Movie Trailer Voiceover Legend Hal Douglas Dead At 89

Movie Trailer Voiceover Legend Hal Douglas Dead At 89

Hal Douglas, the voice of countless movies trailers, died at the age of 89. He will be remembered for his famous voice in movie trailers for the likes of: "Forrest Gump", "Men In Black", "Lethal Weapon", and many more. Hit the jump to pay tribute to this legend.



Hal Douglas who often started trailers he narrated with the phrase "In a world ..." has died at the age of 89. Hal's well known voice graced many famous trailers for films such as "Forrest Gump", "Men In Black", "Lethal Weapon", and "Philadelphia". Hal's career spanned over five decades and voiced well over a 1000 trailers.



Hal's only known on screen role came in the trailer for a 2002 documentary for Jerry Seinfeld the Comedian. More than likely when you sat in a movie theater and watched the trailers, 2 to 3 of the trailers were voiced over by Hal.



Douglas's life and career was told in a 2013 short film "A Great Voice". In this short film you can see some of the iconic trailers Douglas was able to voice. Douglas died on March 7. According to Douglas's daughter Sarah, her father passed away with complications from pancreatic cancer. Douglas laves behind his wife Ruth, a daughter, and two sons.
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