Voice Actor Don LaFontaine Dies at 68

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Beloved voice actor Don LaFontaine, responsible for narrating more than 5,000 movie trailers and coining the classic phrase "In a world…," died yesterday from complications related to the treatment of a collapsed lung, according to his publicist. Remembers one Vulture reader in an e-mail, "He was more significant to the movie industry than just about every bullshit actor around now." And so he was. After the jump, the trailer for The Elephant Man, LaFontaine's personal favorite.

'In a world' voiceover master dies at 68 [CNN]