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Richard Norton "Dick" Tufeld
Birth: Dec. 11, 1926
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2012
Studio City
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Pioneer Radio and TV Announcer. He is perhaps best remembered as the voice of the robot in the 1960s TV series "Lost in Space", a role he reprised for the 1998 feature film. From the 1950s onward, he entertained American audiences as an actor, announcer, narrator and voice actor. His voice career began in radio. In the early 1950s, he was the announcer on "The Amazing Mr. Malone" for the American Broadcasting Company (before the show moved to New York and NBC). In the fall radio season, he followed with Alan Reed's "Falstaff's Fables", which was a 5 minute ABC program. From October 25, 1952 to March 19, 1955, he was the announcer for the entire run of ABC Radio's "Space Patrol". He then moved to television news, anchoring "The Three Star Final", a 15-minute newscast on KABC-TV in Los Angeles, CA which debuted on October 3, 1955, at 12 noon, moving to to 11 pm in April 2, 1956. He provided the narration voice-over for many other Irwin Allen productions, such as "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" and "The Time Tunnel". He was often used as the announcer on various Disney TV shows including the 19571959 series "Zorro" and also had stints as the house announcer on 2 ABC variety series, "The Hollywood Palace" and "The Julie Andrews Hour". In 1978, he did voice work for the animated television series "Fantastic Four". His was the voice for promotional announcements on all the major networks, as well as countless commercials. He was also well known for his work as the voice of the Emmy Awards, the Grammy Awards show for 16 years, and the ABC network for multiple decades. (bio by: Kenneth Gilbert) 
 
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  Adrienne Blumberg Tufeld (1927 - 2004)
 
Burial:
Mount Sinai Memorial Park
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 24, 2012
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Rest in peace
- Lynne
 Added: Jun. 28, 2016

- chris graziano
 Added: Jan. 22, 2016
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jan. 22, 2016
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