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Neil Patrick Harris

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This article is about the character. For the guest star, see Neil Patrick Harris.
Neil Patrick Harris
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Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Blond
Occupation: Actor
First Appearance: "Bart the Murderer"
Voiced by: Himself

Neil Patrick Harris is an American actor, director, magician, and musician. He played the role of Bart Simpson in the made-for-television film Blood on the Blackboard: The Bart Simpson Story.


The film announcer introduced him as "TV's Doogie Howser". In sharp contrast to actual events, the film depicted Bart murdering Principal Skinner in cold blood while a frightened Fat Tony tried to talk him out of it.

Behind the Laughter[edit]

At the time "Bart the Murderer" originally aired, Harris's best-known role was as the title character in Doogie Howser, M.D.. He has since enjoyed a successful acting career and in the 2000s and 2010s his most prominent role was starring in How I Met Your Mother.