Sep 2, 2008

"King of Voiceovers" Don LaFontaine Dies

People magazine reports on the death of the greatest voiceover artist of all time.
"A 25-year veteran of the industry, LaFontaine was the preeminent voice of movie trailers, and also voiced popular shows like Entertainment Tonight, the Insider and hundreds of spots for radio and television. His other work included commercials for McDonalds, Budweiser and voiceover work for all the major television networks. According to reports, he worked on nearly 5,000 films – and was the in-show announcer for the Screen Actors Guild and Academy Awards."

RIP, Don. You were the best.

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