Westbrook Van Voorhis (1903–1968)

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Westbrook Van Voorhis was born on September 21, 1903 in New Milford, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Tembo (1952), Operation Manhunt (1954) and The Ladies Man (1961). He was previously married to Mabel Throckmorton Chaffee and Constance McKay Scott. He died on July 13, 1968 in New Milford, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Tembo Narrator
Operation Manhunt Narrator, opening sequence
The Ladies Man TV Person to Person
The Philco Television Playhouse Philco announcer (2)


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 1961 The Ladies Man
TV Person to Person
 1957-1958 Panic! (TV Series)
- Fire Lookout Post (1958) ... Narrator (voice)
- Peter and the Tiger (1957) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Airline Hostess (1957) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Prisoner (1957) ... Narrator
 1954-1956 Justice (TV Series)
- Pattern of Lies (1956) ... Narrator
- The Frightened Witness (1956) ... Narrator
- Legacy of Hate (1956) ... Narrator
- The Willing Victim (1956) ... Narrator
- Sign Right Here (1956) ... Narrator
 1954 Operation Manhunt
Narrator, opening sequence
 1952 Walk East on Beacon!
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Philco announcer (2)
- Without Fear or Favor (1952) ... Philco announcer (2)
 1952 Tembo (Documentary)
 1951 Doorway to Danger (TV Series)
Narrator (1951)
 1945 Teen-Age Girls (Short)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Westbrook van Voorhis - Narrator (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Radio and film newsreels, "The March of Time" (1930s-40s), narrator. See more »


Mabel Throckmorton Chaffee  (his death) | See more »

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His voice was prominently featured for the narration of "The March of Time". See more »


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