Don LaFontaine, Voice of Movie Trailers Everywhere, Passes Away

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The name and appearance of Don LaFontaine may be unknown. But this man's voice is as famous as any in the country.

LaFontaine, who passed away today from complications due to a collapsed lung, voiced almost every movie trailer out there. He was 68.

Over the past 25 years, LaFontaine earned his position as the "King of Voiceovers." Aside from being the preeminent voice in the movie preview industry, he worked as the voice of Entertainment Tonight and The Insider, as well as for CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox and UPN, in addition to TNT, TBS and the Cartoon Network.

Here's a video tribute to Don LaFontaine:


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