Famous movie trailer announcer dies

September 2, 2008 12:57:33 PM PDT
It's now a world without "that announcer guy from the movies." Don LaFontaine's Web site says he voiced nearly 5,000 movie trailers, including "Godfather 2" and "Borat." He also had a funny exchange with Homer in "The Simpsons Movie."

We finally saw what he looked like when he filmed a Geico commercial last year. He spoofed his trademark where he'd start his movie trailers with "In a world where ..."

LaFontaine has now died at the age of 68.

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