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Hal Douglas Net Worth

Hal Douglas Net Worth 2019: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Harold Cone net worth is
$10 Million


Harold Cone Wiki Biography

Voiceover artist par excellence Hal Douglas was born Harold Cone on September 1, 1924 in Stamford, Connecticut. The son of Samuel and Miriam Levenson Cone, Hal and his brother Edwin were primarily raised by their grandparents Sarah and Tevya Levenson after their mother died when Hal was only nine. (Their father later remarried.) Douglas trained as...

Full NameHal Douglas
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 1, 1924
Died2014-03-07
Place Of BirthStamford, Connecticut, USA
ProfessionActor
EducationUniversity of Miami
NationalityAmerican
SpouseRuth Francis Douglas
ChildrenDaughter Sarah, sons Jeremy and Jon
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0235069
MoviesThe Holiday
#Trademark
1Often started trailers he narrated with the phrase "In a world ..."
2Distinctive gravelly baritone voice.
#Quote
1Movies, particularly, fall into departments. You have an action film, you have a romantic film, you have the dark films. They all suggest an attitude and a voice quality. I don't do character voices per se, but depending upon the emotion, try to approach it as an actor.
2I'm not outstanding in any way. It's a craft that you learn, like making a good pair of shoes. And I just consider myself a good shoemaker.
3[on his voiceover work] I'm not outstanding in any way. It's a craft that you learn, like making a good pair of shoes. And I just consider myself a good shoemaker.
4[on his distinctive gravelly baritone] I never thought of it as a great voice.
5[describing his voice] Throaty, chesty, a voice in need of clearing.
#Fact
1His parents were Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe.
2Worked for a decade in advertising prior to moving into full-time voiceover work in the mid-1960's.
3After moving to New York, he changed his last name to Douglas. He supplemented his small income from acting jobs with voice-over and announcing work on radio and television. He became much sought-after for commercials and lead-ins for TV shows.
4He trained as a pilot and spent three years in the Navy during WWII. He wrote fiction in his free time. After the war he studied acting at the University of Miami on the GI bill.
5His voice can be heard in a lot of movie trailers, he's known as "In a world..." guy.
6Described by a Miramax publicist as "perhaps the most recognizable trailer voice in the business."

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Holiday2006Movie Trailer Narrator (voice)
Johnny Bravo2004TV SeriesHal Douglas
Waterworld1995Narrator (voice, uncredited)
Disney's Halloween Treat1982VideoNarrator

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Five Men and a Limo1997Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Toronto Maple Leafs Forever: The Tradition of the Toronto Maple Leafs2002Video documentaryNarrator (voice)
HBO First Look1997-1999TV Series documentaryNarrator
Five Men and a Limo1997ShortHimself (uncredited)
Houdini1996DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
NHL: Overtime1996Video documentaryNarrator (voice)
Rebels with a Cause: The Story of the American Football League1995TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)

Known for movies

Source
IMDB Wikipedia

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