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The Simpsons replacing white Dr Hibbert star with black actor after 30 years

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The Simpsons have a new doctor in town – and for the first time in 30 years a black actor will play the role.The change comes with the hit show keen to make a commitment to no longer having white actors voicing black characters.White actor Harry Shearer has played Dr Julius Hibbert and many other popular characters across three decades.Shearer, whose voice is synonymous with the hit animated sitcom, also does the voices for long-time characters Mr Burns, Principal Skinner, Smithers, Reverend Lovejoy and Ned Flanders.But veteran voice actor Kevin Michael Richardson will be the new voice of Springfield’s doctor from Sunday.And Richardson is no stranger to the world of animated comedy having worked on a host of top shops including Family Guy,.

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