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Donald LaFontaine

Born: 1940-08-26 - Died: 2008-09-01
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Death Summary: Donald LaFontaine was admitted to Ceadars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California on August 22, 2008 with a blood clot in his lungs. LaFontaine died just 10 days later from complications from Pneumothorax.

Who was Donald LaFontaine : LaFontaine was a voice actor who was featured in over 5,000 movie trailers, television commercials, promotions, and video game trailers.

He is known for starting a lot of his voice work with “In a world…”, he parodied this in a recent GEICO commercial.

During his career, LaFontaine was known for recording well over 60 promotions per week.
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  1. Amy (Calgary, Ab) Says:

    If upon my entrance to the afterlife, I hear your voice preparing others for my arrival… well, that would be a perfect beginning. RIP.

  2. Ryan Mongeau Says:

    miss you :(

  3. Rebel Says:

    what a voice…and what a career…

  4. Belinda G Says:

    You will be missed, and always loved.

  5. Kathy Tickell Says:

    A special man with a ‘gifted’ voice.
    Sadly missed.
    Kathy (Ontario, Canada)

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