– January 30
) was an American newsreel
narrator for Universal-International. His voice was heard in countless films on every subject, making him one of the best-known voices in broadcast history. He also was a long-time radio and television announcer for NBC
, hosting The Horn and Hardart Children's Hour
in the 1940s and 1950, as well as doing Kraft
commercials during the 1960s through the early-1980s. He was also Jack Paar
's announcer on The Tonight Show
He died of natural causes in New York City, at age 89.