Mark Eliot, the voice behind a large number of her movie trailers Disney, died at the age of 81.
According to THR, Mark Eliot died on April 3, in a hospital in Los Angeles after two heart attacks. The American voice actor was also battling lung cancer.
Mark Eliot began his career in the media in the late 1950s, working as a radio DJ.
After two decades on radio stations in Iowa, Ohio, Ontario, San Francisco and Los Angeles, he began popping up in 1977, with his first commercials for movies Smokey and the Bandit, Star Wars and The Goodbye Girl.
At the same time, Disney trailer producer Craig Murray hired Eliot for the movie re-release trailer. “Cinderella”. Until the 2000s, it was the voice of Disney.
“You think about the decisions that are made and the paths that you choose and all these things and for me the beginning of working with Disney is the defining moment in my life, not only in my career, but also in my life. Because it gave me this identity which… continues to this day “he had stated in an interview with VO Buzz Weekly in 2015.
«Being the voice of Disney is a great foundation for my career. “If this is the identity I carry with me for the rest of my life, I would not do anything different.”
The last trailer in which he was a narrator was in 2008 in the special DVD version of the animated films. “The Aristocats” and “101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure” (01 Dalmatian Dogs 2: Patsy’s Adventure).