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John Stephenson

Actor/voiceover artist

Born - 9 August 1923, Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Died - 15 May 2015

Light-haired, pale-eyed, puzzled-looking American actor, in films from the early 1950s, But the major part of his career, from 1960, was taken up with voice-over work, as his authoritative tones were heard as a vast variety of cartoon characters including Mr Slate in The Flintstones. He was also the sonorous narrator on the second TV series of Dragnet in the late 1960s. Films in which he appeared before the camera included Day of Triumph (1954), The Looters (1955), Strange Lady in Town (1955), Teenage Rebel (1956), The Night Runner (1957), Spartacus (1960), Hellfighters (1968), Topaz (1969), Herbie Rides Again (1974) and At Long Last Love (1975), his last, although his voiceover work continued until 2010. He died from Alzheimer's Disease.