Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Ed Herlihy
Ed Herlihy (August 14, 1909-January 30, 1999), born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., was a newsreel narrator for Universal-International. His voice was heard in countless films on every subject, making him one of the best-known voices in broadcast history. He also was a long-time radio and television announcer for NBC, hosting The Horn and Hardart Children's Hour in the 1940s and 1950, as well as doing Kraft commercials during the 1960s through the early-1980s. He was also Jack Paar's announcer on The Tonight Show.
He died of natural causes in New York City, at age 89.