Alan Rosenberg Statement on the Passing of Don LaFontaine
Los Angeles, Sept. 2, 2008 — Screen Actors Guild today released the following statement from President Alan Rosenberg on the passing of Don LaFontaine:
“Don was a phenomenal actor and a prodigious and amazing voice talent who could, like the best voice artists, make any material uniquely his own. His contributions on and off “mic” enriched the profession and Screen Actors Guild. He will be greatly missed by all of us. Our thoughts go out to his loved ones at this difficult time.”
President, Screen Actors Guild
LaFontaine was a 26-year member of Screen Actors Guild and is perhaps best known for the quality and sheer volume of his voice work. Throughout his career, LaFontaine recorded hundreds of thousands of voiceovers and became known as the “movie” voice through his work on feature film trailers.