Monday, September 27, 2010

the narrator

william conrad

(september 27, 1920 – february 11, 1994)

famous for his dramatic baritone voice, he did extensive work in radio, television, and movies as an actor, writer, director, and producer. he played marshall matt dillon in the gunsmoke radio show, and narrated television programs such as the fugitive; the wild, wild world of animals; and rocky and bullwinkle. he is most famous for his television roles as detective frank cannon and jason 'fatman' mccabe.

here's the very first episode of rocky and bullwinkle, 'jet fuel formula' ("don't miss tomorrow's exciting episode!"):

here's the intro for conrad's final role as a veteran district attorney in 'jake and the fatman':

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