Jordi Estadella

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Jordi Estadella
Born Jorge Estadella Gracia
(1948-11-11)11 November 1948
Barcelona, Spain
Died 30 April 2010(2010-04-30) (aged 61)
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Journalist, Film dubber, Voice actor

Jordi Estadella Gracia (11 November 1948 – 30 April 2010) was a Spanish voice actor, journalist, radio and television host and film dubber. Estadella's career spanned more than 40 years.[1] He was best known to Spaniards as the host of the game show, Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez, from 1991 until 1993.[1]

Estadella began his career in 1970 at Radio Juventud de Barcelona (Barcelona Youth Radio).[1] He began working as a voice actor and dubber beginning in 1977,[2] providing in the Spanish and Catalan voices of dozens of actors and characters in film, including Groucho Marx, Richard Guilliland, Jerry Lewis and Luc Durand in Inspector Gadget.[1][3]

Estadella made his television debut in 1985 as host of the TV3 talk show, Piano Bar.[1] In 1990, he began presenting the Televisión Española show, No te rías, que es peor.[1] Estadella further increased his television presence nationwide in 1991 as host of the popular game show, Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez, which he continued to host until 1993.[1] The role made Estadella a household name throughout Spain.[1]

He spent much of the next two decades working with either the Telecinco television station or the Catalan channel, TV3.[1] In his later years, Estadella returned to radio, hosting several gastronomical shows, including De boca en boca on COM Radio de Barcelona.[1] He was also the host of the Spanish version of Greed.

Jordi Estadella died at the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona at 4 a.m. on 30 April 2010 at the age of 61, after suffering from a long illness.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Muere Estadella voz del "Un dos tres"". La Razón (Madrid). 30 April 2010. Archived from the original on 3 May 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Fallece a los 61 años Jordi Estadella". El País. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-22. 
  3. ^ a b "Don Tito B... Muere Jordi Estadella, locutor de radio y célebre presentador de "Un, dos, tres"". Lne.es. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-22.