Recently, the fellow who served as the real-life inspiration for Moe the Bartender on THE SIMPSONS stepped forward.
This has inspired me to reveal another such Big Secret.
John Kessel--who, through his long-standing Hollywood connections, was known to Matt Groening as far back as 1989--was the model for Lenny Leonard!
But there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that Jim Kelly, of necessity, must then have been the model for Carl!
Posted by Paul DiFi.