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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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(1998)
Lost in Space The Robot / Announcer / Narrator
(1965-1968)
(1980)
The Fantastic Four Opening Narrator
(1978)

Filmography

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 1998-2004 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Rambler-Crane Series Robot / 'Lost in Space' Robot
- Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore (2004) ... Rambler-Crane Series Robot (voice)
- Mayored to the Mob (1998) ... 'Lost in Space' Robot (voice)
 1998-2000 Histeria! (TV Series)
Announcer / Movie Trailer Announcer
- Big Fat Baby Theatre (2000) ... Movie Trailer Announcer (voice)
- Histeria Around the World: Part 2 (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
- The Teddy Roosevelt Show (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
- Loud Kiddington's Ancient History (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
- Writers of the Purple Prose (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
 1998 Lost in Space
Robot (voice)
 1992 Garfield and Friends (TV Series)
 1988 Here's to You, Mickey Mouse (TV Movie)
Narrator (as Richard Tufeld)
 1985 The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (TV Series)
Announcer
- The Seeds of Doom (1985) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1984 SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (TV Series)
Announcer
- The Village of Lost Souls/The Curator (1984) ... Announcer (voice)
- The Case of the Dreadful Dolls/The Royal Ruse (1984) ... Announcer (voice)
- Island of the Dinosoids/Uncle Mxyzptlk (1984) ... Announcer (voice)
- Darkseid's Golden Trap (1984) ... Announcer (voice)
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 2 (TV Movie)
Narrator (segment "School, Girls & You!")
 1981-1983 Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (TV Series)
Opening announcer
- Mission: Save the Guardstar (1983) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- The X-Men Adventure (1983) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- Spidey Meets the Girl from Tomorrow (1983) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- The Origin of the Spider-Friends (1983) ... Opening announcer (voice)
- Attack of the Arachnoid (1983) ... Opening announcer (voice)
 1982 Two Top Bananas (TV Short)
Announcer
 1982 Magic with the Stars (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice)
 1981 A Dream Called Walt Disney World (Video short)
Narrator (uncredited)
 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
 1974 Earthquake
Narrator (Opening) (uncredited)
 1972-1973 The Julie Andrews Hour (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #1.24 (1973) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #1.13 (1972) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #1.12 (1972) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #1.11 (1972) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #1.10 (1972) ... Announcer (voice)
 1964-1969 Peyton Place (TV Series)
Announcer
- Episode #5.54 (1969) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #5.53 (1969) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #5.52 (1969) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #5.51 (1969) ... Announcer (voice)
- Episode #5.50 (1969) ... Announcer (voice)
 1965-1968 Lost in Space (TV Series)
The Robot / Announcer / Narrator
- Junkyard in 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)
 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 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Narrator
- Man and the Moon (1955) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Man in Space (1955) ... Narrator (voice)
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Townsman
- Annie and the Outlaw's Son (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Outlaw Mesa (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Annie Joins the Cavalry (1954) ... (uncredited)
- Annie and the Texas Sandman (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Annie Gets Her Man (1954) ... (uncredited)
 1953 Space Patrol (TV Series)
Announcer
- The Laughing Alien (1953) ... Announcer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Dick Tufeld Speaking | Richard Tufeld

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Best known for voicing the Robot from the Lost In Space TV series and the movie, as well as many TV show announcer spots. See more »

Trademark:

The voice of the Robot from "Lost in Space" and all spinoffs thereof except the cartoon series (Robot voiced by Don Messick)

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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