Dick Wesson (announcer)
February 20, 1919|
|Died||January 27, 1979
Costa Mesa, California, U.S.
Cause of death
|Occupation||film and television announcer|
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Dick Wesson (February 20, 1919 - January 27, 1979) was an American movie and television announcer. He is best known as the announcer for The Wonderful World of Disney from 1954-1979, and many Quinn Martin series.
Wesson started in radio and worked as an announcer on early television shows, among them Space Patrol. On the live television special covering the opening of Disneyland, Wesson appeared as the captain of the Rocket To The Moon ride and was interviewed by Art Linkletter and Danny Thomas. He occasionally did some acting, including appearances in the Golden Horseshoe Revue show at Disneyland.
Death and afterward
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