Black actor Alex Désert replaces Hank Azaria as the voice of Carl on ‘The Simpsons’ – Yahoo Entertainment

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The Simpsons, but it also marked the debut of Alex Désert as the voice of Carl Carlson. Carl, who is Black, had previously been voiced by white actor Hank Azaria.” data-reactid=”26″>Sunday not only marked the premiere of the 32nd season of The Simpsons, but it also marked the debut of Alex Désert as the voice of Carl Carlson. Carl, who is Black, had previously been voiced by white actor Hank Azaria.

producers announced that characters of color would no longer be voiced by white actors. Other shows have followed suit, including Fox’s other hit cartoon, Family Guy.

announced that Black YouTube star Arif Zahir would be the new voice of Family Guy’s Cleveland Brown. The role had previously been voiced by white actor Mike Henry.

well received on social media. Many viewers appreciated that the series and network were attempting to be more inclusive.” data-reactid=”34″>Désert’s debut as Carl appeared to be well received on social media. Many viewers appreciated that the series and network were attempting to be more inclusive.

The Simpsons airs Sundays at 8 p.m. on FOX.” data-reactid=”37″>The Simpsons airs Sundays at 8 p.m. on FOX.

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