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Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is a comedic American actor and writer who began his career as a child actor in 1950s movies (The Robe) and TV (The Jack Benny Show). Shearer played Eddie Haskell in the pilot for the TV series, Leave it to Beaver.

Shearer was later a member of Los Angeles radio comedy group The Credbility Gap[?], 1968 - 1974, and regular on Saturday Night Live in 1979 - 1980 and 1984 - 1985 seasons. Shearer co-created, co-wrote and co-starred in Rob Reiner's 1984 film This is Spinal Tap.

Shearer is probably best-known for his astounding voiceover work on The Simpsons (1989 to date), where he does the voices of "Charles Montgomery Burns", "Waylon Smithers", "Ned Flanders", "Reverend Timothy Lovejoy" and Principal "Seymour Skinner", among others. Since 1983 Shearer has been the host of the public radio comedy/music program Le Show.



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