John Forsythe, Narrator
John Forsythe's portrayal of Blake Carrington, the ruthless Denver oil magnate in Dynasty, won him critical acclaim as well as numerous Emmy nominations, and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Dramatic Television Series. Forsythe has a distinguished list of credits from virtually every sector of the entertainment industry and his career continues to flourish after five decades. He remains only one of a few actors who has been a part of three extremely successful, long-running television series--Bachelor Father, Norman Lear's The Powers That Be, and Charlie's Angels. Forsythe began his career as a sports announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers, segued into radio acting and, later, moved on to become one of the original members of the prestigious Actors Studio. Broadway appearances in Vickie and Yankee Point led to a motion picture contract with Warner Bros. and his Hollywood debut with Cary Grant in Destination Tokyo. After serving in the US Army Corps during World War II, Forsythe acted in many of the early live television shows, including Studio One and Philco Playhouse, and went on to starring roles on Broadway in Mr. Roberts and Teahouse of the August Moon. He also starred in numerous television movies, series, and specials, and in such feature films as And Justice For All, Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, and Alfred Hitchcock's The Trouble With Harry. Currently, Forsythe is narrating various documentaries, Arnold Palmer: Golf's Heart and Soul among them, and supplies numerous character voices for a variety of animated children's projects for television series and videos.
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