Milhouse Mussolini Van Houten is a cartoon character from The Simpsons series. Voiced by Pamela Hayden. He is Bart Simpson’s best friend in Mrs. Krabappel’s class at Springfield Elementary School. He is intelligent and loyal, but insecure and very gullible, as well as less popular than Bart. He is often put into trouble by Bart, who takes advantage of his friend’s naivety. Milhouse is also a regular target for school bullies Nelson Muntz and Dolph, Jimbo and Kearney.