9 Fun Facts You Might Not Know About “The Simpsons” That The Voice Of Lisa Simpson Told Us

In 1984, Yeardley got her first big break after she took over Cynthia Nixon’s role in the Broadway play The Real Thing (the play’s director, Mike Nichols, cast Cynthia in another play and Yeardley was her understudy). The play starred Glenn, who Yeardley says was completely welcoming and nice to her.

Years later, the two saw each other again when Glenn came to do some voice over work for the show, and Yeardley also happened to be in the studio that day. Yeardley says Glenn gave her a HUGE hug when she saw her.