Actor and writer Harry Shearer has been a part of The Simpsons since the show first aired in 1989.
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July 7, 2015 The man who provides the voice of Mr. Burns and many other characters had threatened to leave the show, which is heading into its 27th season.
Actor and writer Harry Shearer says he's leaving the cast of The Simpsons, the show he has been a part of since it first aired in 1989.
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May 14, 2015 In a tweet sent in the wee hours of Thursday, Shearer said he was leaving "because I wanted what we've always had: the freedom to do other work."
May 14, 2009 Spinal Tap genius Harry Shearer tells tales of Talk of the Nation onstage on the Unwigged & Unplugged tour.
August 30, 2007 When it comes to New Orleans' supporters, Harry Shearer might not come immediately to mind -- but he's one of its most vociferous voices of support. Speaking of voices, he's also of course the man who voices many of our most beloved Simpsons
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August 30, 2007 Well, it's our last show for the week -- and for the month of August -- and today's show is quickly coming together. The main topic in our first hour is called "Fixing Broken Schools." This is a segment we planned on airing yesterday, but our gues...
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