Hugh Laurie on The Simpsons: First Look

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Daniel Radcliffe isn't the only big name set to appear on the November 7 episode of The Simpsons.

House star Hugh Laurie will also voice a character on that Halloween-based installment, as the actor will portray a character named Roger, a shady castaway who interrupts Marge and Homer's vacation.

Hugh Laurie on The Simpsons

"I've loved the show since it started; this is one of the central pillars of modern culture," Laurie told TV Guide, spoiling his character's fate by adding: "I die in the end, and I don't think I've ever died on microphone. That's a first."

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