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#287757 - 05/09/16 07:38 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: pdx rick]
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Famed voice-over icon Peter Thomas dies at 91 (narrator of Forensic Files)

Peter Thomas, who died April 30 at the age of 91, was a narrator with a great distinctive voice.

He was known as the narrator of Forensic Files AKA Mystery Detectives. He also did many commercials, documentaries, and other voice-over work.

A World War II veteran himself, he was also known for his love of veterans.

RIP, Mr. Thomas

Famed voice-over icon Peter Thomas dies at 91

‘Forensic Files’ Narrator Peter Thomas Dies at 91

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If you want to hear his voice, here are some samples on YouTube:

Cool Whip Frosting Commercial - Charity Commercial Spoof (0.33)

The Christmas Story narrated by Peter Thomas (5:26)

Forensic Files (0:54)

Forensic Files (1:41)

Hallowed Grounds (5:16)

"Broadcast Pioneers" with Don Blair guest Peter Thomas.wmv (56:00)

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#287759 - 05/09/16 07:44 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: Golem]
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Originally Posted By: Golem
Famed voice-over icon Peter Thomas dies at 91...

Man!! 90-year olds are dropping like flies these days... coffee
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#287767 - 05/09/16 09:09 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: pdx rick]
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William Schallert, 93, Dies; Prolific Actor Was Father on ‘The Patty Duke Show’

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William Schallert, a familiar presence on prime-time television for decades, notably as the long-suffering father and uncle to the “identical cousins” played by Patty Duke on the hit 1960s sitcom “The Patty Duke Show,” died on Sunday in Pacific Palisades, Calif. He was 93.

His son, Edwin, confirmed the death.

Mr. Schallert’s career spanned generations and genres. Over more than 60 years he racked up scores of credits in episodic television as well as noteworthy performances in motion pictures, on the Off Broadway stage and as a voice-over artist.

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He portrayed under-secretary of agriculture Nilz Baris in the Star Trek:TOS episode, The Trouble With Tribbles and the villain in The Man from Planet X.

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#287768 - 05/09/16 09:19 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: pdx rick]
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Originally Posted By: pdx rick

Man!! 90-year olds are dropping like flies these days... coffee

You got that right!

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#287807 - 05/11/16 06:30 AM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: pdx rick]
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Man!! 90-year olds are dropping like flies

No worries young pup. You will be there before you know it.

Then will be left wondering WTF just happened.
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#287809 - 05/11/16 07:08 AM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: Ken Condon]
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Originally Posted By: Ken Condon
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Man!! 90-year olds are dropping like flies

No worries young pup. You will be there before you know it.

Then will be left wondering WTF just happened.

I hear that happens. gobsmacked
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#287827 - 05/11/16 05:03 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: Golem]
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Heck, remember back in the day when 70s were old and dying? Now they're running for Prezzie. smile
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#287880 - 05/12/16 11:14 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: Golem]
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Rest in peace brother - human rights activist Michael Ratner

Michael Ratner


Edited by Ezekiel (05/13/16 10:00 AM)
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#288003 - 05/15/16 05:09 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: Golem]
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Singer Julius La Rosa, fired on Godfrey show, dies at 86

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May 15, 2016

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Julius La Rosa, a pop singer known for hits including "Eh, Cumpari," whose firing live on the air by Arthur Godfrey in 1953 overshadowed his successes that followed, has died at age 86.

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Julius La Rosa - Eh, Cumpari

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#288006 - 05/15/16 05:40 PM Re: The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016 [Re: Golem]
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Originally Posted By: Golem
Singer Julius La Rosa, fired on Godfrey show, dies at 86

I knew when I saw your name in the "Who's Online" list - a death notice was being drafted. smile
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