Voice of “Lost in Space” Robot, Dick Tufeld,
Dies at 85
He also served as the announcer on dozens of TV and radio shows and was the voice of ABC daytime for 30 years.Dick Tufeld, who spent three decades as the voice for ABC daytime programming and achieved pop-culture status as the voice of the robot in 1960s series Lost in Space, died Jan. 22 at his home in Studio City. He was 85.
Tufeld served as the announcer for the cartoons Bugs Bunny and The Jetsons, announced 16 Grammy Awards and the Emmys and did voice work on such series as Peyton Place, Zorro, Get Smart, It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, The Simpsons and producer Irwin Allen’s The Fantastic Four, The Time Tunnel and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.
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