Mark Elliot (voice-over artist)

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Mark Elliot
Born September 11, 1939
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Other names Mark Elliott
Occupation Voice-over artist
Years active 1967-present
Known for voice over artist for Walt Disney Entertainment since 1983.

Mark Elliot (born 1939) is the primary voice-over artist for Walt Disney Entertainment since 1983. He provides voice overs for trailers, logos, feature presentations and commercials. He's well known for his voice overs in Disney's television series. He was also the voice of CBS throughout the 1980s and 1990s and various theatrical trailers for such animated movies as Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, Once Upon a Forest, Asterix Conquers America, The Pagemaster, and The Swan Princess. In addition to his behind-the-scenes work, Elliot stars with four other notable voice artists in the 1997 short film 5 Men and a Limo. One of his most well-known voice-overs for Disney is the catchphrase "And Now, Our Feature Presentation," which he says at the start of most Disney films on video on a "Feature Presentation" logo.

Previously, Elliot was a radio disc jockey, having deejayed for KIOA in Des Moines, Iowa (as Sandy Shore), WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio (as Buddy Harrison), and RKO General radio stations CKLW in Windsor/Detroit (as Ed Mitchell), KFRC in San Francisco and KHJ in Los Angeles. Later, Elliot guest-hosted for Casey Kasem on American Top 40 several times between 1977 and 1982, and again when Casey hosted Casey's Top 40, he was the regular guest host from 1989 to 1993. He also briefly had his own music countdown show for Drake-Chenault, The Weekly Top 30, which aired between 1979 and 1982.

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