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Hal Douglas (1924–2014)


Voiceover artist par excellence Hal Douglas was born Harold Cone on September 1, 1924 in Stamford, Connecticut. The son of Samuel and Miriam Levenson Cone, Hal and his brother Edwin were primarily raised by their grandparents Sarah and Tevya Levenson after their mother died when Hal was only nine. (Their father later remarried.) Douglas trained as... See full bio »

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Known For

The Holiday Movie Trailer Narrator
(2006)
(1982)
(2002)
Below the Rim Self - Narrator
(1994)

Filmography

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 2006 The Holiday
Movie Trailer Narrator (voice)
 2004 Johnny Bravo (TV Series)
Hal Douglas
- Johnny Bravo Goes to Hollywood (2004) ... Hal Douglas (voice)
 2002 Comedian: Trailer (Short)
Jack
 1995 Waterworld
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1987 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Home Video Cassette Promo Narrator (1990) (voice, uncredited)
 1982 Disney's Halloween Treat (Video)
Narrator
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 2014 NOS Uit het Leven (TV Series documentary) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- NOS Uit het leven van 2014 (2014) ... (in memory of)
 1997 Five Men and a Limo (Short) (special thanks)
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 2013 A Great Voice (Documentary short)
Self
 2002 Toronto Maple Leafs Forever: The Tradition of the Toronto Maple Leafs (Video documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1997-1999 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary short)
Narrator
- Anna and the King: A Modern Epic (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- On the Set: 'My Best Friend's Wedding' (1997) ... Narrator (voice)
 1997 Five Men and a Limo (Short)
Self (voice, uncredited)
 1997 NBA 2000: Stars for the New Millennium (Video)
Self - Narrator
 1996 Houdini (Documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1996 NHL: Overtime (Video documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1995 Rebels with a Cause: The Story of the American Football League (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 1994 Below the Rim
Self - Narrator
 1986 Disney's Scary Tales of Halloween (TV Special)
The Grand Pumpkin
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 2018 Staunch T.V. (TV Series)
Self
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Trailer narrator for Comedian. See more »

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Personal Quote:

Movies, particularly, fall into departments. You have an action film, you have a romantic film, you have the dark films. They all suggest an attitude and a voice quality. I don't do character voices per se, but depending upon the emotion, try to approach it as an actor. See more »

Trivia:

After moving to New York, he changed his last name to Douglas. He supplemented his small income from acting jobs with voice-over and announcing work on radio and television. He became much sought-after for commercials and lead-ins for TV shows. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive gravelly baritone voice. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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