Don LaFontaine Voiceover King Dead at 68

The King of Voiceovers Don LaFontaine was found dead in Los Angeles at age 68. Don LaFontaine perhaps best know for his recent appearances as The Announcer Guy in the Geico commercials, had made thousands of movie trailers, some beginning with the famous line "In a world..." Don has been featured in over 250,000 commercials and over 3,500 films and television shows including a recent role in Seth MacFarlane's American Dad! and Family Guy.


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Sep 2, 2008 5:10PM EDT

NNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NOT HIM NOT HIM~CRIES~am gunna miss all those deep voiced trailers and promos he did.he added menence to the drama and thriller trailers and with a twist in comedy and action ones.

movies aint gunna be the same without him :(

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Sep 2, 2008 5:16PM EDT

I agree, very sad news. R.I.P. Don.

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Sep 3, 2008 1:32AM EDT

Dido. He was too cool.

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Oct 27, 2008 3:57AM EDT

In a world.. without Don LaFontaine, a voiceover like this would sound crap.

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