Don LaFontaine, voiceover legend, Dead at 68

By September 2, 2008 Uncategorized No Comments

KCBS-TV, CBS2 in Los Angeles reported last night that voice over legend, Don LaFontaine died yesterday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles at age 68.  LaFontaine, arguably the busiest actor in Hollywood, voiced quite possibly hundreds of thousands of promos in his career.

Because this blog pertains to journalism, here’s a couple of examples of his TV news work, and the infamous Geico commercial he did last year and a bonus to show the silliness that was Don…

 

WCBS-TV 2000/2001

WKYC

WTVT

Geico 2006:

5 Guys in Limo:

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