July 21st, 2010
02:02 PM ET
“Mad Men” star Jon Hamm is about to join an even madder cast –“The Simpsons”!
The 39-year-old actor will lend his voice to the hit Fox series in a mobster-themed episode to air in December. According to EW, Hamm will play an FBI supervisor whom Homer reports to when he goes undercover in prison to infiltrate a gangster’s inner circle.
“He has no patience for Homer,” said "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean of Hamm’s character. “Homer asks if he can pick his undercover name, and finally Jon just says, ‘Your name will be Nicky Blue Pants Altosaxophony.’ Homer says, ‘Do I get to keep the name when I’m done with it?’ and Jon says, ‘No, it’s the property of the government.’”
And what was it like to work with the in-demand actor? “He was really funny. And handsome,” says Jean. “He had it all.”
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