Date: 23rd September 2009

Baron Cohen to appear in Simpsons

Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen is to make a guest appearance in animated comedy The Simpsons, a spokeswoman for makers 20th Century Fox has confirmed.

Executive producer Al Jean told US website Entertainment Weekly he would voice a "pretty angry but funny" Israeli tour guide.

The character would meet the Simpsons when they visited the the Holy Land while on a church group trip, he said.

Baron Cohen follows in the footsteps of stars including Bono and Johnny Cash.

Source: Press Release