8 Celebrities Who Starred In ‘The Simpsons’ In 2022 (So Far)

In 1989, The simpsons premiered on Fox with its first episode titled “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire”. Since then, there have been 33 seasons (and counting) with episodes that predicted the future in chilling ways, like Lady Gagaat the Super Bowl or creating a segment of Halloween-themed “Treehouse of Horror” episodes.

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With 728 episodes, many guest stars have appeared on the show. To be precise, through April 2020 there have been 810 guest cameos, enough guest cameos that The simpsons won the Guinness World Record for the “most guest stars in an animated television series”.


Nicholas Braun as Greg

Since 2018, Nicholas Brown play in Succession, where he played Greg Hirsch, an executive assistant and great-nephew of Logan Roy, the CEO of Waystar Royco. In addition to playing one of the lead roles in the dark comedy series, Braun starred in the 2014 film date and switch, and appeared in films such as Prom (2011) and how to be single (2016), among others.

On May 15, 2022, Braun’s character from Succession entered the world of animation. He portrayed Greg Hirsch in season 33, episode 21, “Meat Is Murder”. His character was also an assistant, but instead of working at Waystar Royco, he worked at Red Star.

Krysten Ritter as Sheila Redfield

From 2015 to 2019, Kristen Ritter portrays the main character of the sci-fi thriller Jessica Jones and appeared in the 2017 television series The defenders. She appeared on The coldest case podcast, where she played Patti Harney. Among her many acting roles, Ritter portrayed Gia Goodman in Veronique March (2014) and Lucy Hayden in The hero (2017).

Episode 21, “Meat is Murder”, focused on Grandpa Simpson’s previous relationship with the hamburger business. Among the guest stars appearing in this episode, Ritter voiced the character of Shelia Redfield. Shelia was the daughter of Augustus “Gus” Redfield. Gus owned the burger restaurant called Worth-A-Try Burger.

Kerry Washington as Rayshelle Peyton

Kerry Washingtonperhaps the most recognizable role of playing the fierce Olivia Pope in Scandal (2012-2018). Among his slate of diverse projects ranging from shorts to movies to TV series, in 2020 Washington starred alongside Reese Witherspoon in Small fires everywhere. In 2022, in addition to voicing a character in The simpsons, she will play Professor Dovey in The School of Good and Evil.

In Season 33, Episode 18, “My Octopus and a Teacher”, Washington voiced Mrs. Rayshelle Peyton. Mrs. Peyton was the new teacher at Springfield Elementary School. Her character replaced Ms. Edna Krabappel voiced by the late Marcia Wallace. Wallace played the 4th grade teacher until 2013.

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Kumail Nanjiani as Theo

Kumail Nanjiani the new role will play Somen Banerjee in the Hulu series Welcome to Chippendales (2023). Somen is the owner of the male exotic dance company Chippendales. In 2022, (so far) Nanjiani portrayed Haja Estree in the TV miniseries Obi Wan Kenobi (2022), guest-star in an episode of The boys (2019), played Vik in The Boys presents Diabolical (2022), and appeared in an episode of Murderville (2022).

In addition to his various projects, Nanjiani has also voiced the character of Theo in The simpsons. Theo appeared in Season 33 Episode 14, “You Won’t Believe What This Episode Is About – Act Three Will Shock You.” He worked as the owner of The Institute, a company that worked to restore people’s reputations.

Michael Rapaport as Mike Wegman

In Only murders in the building (2021), Michael Rapaport plays Detective Daniel Kreps, who investigated the death of Bunny Folger. In addition to appearing on Only murders in the building, Rapaport played Leonard in the 2022 series Life and Beth and Doug Gardner in Atypical (2017), among his other roles. He also appeared in movies like Mandrel (2016) and A guy standing (2016).

In Season 33 Episode 15, “Bart the Cool Kid”, Rapport voiced Michael “Mike” Wegman. Mike appeared in a few episodes throughout the series. Mike worked at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant as an intern and became one of Homer’s friends.

Megan Mullally as Sarah Wiggum

In 2021, Megan Mullally voiced Alyson Lefebvre, Ms. Tuntley and Vera in the animated series The big North (2021-2022). Mullally has a long list of acting roles with his first role in film The kids no one wanted (1981) where she played Sharon. She also voiced Gayle, Jill and Beverly in Bob’s Burgers (2011-2022). In addition to voicing characters on popular television shows, Mullally portrayed Karen Walker in the 1998 television series will and grace (1998-2020).

The season finale of The simpsons, episode 22, “Poorhouse Rock”, focused on Bart trying to figure out his father Homer. Mullally voiced Sarah Wiggum. Sarah was Ralph’s mother and Clancy’s wife. She has a good heart and often imitates her husband’s actions.

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Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell as themselves

Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell are brothers and singer-songwriters. Their songs have been recognized for earning a spot on The Billboard Hot 100 over the years. In 2022, Eilish and O’Connell won an Oscar for “Best Original Song” for their song “No Time To Die.” “No Time to Die” appeared in the 2021 film, no time to diethe latest in the James Bond franchise.

On April 22, 2022, Eilish and O’Connell starred in When Billie met Lisa. It was a self-contained short that only lasted four minutes. It centered around Eilish and O’Connell discovering Lisa Simpson (voiced by Anne Sophie Smith) by accident after hearing her play the saxophone. When Billie met Lisa is available on Disney+.

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