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RIP John Stephenson, ILL's Philip Morris Announcer


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Announcer, actor and voiceover actor John Stephenson died May 15 at age 91.  John was I LOVE LUCY's Philip Morris spokesman/announcer. 


John was a regular at the Hanna-Barbera animation studio, providing voices in hundreds of cartoons, and his notable credits include 'Mr. Slate' in THE FLINTSTONES and 'Dr. Quest' in JONNY QUEST.


John Stephenson Obituary -  Mark Evanier's NewsFromME Blog







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  • 3 weeks later...

Didn't realize he was still around after all these years  - he was a terrific voice actor for Hanna-Barbera, not only in his iconic Mr. Slate but he did a wonderful Cary Grant impersonation (much better than Tony Curtis' in Some Like it Hot) as the coolest cat in Top Cat's posse.  RIP.

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