You may not know the name, but you know his voice. Today we mourn the loss of the man who, forÂ decades, has beenÂ the voice of movie trailers. Don LaFontaine died yesterday in Los Angeles. He was 68.
Thirty years ago, LaFontaine was working as a recording engineer on the promo for Dr. Strangelove, one of the first films to use specialized trailers for promotion. Don found that he had a knack for writing copy and editing music and effects for the spots, and he started specializing in movie trailer... READ ON