Goofy Jayhawk set for guest role on “Cake Wars”

Posted on Nov 7, 2016 in Alumni News and News

Bill Farmer, j’75, the actor who lends his voice to cartoon characters Goofy, Yosemite Sam and Foghorn Leghorn, will appear as a guest judge on the popular Food Network show “Cake Wars.”

The episode, which airs tonight at 8 p.m. CT, celebrates the 20th anniversary of the classic basketball movie “Space Jam.” Four bakers will compete with their cake creations, and one winner will take home the $10,000 prize. The Food Network will replay the episode tomorrow at 11 p.m. CT.

Farmer, who was born in Pratt, Kansas, entertained fellow Jayhawks as emcee of the 2006 Rock Chalk Ball, themed “The Stars Come Out at Night.”

Watch the videos below to learn more about Farmer and hear him in character as Goofy. Enjoy!



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