Wendell Niles (December 29, 1904 – March 28, 1994) was one of the great announcers of the American golden age of radio. He was an announcer on such shows as The Bob Hope Show, The Burns & Allen Show, The Milton Berle Show and The Chase and Sanborn Hour . On February 15, 1950, Wendell starred in the radio pilot for The Adventures of the Scarlet Cloak along with Gerald Mohr.
He and his brother, Ken, developed one of the first radio dramas, which eventually became Theatre of the Mind.
Wendell and his brother Ken Niles are the first brothers to have stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Obituary in The New York Times, March 31, 1994. Retrieved on May 3, 2008.
- Obituary in Variety, March 30, 1994. Retrieved on May 3, 2008.
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