R.I.P. Dick Tufeld

Best known for voicing the Robot from the Lost In Space TV series and the movie, as well as many TV show announcer spots, Dick Tufeld has died at 85. Tufeld was a cancer survivor and suffered from Parkinson’s disease. The news comes from fellow Lost in Space alum Billy Mumy’s Facebook page in which he said:  “Dick Tufeld was a really cool guy. He’s reunited with his wife Adrian now. R.I.P. Dick. You will be missed big-time.”


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“The first words heard in the Irwin Allen’s Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: “This is the Seaview, the most extraordinary submarine in all the seven seas”. The first words heard in the Irwin Allen’s Lost In Space tv series belonged to Dick Tufeld: “This is the beginning, this is the day, you are watching the unfolding of one of history’s great adventures…” Tufeld was also heard at the start of several episodes of Irwin Allen’s The Time Tunnel: “Two American scientists are lost…” - IMDB

 


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[Sources] IMDB & TMZ


Posted by Michael Kaudze on 01/24 at 12:28 PM


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