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'The Simpsons' replaces Dr. Hibbert voice actor Harry Shearer following promise to recast Black characters

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"The Simpsons" has officially recast the voice actor behind one of its Black characters originally voiced by longtime cast member Harry Shearer.

Springfield’s jovial physician Dr. Julius Hibbert will no longer be voiced by Shearer moving forward after the Fox series announced in June that it will no longer have its Black characters voiced by White actors.

Shearer has played Hibbert and several other characters on the show for more than 30 years. According to People, Hibbert will now be voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson, who has appeared as other characters in more than 70 episodes of the show already.

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