Ed Herlihy

Actor, Film actor

1909 – 1999

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Who was Ed Herlihy?

Edward Joseph "Ed" Herlihy was an American newsreel narrator for Universal-International. He was also a long-time radio and television announcer for NBC, hosting The Horn and Hardart Children's Hour in the 1940s and 1950, and was briefly interim announcer on The Tonight Show in 1962. He was also the voice of Kraft Foods radio and TV commercials from the 1940s through the early 1980s. When he died in 1999, his New York Times obituary said he was "A Voice of Cheer and Cheese".

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Born
Aug 14, 1909
Boston
Also known as
  • Edward Joseph Herlihy
  • Ed
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Boston College
Died
Jan 30, 1999
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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