General 'King of Voiceovers' Don LaFontaine Dies at 68

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LOS ANGELES — Don LaFontaine, the man who popularized the catch phrase "In a world where..." and lent his voice to thousands of movie trailers, has died. He was 68.

LaFontaine died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from complications in the treatment of an ongoing illness, said Vanessa Gilbert, his agent.

LaFontaine made more than 5,000 trailers in his 33-year career while working for the top studios and television networks.

In a rare on-screen appearance in 2006, he parodied himself on a series of national television commercials for a car insurance company where he played himself telling a customer, "In a world where both of our cars were totally under water..."

 
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sqrage

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Whoaa the guy that does all the movie dates and stuff? Ahhh gonna miss him.
 

Darkchaoself

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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

NOT HIM

Damn you Death!
Damn you to hell!

This guy, along with the guy who narrorates whats happening in Hockey Games for us are the two voices nothing will be the same with ever again.

Especially LaFontaine :(
 

konerboy

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omg that horrible! :eek:

how old where his kids and what is the latest job he made?
 
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