Chuck Riley (I) (1940–2007)

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Voiceover artist and disc jockey Chuck Riley was born Charles Daniel Hanks Jr. on July 21, 1940 in Kaplan, Louisiana. The first child born to Charles and Irene Hanks, Riley moved with his family to Duncan, Oklahoma in 1952. Following graduation from high school in 1958, Chuck began his career as a disc jockey at the radio station KOMA in Oklahoma ... See full bio »
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Wait Until Dark Camera and Electrical Department
Superior Court Narrator


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 2007 Meet the Robinsons
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1998 Ronin
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
 1997 Titanic
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
 1995-1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
The Announcer
- Easy Street (1996) ... The Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- An Affair to Forget (1996) ... The Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Turkey Day (1996) ... The Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Sixteen Candles and Four-Hundred-Pound Men (1996) ... The Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Dangerous Secret (1996) ... The Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1995 Nixon
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1994 The Postman (Il Postino)
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
 1992 Galaxies Are Colliding
 1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Child's Play 2
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Trump Card (TV Series)
Announcer (as Chuck Reilly)
 1988 Die Hard
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
 1987 Superior Court (TV Series)
- Teenager Abuse (1987) ... Narrator
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
 1972 The Godfather
Narrator of Theatrical Trailer (voice, uncredited)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

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He provided voice-work to four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: The Godfather (1972), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The Postman (Il Postino) (1994) and Titanic (1997). Of those, The Godfather (1972) and Titanic (1997) are winners in the category.


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