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Dick Tufeld (1926–2012)


The first words heard in the Irwin Allen's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: "This is the Seaview, the most extraordinary submarine in all the seven seas". The first words heard in the Irwin Allen's Lost In Space tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: "This is the beginning, this is the day, you are watching the ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1998-1999 Histeria! (TV Series)
Announcer
- The Teddy Roosevelt Show (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
- Loud Kiddington's Ancient History (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
- Writers of the Purple Prose (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
- More Explorers (1998) ... Announcer (voice)
- Inventors Hall of Fame: Part 2 (1998) ... Announcer (voice)
 1992 Garfield and Friends (TV Series)
 1988 Here's to You, Mickey Mouse (TV Movie)
Narrator (as Richard Tufeld)
 1985 Anything for Laughs (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice)
 1982 The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice)
 1982 Two Top Bananas (TV Movie)
Announcer
 1981 Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (TV Series)
Opening announcer
- Quest of the Red Skull (1981) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- Pawns of the Kingpin (1981) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- Knights & Demons (1981) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- The Vengeance of Loki (1981) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- Spidey Goes Hollywood (1981) ... Opening announcer (voice)
 1980 Thundarr the Barbarian (TV Series)
Narrator
- Mindok the Mind Menace (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
- Harvest of Doom (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
- Secret of the Black Pearl (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
 1979-1980 Spider-Woman (TV Series)
Opening Narrator / Opening announcer
- A Deadly Dream (1980) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- Return of the Spider-Queen (1979) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- A Crime in Time (1979) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Great Magini (1979) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- Invasion of the Black Hole (1979) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
 1978 The Fantastic Four (TV Series)
Opening Narrator
- Blastaar, the Living Bomb Burst (1978) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- Calamity on the Campus (1978) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Frightful Four (1978) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Diamond of Doom (1978) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
- The Impossible Man (1978) ... Opening Narrator (voice)
 1976 Tunnel Vision
Announcer
 1965-1968 Lost in Space (TV Series)
The Robot / Narrator / Announcer
- Junkyard of Space (1968) ... The Robot (voice, uncredited)
- The Great Vegetable Rebellion (1968) ... The Robot (voice, uncredited)
- The Flaming Planet (1968) ... The Robot (voice, uncredited)
- Space Beauty (1968) ... The Robot (voice, uncredited)
- Fugitives in Space (1968) ... The Robot (voice, uncredited)
 1966-1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Announcer / Mission Control Announcer
- Pirates of Deadman's Island (1967) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- Billy the Kid (1967) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- Idol of Death (1967) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- The Walls of Jericho (1967) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- The Ghost of Nero (1967) ... Announcer (uncredited)
 1964-1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Brain / Narrator
- Monster from the Inferno (1966) ... Brain (voice, uncredited)
- Eleven Days to Zero (1964) ... Narrator (uncredited)
 1966 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #1.2 (1966) ... Announcer
 1963 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series)
Announcer (uncredited)
 1962-1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Announcer
- Tommy (1963) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- The Crucible (1963) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- A Taste of Peace (1963) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- Ol' Buddy (1963) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- One Puka Puka (1963) ... Announcer (uncredited)
 1962 Adventures of the Road-Runner (Short)
ACME commercial announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1960-1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Announcer
- Dead Heat (1962) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- The Money Game (1962) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- The Impractical Joker (1961) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- Ghost of a Chance (1961) ... Announcer (uncredited)
- Black Orange Blossoms (1961) ... Announcer (uncredited)
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Caller
- Blondes Prefer Gentlemen (1961) ... Caller
 1955 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Narrator
- Man and the Moon (1955) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- Man in Space (1955) ... Narrator
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Townsman
- Annie and the Outlaw's Son (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Outlaw Mesa (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Annie Makes a Marriage (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Annie Helps a Drifter (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Bull's Eye (1954) ... (uncredited)
 1953 Space Patrol (TV Series)
Announcer
- The Laughing Alien (1953) ... Announcer (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (12 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Dick Tufeld Speaking | Richard Tufeld
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Trivia:

Dick was the VO for Gallo wines. They switched agencies and held a audition for new announcers. Dick wasn't invited, was miffed, and secretly submitted an audition tape to the recording studio under an assumed name. Shortly thereafter, he met the Gallo ad manager who, embarrassed because Dick hadn't been asked to audition, asked him to record. The studio later told Dick he was two out of the ... See more »

Trademark:

The voice of the Robot from "Lost in Space" and all spinoffs thereof

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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