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  1. #1
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    Jun 2008

    Voiceover master, Don LaFontaine died at 69

    Voiceover Master Don LaFontaine has died. He was 68.

    LaFontaine, known as the "King of Voiceovers," died Monday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. LaFontaine's agent, Vanessa Gilbert, tells ET that he passed away following complications from Pneumothorax, the presence of air or gas in the pleural cavity, the result of a collapsed lung. The official cause of death has not yet been released.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Not Of This World
    I loved that guy! Movie and TV voiceovers will never be the same. RIP Don!!!!!

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    He was great!
    I saw an interview with him years and years ago on 20/20 or some similar TV show. He seemed like a funny and interesting guy.
    I don't think I'd ever noticed that it was always him doing the voiceovers before that, but after I saw him I would always listen for his voice at the movie theater. I'll miss that

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Gosh, wasn't he on one of the recent Geico commercials??

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