Don LaFontaine

Voice actor
Born: 08/25/1940 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back 1996 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Narrator

America's Most Talented Kids 1996 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Narrator

Phineas and Ferb 2009 (Tv Show)

Voice

Free Radio 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Family Guy 2001 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

Celebrity Daredevils (Fox) 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Psychic Secrets Revealed 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Narrator

Second Chance: America's Most Talented Senior 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Narrator

Claire Makes It Big 1998 (Movie)

"Wild Horses" Trailer Voice (Actor)

Santa vs. the Snowman 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Narrator
Other (13)

World's Scariest Ghosts: Caught on Tape 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Other

World's Deadliest Earthquakes 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Other

The World's Greatest Magic V 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Other

World's Deadliest Storms 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Other

The World's Deadliest Sea Creatures 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Other

The World's Greatest Magic III 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Other

The World's Most Daring Rescues 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Other

The Second Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Other

The World's Greatest Magic II 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Other

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Other

Relationships

Elyse LaFontaine

Daughter

Skye LaFontaine

Daughter

Christine Lafontaine Set Production Assistant

Daughter

Joan Studva

Wife
Married from 1967-1988

Nita Whitaker Set Production Assistant

Wife
Married until his death in 2008

Milestones

2006

Featured in a GEICO commercial where he is introduced as ‘that announcer guy from the movies’

2002

Announcer of the Children's series "Fillmore!" (ABC)

2001

Voiced the FOX announcer for the animated series, "Family Guy"

2000

Announcer on the newscasts of WCBS-TV in New York

1997

Narrated the syndicated series, "Team Knight Rider"

1988

Introduced John Walsh in the beginning of the FOX series "America's Most Wanted"

1988

Was heard as the IBC Promo Announcer for the Bill Murray comedy "Scrooged"

1981

Left Paramount and moved to Los Angeles as an independent producer

1980

Named Vice President for Paramount Pictures’ trailer department

1978

Joined Paramount Pictures, heading up the trailer department

1976

Formed own production company, Don LaFontaine Associates; first assignment was "The Godfather, Part II"

1965

First narration for a radio spot for the film "Gunfighters of Casa Grande"

1963

Formed partnership with Floyd Peterson

1962

Began working with a radio producer, Floyd L. Peterson producing promo spots for "Dr. Strangelove" (1964)

Moved to NYC and found work at National Recording Studios as a sound engineer/editor

For several years headed production for Kaleidoscope Films, Ltd.

Joined the army and assigned to the US Army Band and Chorus as a recording engineer

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