recordings made by Castellaneta went unused and new recordings by Williams were used.
- Dan Castellaneta at the Internet Movie Database