Don LaFontaine (1940–2008)


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Don LaFontaine was born on August 26, 1940 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. He is known for In a World... (2013), The Hitter (1978) and Free Radio (2007). He was married to Nita Whitaker and Joan Studva. He died on September 1, 2008 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

In a World... Don La Fontaine
(2013)
The Hitter Music Department
(1978)
Free Radio Don LaFontaine
(2008)
Sandman Santa, Balladeer
(1998)

Filmography

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 2013 In a World...
Don La Fontaine
 1991-2011 America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (TV Series documentary)
Announcer
- Richard Herringa (2011) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #24.19 (2011) ... Announcer (voice)
- Turnell Turner (2011) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #24.16 (2011) ... Announcer (voice)
- Women Fighting Back Special Edition (2011) ... Announcer (voice)
 2009 Taking the Hill: The Warrior's Journey Home (Documentary)
Host / Narrator
 2009 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series short)
Movie VO Voice
- The Chronicles of Meap (2009) ... Movie VO Voice (voice)
 2001-2009 Family Guy (TV Series)
Narrator / FOX Announcer
- Ocean's Three and a Half (2009) ... (voice)
- Stewie B. Goode (2006) ... (voice)
- Brian Sings and Swings (2006) ... Narrator (voice)
- Road to Europe (2002) ... (voice)
- Screwed the Pooch (2001) ... FOX Announcer (voice)
 2009 Captain Alpha Male (TV Movie)
Lord of All Good
 2008 Free Radio (TV Series)
Don LaFontaine
- Lance Gets a Manager (2008) ... Don LaFontaine
 2008 American Dad! (TV Series)
Movie Trailer Announcer
- Tearjerker (2008) ... Movie Trailer Announcer (voice)
 2007 Random! Cartoons (TV Series short)
Announcer
- Fanboy (2007) ... Announcer (voice)
 2007 Frank TV (TV Series)
- Franksgiving (2007)
 2007 Live!
Announcer (voice)
 2007 Internet Safety Force (Video short)
Opening Narration
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Announcer (voice)
 2006 Morrow Road Concept Trailer (Video short)
Narrator
 2006/II Interrogation (Short)
Luke
 2006 I-See-You.com
Don LaFontaine (as Don La Fontaine)
 2005 Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (Video)
FOX Announcer (voice)
 2002-2004 Fillmore! (TV Series)
Announcer
- Field Trip of the Just (2004) ... Announcer (voice)
- A Dark Score Evened (2004) ... Announcer (voice)
- This Savior, a Snitch (2004) ... Announcer (voice)
- Play On, Maestro! Play On! (2004) ... Announcer (voice)
- Code Name: Electric Haircut, (2004) ... Announcer (voice)
 2003 Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (Video Game)
Attract Loop Narrator (voice)
 2002 Santa vs. the Snowman 3D (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2001 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Wormhole X-Treme Trailer Announcer
- Wormhole X-Treme! (2001) ... Wormhole X-Treme Trailer Announcer (uncredited)
 2000 Wizards & Warriors (Video Game)
Dungeon Master (as Dave Maxwell)
 1999 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1999 Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion (Video Game)
Narrator
 1999 Claire Makes It Big (Short)
Wild Horses Trailer Narrator (voice)
 1998 Sandman
Santa, Balladeer
 1997-1998 Team Knight Rider (TV Series)
Opening Narrator
- Legion of Doom (1998) ... Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Apocalypse Maybe (1998) ... Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Home Away from Home (1998) ... Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Ixtafa Affair (1998) ... Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Blonde Woman (1998) ... Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1997 Santa vs. the Snowman (TV Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1997 Plump Fiction
Voice-over (voice)
 1993-1997 Renegade (TV Series)
Opening Sequence Narrator
- The Bad Seed (1997) ... Opening Sequence Narrator (voice)
- The Maltese Indian (1997) ... Opening Sequence Narrator (voice)
- Born Under a Bad Sign (1997) ... Opening Sequence Narrator (voice)
- Bounty Hunter of the Year (1997) ... Opening Sequence Narrator (voice)
- Blood Hunt (1997) ... Opening Sequence Narrator (voice)
 1996 The Birdcage
Radio Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
 1996 Powerslave (Video Game)
Voice
 1993 Last Action Hero
Movie Trailer Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1991 Terminator 2: Judgement Day Promo Commercial (Video short)
Voiceover (voice)
 1990 A Man Called Sarge
Narrator (voice)
 1988 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
Trailer Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1986 Rambo (TV Series)
Narrator
- Horror of the Highlands (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Change of Face (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- S.A.V.A.G.E. Space (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Twin Within (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Sepulcher of Power (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
 1982 Time Walker
Reporter
 1981 St. Helens
Narrator (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Trailer narrator for Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Don La Fontaine | Dave Maxwell

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Spouse:

Joan Studva  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's never too early....for a salad! See more »

Trivia:

His first professional voice work came while working on the 1964 movie Gunfighters of Casa Grande (1964). He filled in for a voice actor in a radio promo. This led to more voice work; by the 1970s, he was one of Hollywood's busiest voice talents. See more »

Trademark:

His booming, powerful voice See more »

Nickname:

Thunder Throat See more »

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