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R.I.P. "That Announcer Guy Who Announces All the Movies"

D'Snowth

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You probably know him as "That Announcer Guy Who Announced All the Movies", with his famous opening lines "In a world where...", but his real name was Don Lafontaine, and he died at 68 today, though it hasn't been said what the cause of death is/was.

Rest in peace Voiceover King.
 

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Aw, :frown: He had a good carrer. I wonder how many trailers he narrated.
 

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Oh no, that's so sad. He had such a cool voice. :frown:

He will be missed!
 

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Apparently he was from Duluth, MN. This was on the webpage for our local paper, I found it interesting that he was a Minnesotan.

RIP announcer dude!
 

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You probably know him as "That Announcer Guy Who Announced All the Movies", with his famous opening lines "In a world where...", but his real name was Don Lafontaine, and he died at 68 today, though it hasn't been said what the cause of death is/was.

Rest in peace Voiceover King.
And to think not less than a year earlier, they used him for a geico commercial!
 

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Aww, that's really sad to hear. Though most of us didn't know him by name or face, he really had a memorable voice.
 
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